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Fall 2019 Market Analyst Internship

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Date: Mar 31, 2019

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23510

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11531: Fall 2019 - Marketing 

Posting Start Date: 04/01/2019


A Day in the Life of a Market Analyst Intern

As a Market Analyst Intern, you will be assigned to one of six commodity groups in Marketing including Coal, Chemicals, Metals & Construction, Agriculture or Paper, Clay & Forest Products, or Intermodal/Automotive. Our marketing team is responsible for maximizing profitability of existing business levels, developing new business, and maintaining and growing relationships with our existing customer base. As a member of this team, you will support internal customers in developing comprehensive market analyses and plans. Your quantitative analysis will be used to support Norfolk Southern’s business review and forecasting processes, business development and operating metrics.


What makes a successful Market Analyst?

  • Strong analytical skills to provide accurate revenue analysis, volume forecast, as well as supplemental analyses including data on macro-economic trends and drivers within NS’ markets.
  • Solid interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with your team, leadership, and your customers.
  • Ability to participate on high-functioning teams which craft and deliver presentations.
  • A self-starter willing to learn his or her commodity, external factors influencing pricing of that commodity, and interact with industry experts.
  • Skilled in conducting research studies that will provide the team members and senior management with actionable business intelligence.


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
    • Preferred Degree Paths: Economics, Management, Finance, Marketing, International Business, Statistics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Excel



  • 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.


Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is 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. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal, automotive, and industrial products.

We are a team of more than 28,000 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.

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads