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S&T Co-Op - Geographical Information Systems (Spring 2022)

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Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50372


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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.


This position is in the Scientific Computing group at Corning’s Sullivan Park research facility. Our group supports modeling and pure research efforts by providing HPC systems and software development support to scientists and modelers.


Scope of Position:

This position to assist current modeling efforts to convert to using GIS systems. Work with modelers (physicists, electrical engineers) to make use of GIS technologies such as geoserver and QGIS to improve the efficiency of existing modeling efforts.


Required Skills:

• Ability to put GIS data into geoserver.

• Ability to import data from geoserver into a GIS application such as QGIS.

• Ability to create layered maps from multiple data sources.

• Ability to extract information from map layers and perform calculations using python.



• Working on a master’s degree in GIS or related field with GIS coursework.


Soft Skills:

• Ability to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment built on credibility, visibility, and trust while presenting and selling concepts to internal customers.

• Willingness to take initiative and get results.


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