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Intern, Commercial Market Development

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Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59939


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. 

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.

Commercial Intern Purpose of Position:

  • Provide college students an opportunity to quickly gain hands-on broad business commercial experience through an internship in Marketing, Market Development, Business Operations or Engineering Services.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Support projects and day-to-day work in a functional aspect of the Commercial process.
  • Prepare and present an executive level presentation on an assigned commercial project
  • Assist with product development, product marketing, or cost-modeling
  • Participate in experiential learning, mentoring relationships, and development opportunities.


Required Experience and Skills:

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate degree program in the following fields:
    • Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical) or other Telecom industry related degrees (Network Engineering, Computer Science, Information Management, Optical Science & Engineering)
    • Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, or relevant Sciences
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Interested in commercial operations roles such as sales, marketing, sales support, customer service, field engineering, product marketing and/or product management functions.


Other Skills:

  • Confidence
  • Professional and technical curiosity
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-motivated
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Communication skills, enjoys collaborative working style


Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Preference given to someone graduating December 2023 or May 2024
  • Previous internships, preferably with a large company and commercial related
  • Leadership roles on campus
  • Study abroad or international travel
  • Language skills (fluent in more than 1 language)


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