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Graduate Global Trainee Program - BRiTE

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Date: Jan 9, 2022

Location: Berlin, DE, 10117

Company: Corning

Corning has always been synonymous with major innovation. From creating the glass bulb for the Edison lamp to inventing the first low-loss optical fiber cable that revolutionized the telecommunications industry, we’ve developed life-changing solutions by combining unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics with deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities. As we continue to build on our rich history of innovation, we’re always searching for individuals who can share their talents, strengths, and passions with us to drive our vision for the future of glass technologies, and all our career journeys, forward together.


If you are interested in exploring your career interests at a cutting-edge technology company, we invite you to check out our BRiTE Rotational Program, designed specifically for new college graduates.


A Great Place to Start

We designed the BRiTE Rotational Program with new college graduates like you in mind. BRiTE gives curious, passionate problem solvers the opportunity to explore their interests, take on new challenges, gain cross-functional exposure, and build a solid foundation for their career. Participants of all majors and backgrounds can benefit from the experiences offered in the BRiTE program. Bring your diverse ideas, talents, and strengths to help us solve the next challenge


Explore Everything Corning Has To Offer

Many BRiTE program participants are already fully into their careers at Corning. Their experiences over the years have helped us develop a program focused on exactly what new college graduates need to be successful at our Optical Communications business segment and beyond. To help you lay a strong foundation of broad business experiences, you’ll spend one year completing three-month rotations across various business functions. Each rotation is intentionally designed and includes commercial project work, experiential learning, mentoring relationships, and leadership development opportunities in the following areas:

  • Sales
  • Application Engineering
  • Marketing & Market Development
  • Customer Experience
  • Product Line Management


You’ll gain valuable experience working alongside mentors on real-life projects, develop critical skills to jump-start your career at Corning, and build your network by collaborating with company leaders and teams across the organization. In addition to completing independent projects during each rotation, you’ll also work as a cohort to apply your learnings and insights to a year-long project with the opportunity to present the results during an executive presentation. Jump-Start Your Future As a BRiTE graduate, you’ll become a member of the Corning Optical Communications team. We’ll match your skills and talents to growth areas within the business to ensure you’ll continue to learn, develop, and succeed. From the people you meet to the variety of projects you work on, BRiTE is a great beginning to what we hope will be a long and rewarding career with us!


Requirements for the program: 

  • Excellent scores during your study programs
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master´s degree in the following fields:
    • Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical, Telecom Industry, e.g. Network Eng., Computer Science, Information Management, Optical Science and Eng.)
    • Marketing/Communications, Business Administration, Sciences
  • Internship/work experience within large, international organizations
  • Start date of May 2022 in Berlin, Germany
  • Ability to articulate interest in working in commercial roles such as sales, marketing, sales support, field engineering, product marketing and/or product management functions
  • Interest in working in different corporate functions
  • Entrepreneurial attitude
  • Leadership roles on campus
  • Study Abroad/international travel
  • Language skills (fluent in more than 1 language)