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IT Intern-Jr. Project Coordinator

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Date: Mar 5, 2023

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58578


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 

Scope of Position:

The JR. Project Coordinator position will work closely with the PMO to lead small application and infrastructure projects utilizing standard processes, tools and methodologies. This position will also support Sr. Program Managers with the delivery of projects.



  • Responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule to ensure timely completion of project and meeting deadlines of project. 
  • Develops project scope and objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.
  • Provides guidance to team based on organizational goals and company standards. Work is reviewed in terms of meeting the organization's objectives and schedules effectively and on time.
  • Establishes operating standards and procedures that affect subordinate organizational units.
  • Develops and administers budgets, schedules and performance standards.
  • Frequent contacts with equivalent level managers and customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, or contractual clarifications.
  • Assesses and utilizes best fit project management process to meet program and project objectives.
  • Project communication planning and execution – setting appropriate expectations, communicating status with all stakeholder groups, escalating issues and concerns when warranted.
  • Working with the sponsor to ensure the planned business value is progressing according to plan 
  • Coordination, aligned with Global Sourcing partner, of vendor management (RFI, RFP, SOW, etc.)
  • Change management addressed in organization, technology, architecture, and business readiness 
  • Coordination of quality outcomes through test planning and execution 
  • Execution of project plan deliverables, including operational readiness with the appropriate project team members
  • Issue facilitation, communication, and resolution


Education and Experience:

  • Working towards Bachelor’s degree (minimum 3.0 GPA)
  • Advanced Computer Skills


Required Skills:

  • Communication/ collaboration skills
  • Written, Verbal, and Training skills
  • Facilitation skills across program and project teams
  • Financial acumen
  • Some understanding of Project Management processes
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to Learn quickly


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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