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Tesla Internship Program


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About Tesla Internship Program


Tesla is committed to hiring and developing top talent from across the world for any given discipline. Their world-class teams operate with a non-conventional product development philosophy of high interdisciplinary collaboration, flat organizational structure, and technical contribution at all levels. You will be expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. These jobs are not for everyone; you must have a genuine passion for producing the best vehicles in the world. Without passion, you will find what Tesla's trying to do too difficult.

Interns and co-ops have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects to help advance the company’s overall goals. The recruitment process aims to match students with teams and projects that best fit their area of interest and experience. Assignments range based on the company’s current hiring needs, but most often include critical path projects and hands-on involvement. Tesla expects students to perform at the same caliber of excellence as any other employee.


You must be a current student in good academic standing enrolled in a relevant program and actively working toward your undergraduate or advanced degree.

Preferred backgrounds for technical roles include, but are not limited to: Automotive Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Manufacturing, and Robotics.

Preferred backgrounds for our non-technical roles include, but are not limited to: Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, and Sales.

Tesla Internship Program

Number of Interns: Varies
Duration: Varies


Palo Alto, CA