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Date: Jan 8, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42902


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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.



Corning’s summer internship experience is rich with hands-on learning. You’ll live, work, and experience the communities in which Corning operates, while building on-the-job skills. As our intern, you will be involved with Corning’s Environmental Technologies (CET) segment which manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.


The purpose of our Intern Program is to raise the bar on talent by strengthening our pipeline for entry level roles for our immediate and future needs.


Shape your future; apply today!


Program Benefits:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Housing assistance
  • Travel reimbursement


Intern Activities:

  • Social and networking events
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Community Involvement


Travel Requirements:

  • We do not anticipate travel


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • M-F 8am – 5pm
  • Some flexibility available
  • Duration: Summer 2021, 8-12 weeks


Scope of Internship:

In this role you will work with a team to support engineering and technology projects, including: Improve existing manufacturing processes and capabilities, develop methods and processes for the manufacture of new products, develop methods, measurements and processes to improve existing products, support manufacturing improvement initiatives, including variability reduction, defect reduction, process control improvement, 6-Sigma, MEE.


Education and Experience

  • Enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate Level engineering program
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of basic statistics and process engineering principles.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills


Desired Skills:

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Six Sigma DMAIC principles
  • Collaboration in a multicultural environment


Soft Skills:

  • Communication/Team/Leadership
  • Open and engaging to effectively collaborate with others
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to handle ambiguity to get results
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical curiosity
  • Flexibility


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, or 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.

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