Norfolk Southern Summer 2019 - Operations Supervisor Intern Enola, PA in Enola, Pennsylvania


Posting Start Date: 09/01/2018

A Day in the Life of an Operations Supervisor Intern

Moving freight safely and efficiently to our customers is our number one priority and the key to our success here at Norfolk Southern. As an Operations Supervisor Intern, you will learn railroad operations and work directly with supervisors who oversee conductors and locomotive engineers at a rail terminal or a road territory.

Starting your journey here at NS as an Operations Supervisor Intern will provide you with leadership and technical growth opportunities. As a Summer Intern, you will be exposed to rail functions and receive hands-on experience with locomotives and our signal systems. The railroad is an around the clock business, so prepare to work unconventional hours in varying weather conditions. In this “boots on the ground” position, expect to spend time in rail towers, dispatch centers, and even riding trains.

What makes a successful Operations Supervisor Intern?

-Leadership abilities

-Clear communication skills

-Desire to learn

-Flexibility for a dynamic work environment


-Pursuing Bachelor’s/Master’s degree

-Preferred Degree Paths: Supply Chain Logistics; Business; Industrial Engineering; Management; Liberal Arts

Work Conditions

-Environment: Field

-On-Call: Yes

-Weekend Work: Yes

-Travel Required: Paid Company Travel (10+ days per month)


-Freshman - $2,500/month

-Sophomore - $2,800/month

-Junior - $3,000/month

-Senior - $3,300/month

-Graduate – $3,666/month

*Housing stipend for those who qualify ($850/month)

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.