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Are you looking for an exciting and challenging career at Norfolk Southern?

Go from student to NS employee

If you start a career at Norfolk Southern, you'll enjoy competitive benefits in addition to retirement benefits (401k and pension), paid holidays, and vacation. 

NS provides management trainee programs to promote a successful transition from the academic world to the railroad environment. The programs prepare individuals for management and supervisory responsibilities. 

Management TrainING ProgramS

The Management Trainee program at Norfolk Southern consists of on-the-job training, professional training, and operations training over a six-month period.

NS hires Management Trainees in a variety of departments. Preferred majors for these programs are listed below. Check out our current job postings for additional training programs.


Logistics - Supply Chain
Industrial Engineering

Communications & Signals

Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering

Construction Management

Civil Engineering
Construction Management


Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Industrial Engineering




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