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Summer 2021 - Data Science and Analytics Intern (Legal Operations)

Date: Jan 15, 2021

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 20488: Summer 2021 - Data Science and Analytics Intern (Legal Operations)  #LI-NM1


Job Description

Primary Purpose:


The Data Science and Analytics Intern will support Norfolk Southern’s Legal Operations Team by converting business data into insights used for business decision-making across the Law Department.


NS’s Legal Operations Team supports the Law Department by helping align its work with the needs of the business and driving efficiencies through technology, process improvement, and analytics.  Our responsibilities include managing legal technology tools, eBilling, matter management, developing and maintaining department manuals and processes, and managing vendor relationships.


Principal Duties:


- Provide management with recommendations for the use of analytical models and decision support systems to improve business processes, increase revenues, and reduce costs.

- Effectively utilize statistical, data mining, machine learning, and operations research techniques and computer science skills in delivering advanced analytics and decision support systems.

- Collaborate with Law Department stakeholders to identify opportunities for process improvement by using decision tools to develop project proposals and to manage projects through to completion.

- Provide insight into leading analytics practices and produce new and creative analytics solutions.



Internship Requirements:

Our internship program requires an individual be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student, have a formal arrangement with their academic institution, and be able to work full-time during the semester.



Preferred Level: Bachelor’s or Master’s



Preferred Majors: Business Analytics, Computer and Information Sciences, Engineering – Statistics,  Mathematical Sciences - Applied Mathematics, Data Science


Preferred Technical Skills: Advanced machine learning techniques and algorithms, Data visualization tools, e.g. Tableau or Spotfire, and Knowledge in R



 Salary Information: All Interns will be paid according to their class standing:

 Sophomore - $2,800/month

 Junior - $3,000 /month

 Senior - $3,300/month

 Graduate Student - $3,666/month


New Headquarters – Atlanta, GA


Norfolk Southern is in the process of constructing a vibrant & modern corporate HQ in Midtown Atlanta, GA. Our HQ is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2021. To check out a sneak peek, we’ve linked a playlist below.







Company Overview



Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers.


We are a team of more than 20,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation." As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation and, gender identity. Together, we power progress.



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