Disclaimer: This position is expected to start January/February 2021 and continue for a minimum of 12 weeks, up to a maximum of 12 months. Please consider availability before submitting an application.
If you're interested in a summer internship, please apply to our newly posted separate summer position.
Tesla is accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy. We design, manufacture, sell and service the world’s best solar technology, energy storage systems, and electric vehicles, providing customers the opportunity to generate, store and consume energy entirely sustainably.
Tesla is committed to hiring and developing top talent from around the world for any given discipline. Based in California, Tesla’s workforce spans across four continents. We work to build an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion, or background, can come to do their best work.
Our world-class teams operate with a non-conventional philosophy of interdisciplinary collaboration. Each member of the team is expected to challenge and to be challenged, to create, and to innovate. We’re tackling the world’s most difficult and important problems—and we wouldn’t succeed without our shared passion for making the world a better place.
Internship Programs at Tesla
The Internship Programs Team is driven by the passion to recognize emerging talent. Our year-round 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.
Tesla strives to make its cars the most fun possible; bringing video game experiences to the car helps increase that fun. In this incredibly rare opportunity to help build a video games platform, we are looking for a highly motivated software engineer to help enable the best video game content to be available in-car. Come put that industry experience to great use and help us build this platform.
Our goal is to set the bar for what video games in a car can be; much of this is uncharted territory having never been done before. We want to work with people who are excited by this goal and have the talent to deliver on it.
Design, architect, implement and debug game platform interfaces and systems
Rapid prototyping and ownership of fun in-car customer experiences
Work with a cross-functional team of hardware engineers, application/UI software engineers, QA/validation, and designers
Communicate with game development and publishing partners
Currently working towards a BS, MS, or advanced degree in a relevant engineering program such as Software Engineering or Computer Science.
Proficient in C++
Excellent grasp of fundamental computer science concepts
Experience writing and shipping customer-facing code
Willingness & curiosity to learn new technologies in any area of the stack: UI, Rendering, Core, Protocol, Server
Experience shipping products in the video game industry
High standards for code quality, maintainability, and performance