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Corning, NY
10000+ employees
1851
Company - Public (GLW)
Manufacturing
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
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Corning is one of the world's leading innovators in materials science, with a 166-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science, and optical physics along with its deep manufacturing ... Read more

Mission: For more than 165 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products and processes that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

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    I worked at Corning full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Got to work within an engineering team and complete meaningful engineering work

    Cons

    Was only able to work for 12 weeks during the summer

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Corning Photos

Corning photo of: With our glass technology, we can touch a lot of lives
Corning photo of: Even a 163-year-old company can learn new tricks, & we can’t wait to learn plenty from (& teach plenty to) our 2014 summer interns! Welcome to our newest #IdeaPeople!
Corning photo of: Showcased at NeoCon14: How a layer of Corning Willow Glass can keep the “stainless” in stainless steel! Imagine the design possibilities!
Corning photo of: Live Locally, Work Globally... the best of both worlds!
Corning photo of: Live Locally, Work Globally! #LLWG Seneca Lake
Corning photo of: Employees at our Borre, France plant enjoy the outdoors
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Corning Interviews

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Blacksburg, VA
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    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Corning (Blacksburg, VA) in September 2017.

    Interview

    Career fair where the recruiter liked my experience-> interview in person with 3 people -> interview with HR where they asked about my background -> Waited for confirmation but never heard back until months later

    Interview Questions

    • Name one experience that you had where you disagreed with your supervisor. How did you handle it?   Answer Question
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Corning Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 500, Fortune, 2015
  • Top 100 Global Innovators, Thompson Reuters, 2013
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