Fall 2018 Research and Test Internship

Norfolk Southern Roanoke, VA
Requisition 10317: Fall 2018 - R&T

Posting Start Date: 06/13/2018

Posting End Date: 08/01/2018

A Day in the Life of a Research and Test Intern

As an intern working within the Research and Test team, you will assist senior projects, conduct metallurgical and mechanical testing to determine properties of materials, use a variety of equipment for electrical, vibration and dimensional checks, perform stress tests and analysis, polish samples for microscopic evaluation, and performs computerized data analysis. You will also be given an opportunity to participate in field work.

What Makes a Successful Intern?

* 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

* Ability to make suggestions for improvements and to design projects


* Pursuing a Bachelor's/Master's Degree

* Preferred Degree Paths: Metallurgy or Materials Science with an emphasis on metals

* 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.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke