Management Training and Leadership Development Programs

Driven candidates with a desire to learn new skills and make critical decisions on a daily basis will find the perfect fit at CSX. Our Management Training and Leadership Development programs develop tomorrow’s leaders through a blend of top-notch training and on-the-job experience.

Each program includes rotational assignments for you to gain a broad understanding of multiple railroading functions and be immersed in the CSX business and culture. These programs also provide an excellent opportunity to enhance your leadership skills as you apply academic and prior experiences in an actual work environment.

Take a look at our brochure to learn more about these career opportunities (PDF) .

Choose your direction

Management Training Program
Customer Service/Network Operations

Leadership Development Program
Controller's Group
Sales and Marketing
Information Technology
Police Department

Where will tomorrow take you?

As a Management Trainee or  Leadership Development Associate, you will begin your  program either with a one-week orientation in Jacksonville, Fla., or at the Railroad Education and Development Institute (REDI) in Atlanta, Ga. Following orientation, you will begin a rotational assignment. Most of the Leadership Development Program rotations take place at CSX’s headquarters in Jacksonville, while the Management Training Programs will take place at any of the many CSX field operations locations, including:

Time Well Spent

The programs are completed within a 6- to 18-month timeframe (varying by department). Upon completion, you will have developed a strong foundation for a rewarding career with CSX.

CSX offers you a long-term career opportunity with a stable yet progressive and innovative Fortune 250 company. Check out our competitive compensation packages and our Diversity Recognition and Awards.


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