Corning Interview Questions

Updated Aug 6, 2014
Updated Aug 6, 2014
24 Interview Reviews

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    Senior Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Dallas, TX
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Corning in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Standard interviewing process, and criminal background test, HR will contact you first. Then you will interview with decision maker, and then fill application and background test, and drug screening. Travel to the office and interview with 3 folks, and then a followup after that, with an offer letter.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you solve this problem if your not getting adequate signal to the antenna.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Did not require any
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Imaging Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 7+ weeks - interviewed at Corning.

    Interview Details

    3 phone screens, two are technical related.
    Onsite was a great experience, the day before interview is a tour of the town, with a visit to the museum and the hot glass show. Onsite was intense, interviewed by 8 members of the group, starting with a presentation of PhD reseach.

    Interview Questions
    • Kirsh Filter, a nonlinear filter whihc I never heard of   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation
    Accepted Offer
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Optical Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Corning, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Corning, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 months - interviewed at Corning in June 2014.

    Interview Details

    1. 45 mins Human resource phone interview with basic questions (personality, why this position, expectation, when to start, etc.); after then, asked for additional information acquired from manager;
    2. two weeks later, 60 mins manager phone interview: experience with this position; details of resume;
    3. two weeks later, 60 mins phone interview with engineer in this group: all technical; more details of the resume;
    4. two weeks later, on site interview: 8:00 to 3:00; 1 hr presentation and question; then 1 on 1 interview with director, manager and engineers, each 45 mins; sharing their experience, responsibility, asking for your background, detailed practical technical problems in the work, and give a solution.
    5. offer provided after 10 days.

    Interview Questions
    • No challenging questions as long as you are well prepared   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Good base and package, not negotiable.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Engineering Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online - interviewed at Corning.

    Interview Details

    I applied online and was contacted by email to fill out a few employment surveys. I was then contacted by phone for one informal interview that was just to get to know me. I then scheduled a phone interview with the project manager I would be working with. They asked one technical question but it was very simple.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6.  

    Infortmation Technology Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Corning, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Corning, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at Corning.

    Interview Details

    Phone screening and at least one on site interview. Usually with HR, Manager, and Supervisor and sometimes a panel of peers (to verify experience and knowledge)

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Strategic Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Most was about behavior questions. Specifically, reasons that I want to work for the company. Leadership experiences, why changing job position. weakness. School experiences, team work experience. I tried to answer to show my creativity, passion for technology, leadership, and customer-oriented mind.
    Very friendly but 2 interviewers asked questions rapidly.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Human Resources Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Corning, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Corning, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Corning.

    Interview Details

    Very detailed interview using behavioral based questions.

    Interview Questions
    • Who was your most difficult customer and how did you handle him or her?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Process Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Corning in May 2011.

    Interview Details

    The hiring process is very straight. I applied through on-campus interview. They asked me questions about my background and my experience to see whether it matches their needs.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Process & Test Engineer – Contract Position Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Fairport, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Fairport, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Corning in July 2009.

    Interview Details

    Met with 6 to 7 different people for just a 6-month contract position. Lots of people to work through for something so short.

    Interview Questions
    • Lots of questions for a short experience. Would think they'd do something like this if a person was hired full time   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was none because it was contract
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    R&D Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Corning, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Corning, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 week - interviewed at Corning in March 2012.

    Interview Details

    Obtained job description from a career services office at my university. Filled out their questionnaire and sent my resume. Did not get initial job but later got an email for a phone interview for a similar position. Phone interview was not too difficult.

    Interview Questions
    • Detailed questions on my main research experiences on my resume. No really unexpected questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Not a lot to negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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