Melting Process Engineering Intern

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.
Corning's Display Technologies segment manufactures glass substrates for active matrix liquid crystal displays ("LCDs") that are used primarily in LCD televisions, notebook computers and flat panel desktop monitors.

-  In this role, you will be directly involved working with engineers and technologists in learning the glass forming processes. Duties will include assisting Engineering Dept. Heads and Engineers with projects in the plant.

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

-  Our Harrodsburg, KY plant houses a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility working with development and production of glass substrates for use in Liquid Crystal Displays and consumer electronics.

-  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 Chemical, Mechanical, or Materials Science (preferred)

-  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.

-  Domestic Travel between Harrodsburg, KY 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 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 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.

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