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Process Engineering Intern, Summer 2022

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Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50436


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.

Scope of Internship:

Under the supervision of a 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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