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Measurement Engineering Intern

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Date: Jan 26, 2023

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58896


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. 

Purpose of Position:

Summer intern in the Optical Communications Division - Product Engineering group as a Measurement Engineering Intern. The intern will be a member of a technical group involved in the development, design and implementation of a measurement system used to characterize optical fibers. The candidate will focus on performing experiments to validate and improve optical models.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Support engineers and scientists in designing and developing optical measurement systems.
  • Run experiments in a laboratory setting
  • Analyze and interpret data
  • Document test methodologies, results and provide recommendations


Required Education:

  • Completion of Junior year in Electrical Engineering, Optics, Physics or Chemistry Bachelors Degree program. Graduate students in the same disciplines will be preferable.
  • The candidate must have completed a minimum of two courses in Optics or Spectroscopy


Required Skills:

  • Background in optics or optical engineering.
  • Laboratory experience – college lab courses acceptable.
  • Basic data analysis, image processing and statistical skills.
  • Programming skills.
  • Self-Starter and Results-oriented.
  • Flexibility - Able to change and adjust smoothly as the situation demands.
  • Strong communication skills.


Desired Soft Skills:

  • Optical metrology.
  • Experience in Lab view programming.
  • Knowledge of basic spectroscopy.
  • “Hands-on” laboratory research experience.


Corning Incorporated Internship Program Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on discipline and education level
  • Round-trip travel expenses (from your school/home to the Corning facility and back)
  • Housing assistance
  • Intern activities, including activities that involve Corning's senior leadership


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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