Norfolk Southern Corporation
Norfolk Southern, a Fortune 500 transportation company specializing in freight railroading. As one of America's most admired corporations. NS employs approximately 30,000 people. Its railroad system extends 21,500 through 22 states, the District of Columbia and the province of Ontario, Canada.
Human Resources Internship:
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.
Description: This position will be responsible for providing support to the various groups within the Human Resources Department, such as Employment, EEO & Diversity, Compensation, Employee Benefits and Planning. The position may be involved in designing, testing, implementing and maintaining innovative technology-based solutions. This includes web-enabling our current Human Resources Information System (HRIS). The candidate will also be responsible for creating reports from various databases and systems.
SKILLS & STIPEND:
Skills: Students must be effective in working both as a team member and independently in a very fast-paced environment; must be familiar with PC operating systems, especially with WINDOWS 2000 and XP; must have working knowledge of MS Office Applications; and knowledge of LAN/WAN network connectivity is desirable. Web programming is also preferred.
Majors Preferred: Norfolk Southern will consider candidates pursuing a Business degree with an interest in the Human Resources profession or candidates pursuing MIS, IT, and CSI degrees with an interest in the Human Resources profession.
Relocation assistance is available to those who qualify.
Salary Information All Co-ops will be paid according to the following:
Junior - $2,625/month, $31,500/year
Senior - $2,792/month, $33,500/year