Norfolk Southern Corporation

Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway 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.

Norfolk Southern Corporation Atlanta, GA 30309, U.S.
Jun 12, 2018
A Day in the Life of an Operations Research Intern   As a Data Scientist/Machine Learning Intern, you will be working with a team of Data Science professionals who apply various cutting edge machine learning and statistical techniques to real-life use-cases and provide actionable insights to the business. You will have the opportunity of working with Norfolk Southern’s big data analytics platform and mine massive amounts of data using various toolsets like R, Python, Spark, TensorFlow, Keras, OpenCV, Hive, etc.  What Makes a Successful Co-Op/Intern? Proven statistical/mathematical and analytical skills; coursework in Machine Learning and statistics Proficiency in R and/or Python Knowledge of a general programming language like C++ or Java is a plus Knowledge of one or more of the following: Gradient Boosting Machines, Random Forests, Neural Networks, or other classification or regression models Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Ability to work in a team environment as well as working independently  Education/Experience   Pursuing a Master’s/PhD Degree Preferred Degree Paths: Data Science, Operations Research, Computer Science, Management Science and Statistics, and majors in a similar field of study   Compensation 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.