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BOD Process Engineering Intern - Harrodsburg, KY

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Date: Mar 22, 2021

Location: Harrodsburg, KY, US, 40330

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44610


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning’s Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.


Corning’s summer internship experience is rich with hands-on learning. You’ll live, work, and experience the communities in which Corning operates, while building on-the-job skills. The purpose of the BOD Process Engineer Intern Program is to raise the bar on talent by strengthening our pipeline for entry level roles for immediate and future needs.


Scope of Position:

  • You will be directly involved with engineers and technologists in learning the melting, forming, or glass handling processes
  • Duties will include assisting Engineering Dept. Heads and Engineers with projects in the plant
  • We will hold a mid-summer review and a final review will occur with plant senior leadership


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Harrodsburg houses state-of-the-art manufacturing processes for the development and production of glass substrates for use in Liquid Crystal Displays and hand held devices (computers, TVs, phones, tablets)
  • Work will include project and process activities
  • We are looking for those with a strong level of technical curiosity and who are able to deliver creative solutions to technical challenges
  • Work in a team based environment and be able to participate as an individual contributor


Required Education:

  • We are seeking a pending Junior or Senior Engineering Major (Chemical, Mechanical, or Material Science) with a minimum GPA of 3.0


Required Skills:

  • Motivated self-starter with independent learning style
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to learn new technology and processes quickly
  • Use scientific method and engineering principles to solve problems


Desired Skills:

  • Process engineering skills (quantitative skills, coursework in engineering statistics or other statistical training
  • Technical writing, ability to deliver technical presentations to operators, engineers and managers)
  • Innovative and technically curious. Problem solving and decision making.
  • Results oriented
  • High commitment level


Soft Skills:

  • Effective communication & presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Work on diverse project team.
  • Build new business relationships
  • Work well in teams
  • Strong presentation skills


Travel Requirements:

  • Domestic travel between Harrodsburg, KY and Corning, NY


Program Benefits:

  • We offer competitive salaries, housing assistance, and travel reimbursement!


Intern Activities:

  • Social and networking events, volunteer opportunities, and community Involvement


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