Manufacturing Operations Intern

Date: Nov 14, 2023

Location: Kennebunk, ME, US, 04043

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61971


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. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

  • Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
  • Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
  • Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
  • Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
  • Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Work as part of the Engineering Department on various projects supporting the manufacturing site.

The Intern will work on individual and team projects which can range from new materials, validations, experimentation/problem analysis, equipment drawings, new equipment validations, new product development, etc.

Required Qualifications:

  • Pending Junior or Senior Engineering major.
  • Prefer Mechanical, Chemical, or Electrical disciplines
  • At least one semester of core engineering course work completed.
  • Data and statistical analysis experience.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency.
  • Effective communication & presentation skills (verbal and written).


Desired Qualifications:

  • SolidWorks proficiency.
  • Experience with manufacturing automation and processes.
  • Technical writing.
  • Ability to work on diverse project team.


Primary 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 or maintenance 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.
    • Support equipment debug and troubleshooting operations.


Term: Summer 2024


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.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: Portland Maine