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Corning Incorporated Materials Engineering Intern in Corning, New York

Materials Engineering Intern

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Date: Oct 15, 2020

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42557

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.

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

Travel Requirements (please note if international):

  • Open to possible 1- or 2-week travel during the internship

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • M-F 8am – 5pm

  • Duration: Summer 2021, 8-12 weeks

Education and Experience:

  • Enrolled in a materials engineer degree program, preferably between sophomore and junior or junior and senior academic years.

Required Skills

  • 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

Desired Skills:

  • 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

  • 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.

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: Corning

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