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Forming Process Eng Intern

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Date: Nov 26, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58077


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 

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: Under the supervision of a Forming Process Engineer, the accepted candidate will work on projects to support process improvement projects applied to the Environmental Technologies processes. These projects may include evaluating the impacts of varying raw materials on rheology, statistical analysis of experiments, validation of theoretical models, or reduced washing cycles for equipment.


Education and Experience

  • Enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate Level Engineering program; preference for Material Science, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 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  

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel for data analysis
  • Working knowledge or experience with design of experiments (DOE) concepts
  • Time management and ability to prioritize work
  • 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


Desired Skills:

  • Understanding or experience with rheology/viscosity of ceramic batches
  • Basic understanding of ceramic extrusion
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills
  • Collaboration in a multicultural environment
  • Willingness to work with your hands
  • Experience with Six Sigma DMAIC or similar principles 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, 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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