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Summer 2021 - Operations Research

Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

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A Day in the Life of an Operations Research Intern

To learn more about our Technology Internship opportunities, please use the link below to watch a 2-minute video: 

http://bit.ly/NS_IT_Intern

 

As an Intern in our Operations Research department, you will assist with building new optimization models, enhancing the existing mathematical models, and conducting data analyses. You will also be working with development of decision support software (DSS) to improve assets utilization and to reduce operating cost. The application front end uses technologies ranging from HTML, java scripts, CSS, Flex, and Swing. The application back end uses technologies ranging from Struts, Spring, Hibernate, JDBC, etc running on Weblogic, TOMCAT, and IIS application servers.

 

Duties & Responsibilities: We are recruiting 2 types of interns with different responsibilities.

  1. Operations Research Interns: Candidates with educational training in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research and other related engineering majors will assist the Operations Research group with building new optimization models, enhancing the existing mathematical models, and conducting data analyses.

    Skills: Some basic programming skill in Java or C++ is a plus.

     

  2. Computer Science Interns: Candidates with educational training in Computer Science or related fields will assist the development of decision support software (DSS) to improve assets utilization and to reduce operating cost. The application front end uses technologies ranging from HTML, java scripts, CSS, Flex, and Swing. The application back end uses technologies ranging from Struts, Spring, Hibernate, JDBC, etc running on Weblogic, TOMCAT, and IIS application servers.

    Skills: Proficiency in Java or C++ is required.

Education/Experience
  • Pursuing a Master’s/PhD Degree
    • Preferred Degree Paths: Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, Managmenet Science and Statistics, and majors in a similar field of study

  

Compensation

  • Freshman (27 or fewer credits) - $2,500/month
  • Sophomore (28 to 59 credits) - $2,800/month
  • Junior (60 to 89 credits) - $3,000 /month
  • Senior (90 or more credits) - $3,300/month
  • Graduate Student - $3,666/month

*Living stipend of $850/month is available to those who qualify.

 

 

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.

 

 

 http://bit.ly/NS_New_HQ

 

 

 

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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Nearest Major Market: Atlanta