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Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: Austin, TX, US, 78726

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44930

 

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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry. This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

 

Scope of Position:

Seeking an intern to support technology development in the telecommunications field by using engineering principles to design, build, & evaluate prototype products. Likely areas of focus will be fiber optic connectors and enclosures that protect connection points. Technologies employed include: plastic injection molding, sheet metal fabrication, rapid prototyping, & optical design. You will actively engage with cross-functional project teams to solve problems efficiently and effectively with the objective of meeting project requirements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • 2D & 3D CAD Design of new components and assemblies
  • Prototyping & evaluation of new components and assemblies
  • Coordinate, plan, and lead experiments in support of assigned projects. Draw on engineering principles from within the candidate’s field of study to analyze experiment results, using statistical tools as appropriate.
  • Actively engage within the project team and across project boundaries as needed to achieve objectives. Willingness to share ideas with the team is important, as is willingness to take direction and feedback from team members and technical experts.
  • Manage priorities and timeline to achieve objectives in allotted time.
  • Prepare oral and written reports to summarize test results and key conclusions for technical audiences including Development, Engineering, and Operations.

 

Hours of work / work schedule / flex-time

  • Basic work hours are 40hrs/week; 8am-5pm

 

Education and Experience

  • Enrolled in BS or MS program in engineering discipline such as mechanical, electrical, chemical, or industrial.
  • Course work completed to include first and second year engineering studies.
  • GPA of 3.0 or above.

 

Required Skills

  • CAD Design Software
  • Creativity in approach to solutions, experimental design, and results analysis
  • Ability to work with hands to build prototype products, test systems, etc.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information
  • Results-oriented
  • Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

 

Desired Skills

  • Experience using Creo or Unigraphics NX CAD software
  • “Hands-on” laboratory experience using lathe, mill, and assorted hand tools
  • Experience with PLM Software such as Windchill or eNovia
  • Relevant work/class experience

 

Are you ready for an exciting career with Corning Inc? Apply today!

 

This position does not support work authorization sponsorship.

 

We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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