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IT Intern, COC

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Date: Jan 5, 2019

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28107

Company: Corning

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.

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.

Scope of Position: The intern will work with a team of highly motivated and skilled engineers and technicians to manage, modify, and develop control systems required to manufacture optical fiber and the associated computer systems to support manufacturing.


  • The intern will also be responsible for developing or modifying other software systems that support manufacturing in the plant such as web-based or stand-alone applications.
  • The intern will work closely with engineering and operations teams in the plant to implement improvements.

Education and Experience:

  • Enrolled in Computer Science or Computer Engineering program
  • Course work completed to include: Programming course(s) in C, VB, or .NET (C#, VB.NET)
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Relevant experience a plus

Required Skills:

  • Ability to collaborate with multiple teams on problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information
  • Results-oriented
  • Flexibility - Able to change and adjust smoothly as the situation demands
  • Programming experience in C, VB, or .NET (C#, VB.NET).

Desired Skills:

  • Control Systems
  • Manufacturing Execution Systems
  • iFix SCADA
  • Real-time kernels

Work Schedule: 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, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte