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Fall 2018 - Internal Audit Internship Norfolk

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Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk, VA

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Posting Start Date: 08/21/2017

Posting End Date: 05/31/2018

A Day in the Life of an Internal Audit Intern

As a Fortune 300 company, Norfolk Southern’s leadership is dedicated to honest and ethical business practices while focusing on the needs of the customers and communities we serve. Internal Audit Interns in the Norfolk office will assist staff with testing the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting. Daily, an intern within Internal Audit will work independently to conduct controls test work, and assist with seasonal substantive testing for various annual audits. This opportunity affords interns exposure to all Norfolk Southern departments involved with financial expenditures, and the capacity to contribute meaningful results used by the company for their annual financial statement, R‑1, and benefit plan audits.

What makes a successful Internal Audit Intern?

A motivated self-starter committed to learning the ins and outs of Sarbanes Oxley testing procedures

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Willingness to study reference materials, ask questions and resolve problems

Attention to detail and commitment to accuracy

Solid interpersonal skills along with the ability to receive and grow from constructive feedback

Ability to manage time, prioritize work demands effectively, and meet deadlines without sacrificing standards of work

Ability to interact with various levels of management while being positive and professional


Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree

Preferred Degree Paths: Accounting, Finance, Information Systems and majors in a similar field of study will be considered

Experience with MS Office software and basic accounting, finance or information systems skills

Relevant audit and/or compliance coursework

Previous work experience in financial or accounting industry

Interest in pursuing a CPA is preferred, but not required


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.

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Norfolk Southern ships freight on our nearly 20,000-mile rail network, from coast to coast, and supports international trade through our port allies. Click on a map layer in the menu above to start exploring the NS system, or click any icon above.

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