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Norfolk Southern Corporation

Summer 2018 Operations Research Internship

Norfolk Southern Corporation - Atlanta, GA




Posting Start Date: 08/17/2017

Posting End Date: 12/31/2017

A Day in the Life of an Operations Research 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.

What Makes a Successful Co-Op/Intern?

Programming skill in Java or C


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


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 19,500route milesin 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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Norfolk Southern Corporation


Summer 2018 Operations Research Internship Norfolk Southern Corporation - Atlanta, GA, United States


Location: Atlanta, GA

Company Profile:
Norfolk Southern ships freight on our nearly 20,000-mile rail network, from coast to coast, and supports international trade through our port allies. Click on a map layer in the menu above to start exploring the NS system, or click any icon above.