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Commercial Rotational Program

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Date: Jan 28, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 57631


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 Incorporated is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For 170 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramic science, and optical physics to develop products and processes that have transformed industries and enhanced people’s lives. What we do is life changing. (Please visit our website at for more information about us).

Our Optical Communications segment delivers connectivity to every edge of the network. Since ushering in the telecommunications revolution with the invention of low-loss optical fiber in 1970, this business has continually innovated to increase the speed and capacity of optical networks. Today, we are enabling the network densification and integrated solutions necessary for 5G, while continuing to innovate for rapidly evolving applications, such as fiber to the home, hyperscale data centers, and in-building networks.

The BRiTE (Broad. Relevant. Tangible. Experience.) Program provides new graduates with the unique opportunity to gain hands-on, broad commercial experience by completing four 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 (Inside Sales and Field Sales)
  • Marketing and Market Development
  • Engineering & Customer Experience
  • Product Line Management

Participants will gain valuable experience working alongside mentors on real-life projects, develop critical skills to jump-start their careers, and build a network by collaborating with company leaders and teams across the organization.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Bachelor’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
  • Graduation date of December 2022 or May 2023
  • Ability to articulate interest in working in commercial roles such as sales, marketing, sales support, field engineering, product marketing and/or product management functions

Key Attributes:

  • Interested in working in different corporate functions
  • Thrives in a diverse work environment
  • Inquisitive and curious
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Flexible and mobile
  • Comfortable working on your own and in groups
  • Driven and self-aware

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Multiple Internships
  • Leadership roles on campus
  • Study Abroad/international travel
  • Language skills (fluent in more than 1 language)
  • Large company intern experience (commercial related)

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte