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Chuck Hartlage

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419-248-5395

chuck.hartlage@owenscorning.com

Media Contact

Chuck Hartlage

Corporate Media Relations

419-248-5395

chuck.hartlage@owenscorning.com

Owens Corning Internship Program Ranked by Vault as One of the Best

Company Earns Second Best Ranking in ‘Tech and Engineering’

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 8:01 am EDT

Owens Corning ranks 21st in a national assessment of the top internship programs from career specialist Vault.com. This ranking is up from 44th in the prior year survey. Through the 2018 Best Internships assessment, current and former interns rated the company one of the best places to go for a meaningful internship experience.

The company also ranked:

  • #2 in Best Tech and Engineering Internships
  • #2 in Best Retail and Consumer Products Internships
  • #17 in Best Internships for Compensation and Benefits
  • #25 in Best Internships for Quality of Life

“At Owens Corning, we view early career development programs as strategic, long-term investments that will positively impact the growth of our business,” said Dan Smith, senior vice president of organization and administration. “Positive reviews from our interns and early career professionals are signs that we’re offering them challenging, impactful, and rewarding assignments coupled with a balanced work environment. That is critical today in light of the intense battle for top talent.”

Vault’s latest internship rankings are based on a survey of more than 12,000 interns at hundreds of organizations. The 2018 Best 50 Internships are based on ratings by firms’ current and past interns in five key areas:

  • Quality of life
  • Compensation and benefits
  • Interview process
  • Career development
  • Full-time employment prospects

From the last three years, nearly 150 former interns have returned to Owens Corning for full-time roles across its three businesses and major functional groups. Most of these early-career professionals are now working in leadership development programs, rotating through various roles to continue learning their functional group and the company overall.

Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position oneself to land that job. Vault is best known for its influential rankings, ratings, and reviews on thousands of top employers and hundreds of internship programs. Vault’s goal is to connect elite schools, elite candidates, and elite firms.

About Owens Corning

Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures, and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing, and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2016 sales of $5.7 billion and employs about 17,000 people in 33 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 63 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.

Contact:

Chuck Hartlage, +1-419-248-5395, chuck.hartlage@owenscorning.com

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