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Intern, Office of Racial Equality & Social Unity

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Date: Jan 19, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 59573


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 

Office of Racial Equality & Social Unity (ORESU) Intern Scope of Position:

The internship will involve working within ORESU Community Affairs team, supporting various department projects and initiatives. The intern will engage with the project managers, community leaders and present final project to ORESU senior leadership team. Responsibilities:

Support project managers with research and project proposals.

Participate on project team to create scope documents and detailed project plans

May participate in other department projects or special assignments, as assigned.


Travel Requirements:

  • None


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

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


Education and Experience 

  • Enrolled in Bachelor’s degree program. Political science, sociology pre-law a plus.
  • GPA of 3.0 or above


Required Skills

  • Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • 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 information
  • Results-oriented
  • Flexibility - Able to change and adjust smoothly as the situation demands


Desired Skills

  • Research and data analysis


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: Corning