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Process Engineer Intern

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Date: Jan 23, 2019

Location: Goleta, CA, US, 93117

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 35636


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.

Scope of Position: In this intern role, you will assist the plant engineering team in their day to day activities on new production equipment. We look for you to support the plant engineering team and perform various activities that range from monitoring process performance to troubleshooting issues on the line, to analyzing data sets and presenting such learning. You will also assist the team in characterizing new equipment performance and documentation of the process.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work will include project and process activities.
  • You will work in a team-based environment and participate as an individual contributor.
  • We are looking for an applicant with a strong level of technical curiosity and who can deliver creative solutions to technical challenges.
  • Work under the direction of an engineer to:
  • Become familiar with manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Develop experimental plans, assist with preparation, data collection and analysis.
  • Support sample collection, measurements/inspections and processing.


Travel Requirements: Minimal


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40 hours per week


Education and Experience:

  • Prefer Engineering disciplines such as: Material Science, Electrical, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.


Required Skills:

  • Pending Junior or Senior Engineering major.
  • Prefer Engineering disciplines such as: Material Science, Electrical, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0.


Required Skills:

  • Innovative and technically curious.
  • Problem solving and decision making.
  • Results oriented with a high commitment level.
  • Strong ability to work closely with others in a very cross-functional team environment


Desired Skills:

  • Semiconductor/MEMS Process Experience in UCSB Class or Internship.
  • Semiconductor/MEMs/Device Physics coursework.


Soft Skills:

  • Must learn quickly, be proactive/self-driven.


Please note that this position 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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