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Leadership Development Program

Leadership Development Program

LEAD = Leadership Experiences Accelerating Development

Our program prepares you to be a part of our next generation of business leaders. 

What is the Program?

 
 
 
 
  • You will gain experiences & exposure in: 2 Businesses, 3 Roles, 4 Years
  • Work on projects that matter alongside seasoned professionals
  • Stretch assignments will push you, expand your knowledge base, and accelerate your learning
  • Access to senior leadership

 

 

You will move through real jobs, which allow for interaction with subject matter experts, company leaders, and key technologies. Throughout the program you will be expected to deliver results against our business and financial objectives.

While there is no established sequence, the path you follow will blend your career interests with Corning’s business needs. You will have the opportunity to work within different functions, early in your career with Corning, to help build an initial network and broad organizational knowledge. 

Develop strengths that enhance your progress

As a participant in LEAD, you will have the opportunity to use strong analytical skills, combined with judgment and leadership, to assess data and share recommendations directly with business leaders. Your work with Corning will be important and matter to the overall organization.

You will touch our business segments and develop functional knowledge in areas such as:
 

  • Strategy and planning
  • Commercial and business development
  • Manufacturing and engineering
  • Innovation management

Who are the People?

Meet some LEAD Participants

What are the Roles?

This graphic shows what roles our particpants currently occupy. To better understand Corning's acronyms, please see below:

  • CET = Corning Environmental Technologies
  • CLS = Corning Life Sciences
  • CPT = Corning Pharmaceutical Technologies
  • COC = Corning Optical Communications
  • CGT = Corning Glass Technologies
  • CSM = Corning Specialty Materials
  • EIG = Emerging Innovations Group

What Are We Looking For?

Potential candidates require the following:

  • An MBA from one of our core recruiting schools (HBS, Tuck, Johnson, or Mendoza) or GM Nomination within the company
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Passion for technology
  • Keen business acumen
  • Aspiration to executive-level general management
  • Desire to work on life-changing technologies
  • Ability to thrive in Corning's culture: open, engaging, friendly, & driven

Questions? Please email LEAD@corning.com