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Internship, Battery Engineering (Fall 2024)

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Tesla

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14d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Palo Alto

AI generated summary

  • The ideal candidate for the internship at Tesla's Battery Engineering department should be pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field, proficient in CAD software, have experience with simulation software and possess a strong interest in hands-on engineering. Additionally, they should have knowledge of engineering fundamentals and HV battery systems, as well as previous lab R&D experience and strong technical communication skills.
  • The intern will be responsible for assisting various teams at Tesla in battery engineering, including module engineering, pack design, modeling, and materials, with day-to-day tasks related to their respective projects and research.

Summer Internship

Engineering•Palo Alto

Description

  • Tesla is seeking highly motivated engineering students who thrive in a fast-paced environment and want to apply mechanical concepts to real world projects. Interns on the battery team work directly with full time engineers to design, prototype, test and launch new parts and processes to improve our batteries. Our projects include high voltage conductors, advanced cooling systems, cell interfaces, and battery enclosures. Every day we push the boundaries of what is possible for energy storage, both in vehicles and on the grid.  

Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Materials Science, Chemistry Engineering or a related field
  • Proficiency in computer aided design software such as CAD, NX, Fusion360, SolidWorks, CATIA
  • Experience in STARCCM+, COMSOL, MATLAB, Simulink, Ansys
  • Proven interest in hands on engineering through project teams, academic projects, passion projects, or equivalent experiences
  • Strong knowledge of engineering fundamentals, such as statics, dynamics, fluid dynamics, heat transfer, and material properties
  • Familiarity with and interest in HV battery systems, hardware testing, quality assurance, metrology, exposure to mass production environments
  • Previous experience in a lab R&D environment, such as an internship or undergraduate research
  • Experience with polymer materials, characterization techniques, and adhesives testing/formulating desired
  • Strong technical communication skills
  • Genuine curiosity and willingness to understand how our products are designed, built and how they operate

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Engineering

Responsibilities

  • Your application will be considered across all opportunities for the teams listed below:
  • Battery Module Engineering
  • Battery Pack Design
  • Battery Modeling
  • Battery Engineering Materials

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Palo Alto