What to Expect
Disclaimer: This position is expected to start around August or September 2023 and continue through the entire Fall term (i.e. through December) or into Winter/Spring 2024 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time, in-person. Please consider before submitting an application.
International Students: If your work authorization is through CPT, please consult your school on your ability to work 40 hours per week before applying. Again, please do not apply until you know you can work 40 hours per week. Many students will be limited to part-time during the academic year.
Internship Program at Tesla
The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize and develop emerging talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions where they will grow technically, professionally, and personally through their experience working closely with their Manager, Mentor, and team. We are dedicated to providing an experience that allows the intern to experience life at Tesla by including them in projects that are critical to their team's success.
Palo Alto, CA
What You'll Do
Tesla is seeking passionate software engineering students who thrive in a fast-paced environment and want to apply CS concepts to real world projects. Our Software Engineering teams are responsible for many of Tesla's innovations, including Autopilot, Supercharging, and Infotainment!
Qualified applicants may be reviewed by one or more of the following teams:
• Applications Engineering: We are currently looking for an intern to help architect, build, manage and operate the Infrastructure & applications for Tesla's Engineering teams including Connected Systems, Firmware and Autopilot. In this role, you will plan, design, implement as well as manage ongoing Infrastructure components that powers the development of Tesla's Vehicles and technologies.
• Vehicle Software: The Vehicle Software team lies at the forefront of innovation, constantly pushing the boundaries of performance and in-car experiences. From Tesla maps and UI, to over-the-air updates, interns will work side by side expert engineers to create services and features that set our vehicles apart from the competition.
What You'll Bring
Currently working towards a BS, MS, or advanced degree in a relevant engineering program such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.
Proficiency in one or more of the following developer skills: Python, Go, Java, C/C++ or other common industry languages.
Experience with building and/or maintaining infrastructure and services.
Nice to haves: React, JS, Angular, CSS MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle
Excellent grasp of fundamental computer science concepts and ability to write well-organized code.
Eagerness to collaborate cross-functionally with other engineering teams while able to work independently; detail-oriented and execution focused.
Genuine curiosity and willingness to understand how our products are designed, built and how they operate.