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Brand Design Studio Intern - Corporate Communications

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Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59272


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 

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.


Scope of Position: The corporate marketing communications organization at Corning Incorporated is focused on strengthening Corning’s brand and reputation globally. The organization is committed to delivering world-class communications, which are continually advanced through the sharing of best practices, the use of benchmarking and analytics, and ongoing professional development. We are looking for talented design or advertising students to join the organization as communications interns for the summer of 2023. Corning’s corporate marketing communications team is seeking a brand studio intern for the summer of 2023 to help further enhance Corning’s brand by designing collateral, developing creative campaigns, and visualizing conceptual content. The candidate for this position is required to be pursuing a bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or advertising going into their senior or junior year. Candidates may also be enrolled in a master’s program to which they will return in the Fall.


Day to Day Responsibilities: In this role, the intern would provide support for the many projects the Brand Studio undertakes.

This work includes, but is not limited to:

  • Communications campaign conceptual development
  • External and Internal campaign creative development
  • Website creative
  • Social media creative
  • Employee and internal communications design
  • Brand evolution / template evolution
  • Poster & signage design
  • Presentation design
  • Photography services, including photo retouching


Travel Requirements: Less than 10%


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 

  • June 2023 – August 2023
  • Monday – Friday, standard business hours.


Required Education:

  • The candidate is required to be pursuing a bachelor's degree in Graphic Design (or similar field) or Advertising (or similar field) going into their senior or junior year. Candidates may also be enrolled in a master’s program to which they will return in the Fall.


Required Skills:

  • Ability to work comfortably across all levels of an organization
  • Ability to proficiently use Adobe Creative suite, specifically Illustrator, Indesign and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs PowerPoint and Word
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changing project requirements
  • Ability to handle many tasks, assess priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team as well as competency to work independently and lead agreed upon action plans with minimal supervision  
  • All candidates will be asked to show a portfolio of work.


Corning Incorporated Internship Program Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on discipline and education level
  • Round-trip travel expenses (from your school/home to the Corning facility and back)
  • Housing assistance
  • Intern activities, including activities that involve Corning's senior leadership


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other legally protected status.


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.

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