Optical Engineering Intern

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Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: Keller, TX, US, 76248

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61837


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.


Role Purpose:

The person in this position will join a global team of highly technical and skilled scientists and engineers for new product/process development and have hands on experience on fiber optics & passive optical components, meanwhile applying state-of-the art experimental/ theoretical and skills to technical problems.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Solve problems based on fundamental understanding
  • Apply statistical tools and data analysis skills to provide feedback on product/process improvement
  • Document work in reports and presentations
  • Support the team on project deliverables


Education & Experience:

  • Required BSc. in progress, preferred MSc. or Ph.D. in progress
  • Major on Electrical Engineering, Optics or Physics
  • GPA of 3.4 or above Preferred
  • The candidate must have completed a minimum of two courses in Optics or Fiber Optics
  • Product development experience or industrial experience is a plus


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Experienced with device and equipment for optics, such as optical spectrum analyzer, laser sources, power detector, etc.
  • Ability to clearly present the work has been done
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Written/verbal communication skills - intermediate and preferably advanced level of English language
  • Experienced with data analysis using software like Excel, Matlab or Origin
  • Problem-solving skills


Desired Skills/Knowledge:

  • Knowledge about optical fiber and passive optical components
  • Experienced with precision alignment /vision system / automation is a big plus
  • Experienced with industrial environment
  • Experienced with new device/component innovation and validation
  • Experienced with equation solver-based simulation software like FDTD, COMSOL


Hours of work / work schedule:

  • Basic work hours are 40hrs/week; 8am-5pm


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.  

​The range for this position is $1,519.00 - $3,074.00 biweekly.  Starting pay for the successful applicant is prescribed based on geographic location, nature of position, and year in school.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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