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Engineering Services Intern

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Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58884

 

Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 

 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • You will learn how we support both internal and external customers, support a field project, take training classes, and interact with multiple disciplines within our organization.
  • Complete Level 1 of our 5-phase training program for Field Engineers.
  • Own a project that will support a critical business function within Engineering Services.
  • Learn to splice, terminate, test, and troubleshoot fiber optic networks.
  • Conduct product evaluations on Corning products.
  • Contribute to process improvement opportunities as they are presented.
  • Present your final summer project to the necessary team leads and prepare to effectively hand over

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Enrolled in an ABET accredited college engineering program, preferably with 2-3 years completed.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with ability to influence decision-making.
  • An effective communicator through presentations, written, and verbal messages.
  • Candidate should possess sound mechanical intuition and PC computer literacy.
  • Fluent Language Skills in English both spoken and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage tasks effectively in an actively changing environment.
  • Results oriented with a high commitment level to task completion.
  • Work effectively as both an individual performer and a team player.
  • Must be detailed oriented and conscientious.

 

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Proactive, demonstrated ability to take the lead and influence the outcome.
  • Eager to take on additional responsibilities outside normal scope of position.
  • Ability to listen, make wise decisions and act with little direction.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work schedule and duties.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint and Visio.
  • Technical writing ability, with emphasis on effective presentation of detailed concepts.
  • Knowledge of construction and project planning procedures
  • Some related work experience and/or military background in telecommunications.

 

SOFT SKILLS 

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously, work efficiently and effectively in a dynamic environment.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with peers and customers that earns their trust and respect.
  • Proficient at conflict management, creating “win – win” solutions.
  • Ability to maintain composure and professional demeanor at all times.

 

ADDITIONAL SUMMER INTERNSHIP HIGHLIGHTS 

  • You will receive a competitive salary and possible relocation assistance (>55 miles).
  • Individual mentors assigned within Engineering Services
  • Organized professional and social networking events along with volunteering opportunities
  • Coordinated visits to other Corning facility sites

 

This position 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