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Quality Engineering Intern - Summer 2022

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Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50771


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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.


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.


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).


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Program Benefits:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Housing assistance
  • Travel reimbursement


Intern Activities:

  • Social and networking events
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Community Involvement


Scope of Position: Internship within an equipment engineering organization at a manufacturing site. Intern will work with our team to plan, conduct and analyze process improvement and measurement system analysis activities. The primary role includes data collection and analysis, as well as process and system improvement activities.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Interface with process, measurements, and other manufacturing support groups daily
  • Under guidance from quality, lead the agreed upon projects that will enable the facility to meet its goals and objectives for the duration of the internship
  • Prepare written evaluations of data collected for use in leadership project reviews
  • Create recommendations and/or plans to achieve the stated project goals
  • With oversight execute improvement activities identified during the agreed upon project


Hours of work:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday: typically, 7:00AM-4:00PM
  • Duration: Summer 2021, 8-12 weeks


Required Education and Experience:

  • Sophomore level (or higher) undergraduate in engineering or physical sciences; Industrial Engineering or equivalent is ideal.
  • 0-2+ years of engineering and/or physical science internship experience.
  • Any manufacturing experience is a plus.


Required Skills:

  • Ability to perform work independently and in a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to interact with manufacturing personnel and staff
  • Sound problem solving and decision-making skills


Desired Skills:

  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Organizations skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Experience with statistical tools, Minitab a plus


Soft Skills:

  • Reliable and detail-oriented
  • Able to lead small projects of limited scope to completion
  • Technical curiosity


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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