***This is a wonderful opportunity for students with interest in Marketing. This post is not on ‘CareerBuzz’ yet and presents an opportunity for IAC students to apply directly and immediately. They recruit year round but are particularly interested in a Spring 2016 intern/co-op.***
The Norfolk Southern Marketing division is seeking high performing business students to serve as co-ops on a rotational basis at our Norfolk headquarters and our regional office in Roanoke. Ideal candidates are willing to commit at least two work semesters, one of which can include a summer session. Salary for this full-time position is dependent upon the class level at the time of employment, and additional relocation assistance is offered for those who qualify. These positions are generally filled by marketing, management, finance, international business, economics or MBA students.
Co-ops are assigned to one of five commodity groups in Marketing including Coal, Chemicals, Metals & Construction, Agriculture or Paper, Clay & Forest Products. Our marketing team is responsible for maximizing profitability of existing business levels, developing new business, and maintaining and growing relationships with our existing customer base.
As a member of this team, you will support internal customers in developing comprehensive market analyses and plans. Your quantitative analyses will be used to support Norfolk Southern’ s business review and forecasting processes, business development and operating metrics.
This position requires a strong analytical skillset as the candidate will provide support and analysis to the assigned commercial group which may include analysis of the quarterly revenue and volume forecast, preparation of presentation materials and supplemental analyses including data on macro-economic trends and ongoing drivers within NS’ markets. This would include distribution and analysis of reports on current business levels, and research studies that provide team members and management with actionable business intelligence.
Skills: The candidate must have strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills. Candidate must be proficient in MS Office, with emphasis on Excel. The candidate must be detail oriented and comfortable working in a team environment, interacting with all levels of supervision. The candidate should be a self-starter willing to study internal and external reference material to resolve problems and make suggestions for improvements.
Co-op Requirements: Our co-op program requires an individual be a full-time college student, have a formal arrangement with their academic institution, and be able to alternate full-time work and school semesters. The student may alternate between work and study for two or more terms. Department specific rotation requirements may vary.
Hours: Monday through Friday; generally 8AM to 5PM
Work Location: Norfolk, VA
Salary Information: All Co-ops will be paid according to the following:
Freshman – $2,500/month
Sophomore – $2,800/month
Junior – $3,000 /month
Senior – $3,300/month
Graduate Student – $3,666/month
*Living stipend of $850/month is available to those who qualify.
Interested students are more than welcome to email resumes to Khadeen.firstname.lastname@example.org. Please feel free to contact me if you have any additional questions as well.;