Internship, Test Equipment Mechanical Design Engineer, Cell Engineering (Fall 2024)
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This position is expected to start in-person around August or September 2024 and continue through the entire fall term (i.e. through end of 2024) or into early 2025 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time and on-site, for most internships. 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. You must be able to work 40 hours per week on-site. 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.
The Cell Qualification team is responsible for designing and developing all cell performance and failure evaluation methods and equipment. The role requires strong fundamentals in multiple areas of electromechanical product design, a strong passion to think outside the box, reasoning from first principles, and being extremely detail oriented while maintaining high standards of quality and manufacturing. The individual will be responsible for developing new equipment, methods, and processes, while also taking part in cell design and manufacturing.
Complete ownership of the design (art-to-part approach) from concept to production and deployment
3D design of complex parts and assemblies and integration
Hands-on prototyping using internal and external resources
Root causing failures and equipment issues from first principles
Collaboration with other engineering groups inside Tesla
Travel to support deployment, debug issues and supplier visits
Currently pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
Experience with various manufacturing process
Proficiency in CAD modeling, Catia V5/V6 experience is a plus, but not mandatory
Experience with student Formula Vehicle, Solar Car, Hyperloop etc.
Experience with heat transfer and thermal modeling
Understanding of design for strength and stiffness
Test equipment design experience