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Enterprise Systems Engineering Intern

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Date: Nov 13, 2021

Location: Hickory, NC, US, 28601

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50380


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.

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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Scope of Position:

Assist with engineering support of key Enterprise and Data Center customers.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Work with Systems or Data Center engineers to review and interpret technical information in order to select appropriate products and solutions to meet customers’ needs

• Assist with building and testing protypes and mock-ups as required

• Work with Systems or Data Center engineers to identify potential problems and formulate solutions to resolve issues with network design, product selection and installation procedures

• Perform Intern project work to be determined at beginning of internship

• Interface with internal and external customers to obtain the necessary information to complete project work in a timely and accurate manner


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

8:00am - 5:00pm Monday - Friday


Required Education:

Enrolled in an Engineering Degree program GPA of 3.0 or above


Required Skills:

• Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

• 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:

• Experience using computer aided drafting tools, such as AutoCAD, Creo/ ProE or SolidWorks

• Technical writing ability with emphasis on effective presentation of detailed information


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: Hickory