Norfolk Southern Summer 2019 Industrial Development Co-op in Atlanta, Georgia


Posting Start Date: 08/31/2018

A Day in the Life of an Industrial Development Co-Op

As a Co-op you will gain knowledge of Norfolk Sothern’s Industrial Development process. Co-op will help in the process of updating site material and site data base. Co-op will work closely with an engineer to help with preliminary and conceptual industry track and industrial park plans. Student must be versed in engineering drawing software such as Microstation/AutoCAD. Knowledge of Microsoft products and Adobe Acrobat are preferred. Co-ops should be willing to study site information and reference material in order to resolve problems and make layouts suggestions. Responsibilities include 20% travel.

What makes a successful Co-Op in Industrial Development?

  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to articulate and possess good interpersonal skills and communication.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree

  • Preferred Degree Paths: Civil Engineering


  • 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.