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Process Engineering/Manufacturing Intern

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Date: Jan 11, 2023

Location: Concord, NC, US, 28026

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58841


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 



Scope of Position:

  • Working under the supervision of an engineer
  • Become familiar with fiber manufacturing equipment, documentation, and processes
  • Provide mechanical or electrical/controls solutions to equipment or process challenges
  • Analyze data and present conclusions
  • Troubleshoot processes and identify solutions



  • Work under the direction of an engineer to
  • Identify process/equipment and procedural opportunities to improve performance
  • Develop fundamental understanding
  • Work with vendors to identify potential component upgrades
  • Document and train members of engineering and operations on solutions or project findings


Hours of work 

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


Education and Experience: 

  • Enrolled in BSME, BSEE, or equivalent Engineering degree
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Relevant experience a plus


Required Skills:

  • Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • “Hands on” experience solving problems 
  • Ability to interpret mechanical or electrical schematics
  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to build relationships and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Self –driven and results-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information


Desired Skills:

  • Prior internship experience in manufacturing
  • AutoCAD experience a plus


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
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord