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Corning Incorporated Summer Intern - Melting Design Engineer in Corning, New York

Summer Intern - Melting Design Engineer

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Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Job Title: Co-op - Melting Process and Forming Design Engineer

Job ID: 54705

Job Location: Corning, NY

This position is located in the Corning Valley in NY, which is the location of our global headquarters, a beautiful and friendly community in the Finger Lakes. Well known as the home of beautiful gorges and waterfalls for hiking, clear lakes great for swimming, sailing, kayaking, water skiing, boating, and fishing, the region is also world-renowned for its wineries and craft breweries. Corning and surrounding communities are safe and family-friendly with excellent schools, sports programs, quaint shopping, and fine dining. If you are interested in cultural activities, you can visit the Corning Museum of Glass, the Rockwell Museum (a Smithsonian affiliate), see national productions at the Clemens Center or attend one of many community activities throughout the year like GlassFest, Sparkle, the Parade of Lights, MLK Day or Pride Day celebrations. Corning is also home to the Guthrie Wineglass Marathon, which is one of the premier US races serving as a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. Corning Incorporated focuses on building a diverse global workforce where differences are celebrated, and employees feel safe bringing their “whole selves” to work. Our Diversity Network hosts 18 active and distinctive Employee Resource Groups. Employees have access to Allyship resources, podcasts, an internal video channel, digital learning series and trainings, all focused on building and celebrating global diversity and inclusion. Corning has been recognized as a leader in this regard and has been consistently recognized as a national employer of choice. 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 Corning’s Manufacturing, Technology and Engineering division (MTE) which is recognized as the leader in engineering excellence & Innovative manufacturing technologies by providing diverse skills to Corning’s existing & emerging businesses. The purpose of our Intern / Co-op 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 or Co-op 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). Shape your future; apply today!

Purpose of the Position:

Join Corning’s glass melting engineering community to have the opportunity to work on a variety of melting technologies, compositions, products, and locations. Projects range from equipment design improvement, glass tank build/rebuild support, performance troubleshooting and new design migration. Applications are diverse, for example Pharmaceutical Tubing, Gorilla Glass, Display Technologies and R&D platforms.

Program Benefits:

  • Competitive salaries

  • Housing assistance

  • Travel reimbursement Intern Activities:

  • Social and networking events

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Community Involvement

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Apply engineering fundamentals to support manufacturing performance improvement through equipment design, material changes or process setup.

  • Develop and verify design concepts that enable new glass compositions or platform capabilities to maintain Corning’s competitive position.

  • Engineering calculations and numerical modeling of structure, thermal and fluids

  • Evaluating the viability of design changes and participating in design reviews

  • Reporting out to supervisor or project leader on status, trends, test results and decisions

  • Detailing drawings and compliance with department drawing and file standards

  • Technical support for glass melting design projects across Corning divisions.

  • Working on/with diverse teams to achieve project goals associated with glass melting improvements.

Education & Experience:

  • Minimum of 2+ years working toward a BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent discipline, working toward an advanced degree preferred

  • No prior experience required. Previous industrial experience is a plus.

Required Skills :

  • Strong engineering fundamentals and technical curiosity to learn, engage, drive solutions and advance technology.

  • 3D CAD experience and proficiency (SolidWorks preferred) to implement practical design solutions .

  • Familiarity with mechanical and thermal analysis (SolidWorks Simulation and COMSOL preferred)

Desired Skills :

  • Experience with Hot material process, such as melting and forming

  • Knowledge of glass process modeling capability and how to use modeling tools spanning from early stage innovation to late stage manufacturing

  • Knowledge of Corning processes and business systems as well as being passionate about learning new technologies.

  • Experience with software, such as JMP, MatLab, MindJet, etc.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

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