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Marketing Communications 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 the Communications organization, assist with a variety of communications programs to help Corning meet its objectives.

• Key responsibilities will include: presentation development, project management, and content development for internal and external use as well as other communications projects as needed.


• Participate in content development meetings and editorial planning

• Research, write, and edit content and video features for variety of communication channels including, email, internal communications channels, the intranet, the external website, and social media

• Develop reporting structures using digital tools, including Google analytics, to improve business outcomes

• Provide communications support for key stakeholder events, both internal and external.

• Develop internal and external presentations and executive

• Lead high-value projects like organizing photo shoots and assisting with the image approval process

• Identify opportunities to record, standardize, and optimize Communications processes and procedures

• Utilize graphic design skills to develop brochures and other material.

• 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 junior or senior year of undergraduate program.

Required Skills:

• Ability to work comfortably across all levels of an organization

• Demonstrated above-average skills in writing and reporting

• Experience with graphic design programs like Adobe Creative Suite

• Web experience using various web content management systems (Adobe Experience Manager, WordPress, etc.)

• Social media content creation experience

• High skill level with Microsoft Office Suite

• Ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changing project requirements

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

• Willingness and competency to work independently and with minimal supervision

• Ability to work within a collaborative team atmosphere

Desired Skills:

• Experience working with other cultures or in other countries 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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