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Market Strategy Intelligence Intern

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Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51026


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:

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.



  • Support project teams as an integral member in their daily tasks and independently own selected work deliverables
  • Develop problem statements, derive hypotheses, and identify and manage key stakeholders
  • 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 quantitative Bachelor’s or Master’s (Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics, Finance, Physics, Engineering)
  • Required course work completed to include: Business Analytics / Statistics / Probability
  • GPA of 3.25 or above
  • Relevant experience a plus


Required Skills

• Fluency in SAS, Python, JMP, SPSS

• Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• 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)

• SQL Hours of work / work schedule / flex-time


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


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