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Corporate Communications Analytics Intern

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Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14830

Company: Corning

Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a 166-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning Valor™ Glass is an example of a life-changing innovation purpose-built to store and protect injectable medicines. Corning is also a global leader in pharmaceutical tubing, manufacturing a variety of clear and amber glass tubing that is converted by our customers into vials, cartridges, ampules and syringes.

About Corning Incorporated: Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 165 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramic science, and optical physics to develop products that transform industries and enhance 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. Corning’s businesses and markets are constantly evolving. Today, Corning’s products enable diverse markets such as mobile consumer electronics, display, optical communications, automotive, and life sciences vessels.

Purpose of Position:

• As a member of Corporate Communications, utilize digital media and web analytics to inform, develop, and support actionable integrated communications strategies across the company

• Assess and optimize Corning’s current analytics practices and identify opportunities for improvement and standardization based on industry best practices

• Assess and recommend solutions on how Corporate Communications can better align and report performance metrics to leadership related to key corporate priorities and initiatives


• Identify and review all analytical tools used by Corporate Communications for internal and external monitoring, as well as the measurements captured with those tools; compare to industry best practices for possible optimizations

• Assess current measurements and tools against future needs; Ensure all tools are being fully leveraged for their complete capabilities

• Recommend best practices, high-value metrics, and how to incorporate both into processes moving forward; Identify areas for process improvements and increased efficiencies

• Review and optimize current processes to identify and leverage external trends using current monitoring tools across Corning’s digital platforms

• Create department-wide analytics resources including reporting templates, analytics/measurement guide, and best practice documents

• Develop recommendations for internal and external communications strategies plans based on findings; Produce materials for and kickoff action plan before end of internship

• Participate in team and department meetings, and prepare presentations on activities as appropriate (Will include a department presentation at conclusion of internship)

• Support additional Corporate Communications projects as assigned


• Student entering senior year of undergraduate program or first year of master’s degree program desired; Students entering junior year will be considered

Required Skills:

• Ability to make data-driven inferences and recommendations for improvement

• Demonstrated above-average skills in writing and reporting

• Willingness and competency to work independently and with minimal supervision

• Ability to work within a collaborative team atmosphere

• High skill level with Microsoft Office Suite

• Project management skills with ability to handle multiple tasks, assess priorities, and meet deadlines

Desired Skills:

• Experience with digital media analytics

• Experience with analytical tools for web and media measurement/analysis a plus

Timing: May/June through August 2019

Location: Corning, New York

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 & back)

• Housing assistance

• Intern activities, including activities that involve Corning's senior leadership

This role 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.

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