Process Engineering Intern:

Keller Texas

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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Scope of Position:

Summer internship with the Corning Optical Connectivity Solutions Division Engineering organization supporting project work in the Regional Engineering group supporting project work within the Cable Assembly development group. The intern will gain experience in connector assembly processes and core processes related to Connectivity.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Create scientific understanding of core processes related to Connectivity
  • Understand fundamental science behind connector assembly process
  • Document ability to predict output response based on critical experiments
  • Data manipulation, analysis, graphing, etc.
  • Experimental planning, execution, & analysis
  • Author technical report outlining discoveries
  • Design improvement method to reduce manufacturing cost
  • Design fixture/tool/device to control process variation
  • Participate in innovation brainstorming for new product development tasks
  • Participation in overall problem solving efforts; Activities include things like devising new measurement techniques, or investigating potential equipment and process issues


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Basic work hours are 40hrs/week; 8am-5pm


Education and Experience:

  • Currently enrolled in Mechanical, Electrical or Electromechanical Engineering program
  • At least 2 years of related coursework in Engineering curriculum Required Skills:
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office suite)
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to build relationships and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively present information
  • Results-oriented
  • High initiative, able to work independently, and in a team environment
  • Flexibility - Able to change and adjust smoothly as the situation demands

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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