Vehicle Engineering - Software Engineering Internship (Fall 2023)

March 06, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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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

  • Austin, TX

  • Fremont, CA

  • About Software Engineering in Vehicle Engineering

    As a software engineering intern in Vehicle Engineering, you will accelerate the pace of innovation, from design to production. Software engineers are responsible for improving the information flow between mechanical engineering and manufacturing engineering, supporting & increasing the output of vehicle engineering.

    What You'll Do

    What to Expect

  • Qualified applicants may be reviewed by one or more of the following teams:
  • ADAS Test Engineering
  • Chassis Engineering Design Technology
  • Field Quality Engineering
  • Noise, Vibration, & Harshness Engineering
  • Power Electronics - Manufacturing Test
  • 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 Software Engineering.

    Excellent grasp of fundamental computer science concepts and ability to write well-organized code.

    Preferred backend experience: Python, Go, Java, C/C++/C#, REST, gRPC.

    Preferred frontend development experience: JavaScript, CSS, Angular, React, Bootstrap.

    Familiarity with SQL and non-SQL database structures.

    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.

    Proven interest in Tesla's mission to accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy, through extracurricular activities, academic projects, passion projects, or equivalent experiences. Desired


  • Knowledge of or experience with mechanical engineering or manufacturing skills.
  • Knowledge of or experience with audio/sound engineering.
  • Interest in the automotive industry & self-driving vehicles.
  • Preferred virtualized infrastructure experience: Docker, Kubernetes.
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