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Organic and Biochemical Technologies Intern

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Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 36102


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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.

Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group): As our intern you will be part of a cross-function research project team to develop technologies for surface mediated T-cell activation. Your main role within the group is to provide cell culture evaluation for novel substrates developed by other team members.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Cell culture
  • Biological assays
  • Data analysis


Travel requirements (please note if international): You can expect no travel


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: regular 8 working hours


Education and Experience:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree with some college level Chemistry/Biology courses and related lab experience


Required Skills:

  • Basic Chemistry / Biology lab skills, such as making solutions, using pipettes,


Desired Skills:

  • Deep knowledge in cell culture techniques
  • Ability to perform biological assays and data analysis
  • Strong presentation skills


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):

  • Self starter with ability to work independently and with other team members with minimum supervision
  • Strong communication 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, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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