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Mechanical Engineering Intern

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Date: Feb 8, 2021

Location: Vineland, NJ, US, 08360

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44394


Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a 166-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning Valor™ Glass is an example of a life-changing innovation purpose-built to store and protect injectable medicines. Corning is also a global leader in pharmaceutical tubing, manufacturing a variety of clear and amber glass tubing that is converted by our customers into vials, cartridges, ampules and syringes.

Scope of Position:  

Utilize fundamental understanding to complete key project deliverables in pharmaceutical glass manufacturing.  Use scientific method to design and conduct testing/experimentation to collect required data.  Analyze process data to develop product, process, or equipment improvements.  Give recommendation for improvements, present findings, and document work.


  • While participating in a team environment, as a member of the Process Engineering Group, own key project objectives critical to Corning’s success.  
  • Interface with various engineering and operations groups to understand potential impact of product, equipment, and process changes. 
  • Ensure communication is established to address concerns and obtain assistance/buy-in.  
  • Review performance data on new processes/findings and effectively draw conclusions.  
  • Communicate effectively to personnel at various levels up to and including the staff level.

Education and Experience:  

  • Working toward BS in Mechanical Engineering  
  • Rising Junior or higher
  • GPA of 3.0 or above

Required Skills: 

  • Sound engineering background  
  • Working knowledge of basic statistics and process engineering principles  
  • General computer software experience such as: PowerPoint, Excel and Word software  
  • Preferred experience with more advanced statistical software such as JMP or Minitab or design software such as SolidWorks, Inventor, or AutoCAD  
  • Communication skills, both written and oral

Desired Skills:  

  • Experience with Six Sigma DMAIC principles

Soft Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks.
  • Motivated and a self-starter with independent learning style.
  • Technical curiosity

Flexibility Hours of Work / Work Schedule / Flex-Time:  

  • Basic work hours are 40hrs/week; 8am-5pm; additional hours/weekends when needed to meet project objectives



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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia