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Cost Modeling Intern

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Date: Nov 4, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216 Hickory, NC, US, 28601

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50242


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: Intern will work within the Capabilities Portfolio Management group in Division Engineering and will interact with project teams across the division to learn manufacturing processes, communication, project management, and modeling capability.



  • Support modelers in identified projects to learn modeling workflow and requirements.
  • Develop understanding of OCS manufacturing processes and products needed to complete key project deliverables.
  • Draw conclusions from developed data sets to help project teams identify cost and capacity opportunities for allocation of engineering efforts.
  • Be active and contributing member of identified project team, attending project meetings, accountable for assigned activities.
  • Document activities and projects to provide a formal presentation on experience and key learnings at the end of the internship.


Education and Experience:

  • Enrolled in a 4 year (Industrial, Mechanical) Engineering degree program, or other related degree areas.
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Relevant experience a plus


Required Skills:

  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Advanced knowledge of excel and Microsoft Suite
  • Confident to step in and lead discussions with those with more experience.
  • Data analysis skills
  • Tableau experience a plus


This role does not support immigration sponsorship.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte