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Corning Incorporated Development Intern-Reliability in Corning, New York

Development Intern-Reliability

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Date: Mar 17, 2020

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 40760

Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise inspecialty 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 (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):

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 the development of new testing Method. You will also work on the development of High strain rate Sharp impact testing.

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

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Reliability Testing - Mechanical

  • Experimental Data Analysis

  • Experimental Test development.

Travel Requirements (please note if international): We do not anticipate travel

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • M-F 8am – 5pm

  • Some flexibility available

  • Duration: Summer 2020, 8-12 weeks

Education and Experience

  • Enrolled in a Graduate Level Mechanical or Material Engineering program.

  • Preferred PhD Candidate.

Required Skills

  • Strong background and experience in mechanical design and prototyping.

  • 3D CAD experience.

  • Material testing experience at high strain rate.

  • Fundamental understanding of Kolsky Bar.

  • Experience in conducting Mechanical testing on Brittle materials.

  • Project leadership Skills

  • Excellent critical analysis, and logic/reasoning skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and people skills; ability to interact with management, team members and external vendors.

  • Working knowledge of basic statistics and process engineering principles.

  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Solid Mechanics and Fracture Mechanics

Desired Skills:

  • Fractography

  • Fine Element Modeling

  • Experience testing glass to failure in a lab setting and running experiments.

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience with Six Sigma DMAIC principles

  • Collaboration in a multicultural environment

Soft Skills Communication/Team/Leadership

  • Open and engaging to effectively collaborate with others

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Able to handle ambiguity to get results

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Technical curiosity

  • Standout colleague

  • Flexibility

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

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