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Research Intern - Microscopy and Surface Analysis

Date: Jan 8, 2019

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

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: As our intern you will have the opportunity to work in the Research Department of the Microscopy and Surface Analysis team.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Acquire and analyze SIMS data as directed
  • SIMS measurements of implanted isotopes in thermally grown SiO2 layers
  • Depth measurements
  • Modeling of diffusion phenomena


Travel requirements: None.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F


Education / Experience:

  • Student who is currently in their second year or higher of pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's or PhD Degree in a Science or Engineering field


Required Skills:

  • Coursework in undergraduate Science or Engineering
  • Experience working in a Science Lab
  • Completion of introductory Calculus


Desired Skills:

  • Coursework in Chemistry, Physics and/or Materials Engineering
  • Two laboratory courses - one in basic Chemistry
  • Completed or currently completing 2nd year College Mathematics such as Ordinary Differential Equations


Soft Skills:

  • Interest in Glass, Geochemistry, Inorganic Materials properties
  • Ambitious to learn new things


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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning