Disclaimer: This position is expected to start around May or June 2021 and continue through the entire Summer term (i.e. through August or September) or into early Fall 2021 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time, for most internships.Please consider availability before submitting an application.Internship Program at Tesla The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize emerging talent. Our year around program places the best students in positions that they will grow both technically and personally through their experience working closely with their Manager, Mentor, and team. We are dedicated to providing an experience that allows for the intern to experience life at Tesla by given them projects that are critical to their team’s success. Instead of going on coffee runs and making copies, you’ll be seated at the table making critical decisions that will influence not only your team, but the overall achievement of Tesla’s mission. LocationsPalo Alto, CAFremont, CALathrop, CAAbout the Team The Materials Engineering team is responsible for multiple facets of materials at Tesla. This includes qualifying, testing, developing, implementation and consultation involving metals, ceramics, glass, various polymers, adhesives, etc.DepartmentsMaterials Analysis – Software Tools Materials TestStructural Adhesives and PaintFastenersPolymers ThermoplasticsInjection Molding SimulationPaints and CoatingsFluids and LubricantsElastomersCompositesMetals, Glass, and CeramicsWeldingPlating and ConnectorsConductors and JoiningTool and Die Materials and CoatingsCastingsMachiningRobotics and AutomationControlsTool DesignEquipment DesignFacility DesignRequirements Pursing a degree in Materials Engineering/Science and/or have a focus in Materials Engineering/Science OR a relevant program (i.e. Mechanical Engineering).Fundamental knowledge of materials science and physical metallurgy.Preferred former internship experience at another vehicle and/or aerospace manufacturer.Experience with 3D CAD tools is expected.Enjoy hands on engineering, turning wrenches, and putting things together.