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Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59289


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.


Scope of Position

Project oriented hands-on assignments and professional development activities. Interns receive training in strategy development and work on projects that drive Corning’s success. Work across multiple business groups, you will design and execute new models that deliver new understanding of our markets.


Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Support project teams as an integral member in their daily tasks and independently own selected work deliverables
  • Analyze and research markets, competitors, conduct expert interviews, and perform analytics to derive fact-based areas for improvement
  • Work closely with SMEs in marketing, technology, strategy, PLM and sales to develop knowledge base of customers and market subtleties. Collaborate with these functions to help inform business decisions and strategies
  • Collect and digest all external communications from 3rd parties, Wall Street, customer and vendor press releases. Develop view on why Corning’s performance is similar to, or different than, other industry views
  • Publish and present reports summarizing above findings


Education and Experience

  • Enrolled in technical or business Bachelor’s or Master’s
  • GPA of 3.25 or above
  • Relevant experience a plus


Required Skills

  • Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Desired course work completed to include: Business Analytics / Statistics / Probability
  • Ability to create alignment and consensus across functions
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to build relationships and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present technical information • Responsive and consistent communicator
  • Collaborative team player
  • Open and receptive to a range of opinions and experiences


Desired Skills

  • Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau, PowerBI)
  • Experience in SAS, Python, JMP, SPSS


Hours of work / work schedule / flex-time

  • Basic work hours are 40hrs/week; 8am-5pm


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