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Engineering Intern

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Winston-Salem, NC, US, 31520

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58233

 

Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 

Purpose:
As a part of an engineering team, utilize fundamental understanding to complete key project deliverables in optical fiber manufacturing or technology development groups.

 

Scope of Position:

  • 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.

 

Responsibilities:

  • While participating in a team environment, 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: BS/MS Mechanical/Materials/Chemical or related engineering major; working towards

 

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with engineering process fundamentals and scientific methodology (e.g. designing and using critical experiments to drive fundamental understanding)
  • Data/statistical analysis skills
  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build relationships, work in teams and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information
  • Results-oriented 
  • Interest or experience in the following areas are desirable in a candidate:
    • Materials science understanding (ceramics and glass would be a plus)
    • Knowledge of fracture mechanics
    • Experience with DAQ such as LabVIEW and programming

 

Hours of work  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, 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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