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Summer 2019 Mechanical Internship

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Date: Feb 20, 2019

Location: Various, US, 0

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 10552: Summer 2019 - Mechanical 

Posting Start Date: 08/31/2018

A Day in the Life of a Mechanical Intern

As an intern working with the Mechanical team, you will gain real life work experience during your college academic career. You will develop skills related to managing hourly employees that maintain, repair, and overhaul our extensive fleet of rail cars and locomotives. Interns will be placed by the department in one of three settings – locomotive shop, car shop, or office. You will become familiar with the compliance standards of NS, the Association of American Railroads and the Federal Railroad Administration. You will also be a part of various process improvement efforts throughout Norfolk Southern. If you are looking for a fast paced environment where no two days are the same, this could be an amazing start to your Norfolk Southern career. 


What Makes a Successful Intern? 

  • Must have knowledge and operational skills in AutoCAD combined with literacy of some computer software applications
  • Knowledge of Windows, Access, Excel, and Word is preferred
  • Willing to study reference material to resolve problems, make suggestions for improvements, and design projects is imperative to your success in this program
  • General hands-on knowledge of mechanical and electrical equipment is preferred


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree
    • Preferred Degree Paths: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering
  • At least a 2.7 GPA overall and a 3.0 GPA in major



  • 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.

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