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Equipment Engineering Intern, Summer 2022

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Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50434


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.

Scope of Internship:

Under the supervision of an engineer, the accepted candidate will work on facility, equipment, energy utilization, and facilitation of the best course of action for a division wide impact on capital and facility optimization. This candidate will be engaged in learning, documenting, and developing resolutions that address facility constraints. In addition, this candidate will support the three Corning CET plant site energy managers as the team identifies and prioritizes energy conservation projects.


Education and Experience: 

  • Enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate Level Engineering program: Mechanical, Electrical, or other technical competency is desired.  
  • To be considered for an internship at Corning Incorporated, you must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a Bachelor’s Degree or higher. You must also have a current cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).


Required Skills:  

  • Mechanical and Electrical knowledge  
  • Equipment, facility, and energy knowledge  
  • Understanding processes and ability to assist at improving the current state  
  • Facility layout and services design
  • Technical writing understanding  
  • Project leadership skills  
  • Excellent critical analysis, and logic/reasoning skills.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and people skills; ability to interact with management, team members and external vendors.  
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills


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, 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: Corning