Research Intern - Modeling:

Corning New York

Requisition Number: 46645


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.

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):

Develop new models to gain fundamental understanding of the thermal poling process and how it can be used to add value to Corning glasses.


Day to Day Responsibilities: Review the existing literature on modeling of thermal poling and interact with current team members to gain key knowledge about the poling process. Run simulations, develop and test new models for thermal poling.


Travel requirements: No travel required.


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 40 hours per week.
  • Flexible start and end time, but from the end of May to the middle of August


Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration):

  • Current graduate student (PhD or Masters) in engineering.
  • Knowledge of materials modeling


Required Skills:

  • Computer programming: Python, MATLAB
  • Ability to solve differential equations
  • Familiarity with modeling software like COMSOL
  • Materials modeling knowledge and experience


Desired Skills:

  • Some machine learning knowledge
  • Experience modeling diffusion processes


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):

  • Team player
  • Good communication skills


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, 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.