New York Seasonal Jobs

Job Information

Engineering Intern in Canton, New York

Engineering Intern

  • Please wait...

Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: Canton, NY, US, 13617

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58907

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

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.


  • In this role, you will be working directly with engineers and technologists in learning various Canton glass making processes. You will engage and work with Dept. Heads, Engineers, Technicians and Operations on projects in the plant.

  • We will have a mid-term review and a final review with plant senior leadership in mid-summer.


  • Our Canton, NY plant houses a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility working with development and production of glass used in Semi-Conductor optics used in the photo-lithography stages in computer chip manufacturing.

  • You will gain valuable hands on experience, including project and process activities.

  • We are looking for those with a strong level of technical curiosity and who are capable of delivering creative solutions to technical challenges.

  • While working in a team based environment, you will participate as an individual contributor on the team.


  • Pending Junior or Senior Engineering major, Engineering discipline in Mechanical


  • Motivated self-starter with independent learning style.

  • Basic knowledge of manufacturing systems and experience with data analysis (i.e. Microsoft Excel, SPC rules)

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite


  • Process engineering skills (quantitative skills, coursework in engineering, statistics, or other statistical training)

  • Technical writing with the ability to deliver technical presentations to operators, engineers, and managers.

  • We are seeking someone who is innovative and technically curious. Do you have strong problem solving and decision-making skills? Are you results oriented with a high commitment level?


  • Effective communication & presentation skills (verbal and written).

  • Ability to work on diverse project team.

  • Able to build new business relationships with the team.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Domestic Travel between Canton, NY and Corning, NY

Do your colleagues and peers consider you to be positive, open and engaging and an effective member of a dynamic team? Are you a self-starter, passionate about engineering and have a high level of technical curiosity? Are you dedicated, open to new ideas and recognized for your flexibility to change?

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.

Nearest Major Market: Massena

  • Please wait...