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Measurement Systems Software Intern

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Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Hickory, NC, US, 28601

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60142


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. 

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:

The individual will work with Engineering in the development of measurement system software and technology related to the testing of optical fiber cable and connector assemblies for the telecommunications industry.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross functional teams in the specification, development, and implementation of software and hardware systems used for measurement system control and data collection within manufacturing.
  • Generate technical documentation and drawings.
  • Working with cross functional teams on process improvements.
  • Identify potential issues within existing systems.
  • Project management responsibilities including project scoping, budgeting, timeline generation, and presentations.


Required Skills:

  • Working knowledge of at least one programming language
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Technical Curiosity

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to program using .Net, LabView, or C#
  • Knowledge of optical fibers
  • Knowledge of measurements associated with optical fibers 
  • Knowledge of basic statistics


Soft Skills:

  • Works well with others
  • Communication skills
  • Strong work ethic


Education and Experience minimum:

  • Completed Sophomore year of an Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics, or Computer Science program with a 3.00 or above GPA.


Hours of work/work schedule/flextime:

  • 40 hrs., typical 8am-5pm with potential some flex time for experimentation


Travel Requirements:

  • Some travel may be required Location: Hickory, NC


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