Fiber Optic Test Engineering Intern

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Fiber Optic Test Engineering Intern

Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
Corning’s history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.
With more than 160 years of science and engineering knowledge, Corning Incorporated creates keystone components for high-technology systems in consumer electronics, mobile emissions control and life sciences. Our Optical Communications segment delivers connectivity to every edge of the network, from optical fiber, cable, hardware and equipment to fully-optimized optical solutions.
What we do is life changing. Our innovations help customers keep pace with the world’s insatiable demand for bandwidth, accelerating the delivery of information and keeping the world connected to the important people, places and things that enhance our lives.
To know more about Corning Optical Communications, visit us at:

Scope of Position:
The intern will develop methodologies for design and characterization of fiber optics products and apply state-of-the art experimental/ theoretical and skills to technical problems.

• Design, build and automate optical systems
• Develop and implement Lab view software for measurement systems
• Develop tools for data analysis
• Document test methodologies and test results
• Develop and implement methodologies to optimize measurement performance
• Work Hours: Basic work hours are 40hrs/week; 8am-5pm

Education and Experience:
• Completion of sophomore or junior year in Electrical Engineering, Optics or Physics. Graduate students in the same disciplines will be preferable.
• The candidate must have completed a minimum of two courses in Optics or Fiber Optics
• Relevant experience a plus

Required Skills:
• Background in optics or optical engineering
• Programming skills
• Computer literate in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• 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
• Flexibility - Able to change and adjust smoothly as the situation demands

Desired Skills:
• Optical metrology, preferably in fiber optics
• Experience in Lab view programming
• Knowledge of statistical analysis

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