Waymo is the self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Building on software and sensor technology developed at Google, Waymo is now launching the world’s first fully self-driving transportation service that will take members of the public from A to B at the touch of a button.
The Waymo Safety Team works to promote and ensure the safety of Waymo’s fully self-driving vehicles. Our experts develop safety goals and strategies, and conduct safety engineering analyses to ensure safety is being considered throughout design and is being integrated into our technology. The team develops and promotes safety strategies and policies for autonomous vehicles for its work with regulatory authorities, lawmakers, law enforcement and public and non-profit organizations. Our Safety Team also helps to ensure Waymo is complying with applicable safety regulations.
Waymo interns work alongside leaders in the industry on projects that deliver significant impact to the company. We believe learning is a two-way street: leveraging your knowledge while providing you with opportunities to expand your skill-set. Interns are an important part of our culture and our recruiting pipeline. Join us at Waymo for a fun and rewarding internship!
In this internship, you’ll:
Work closely with software and data science teams to develop/further metrics for robust severity predictions
Be a key contributor in statistical analysis and triage of naturalistic driving data
Support the Waymo Safety Team to oversee the program safety readiness process and metrics
Contribute to the continuous improvement of the robustness of Waymo’s safety program
At a minimum we’d like you to have:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or a related technical degree
Fundamental understanding of accident reconstruction methodology
Experience in safety benefit analysis of automotive active/passive safety systems
Demonstrated knowledge of occupant kinematics, injury mechanisms and tolerances levels.
It’s preferred if you have:
Or are actively pursuing, an advanced degree in engineering or related technical fields.
Coding experience or fluency in quantitative analysis/modelling tools (R, Python, Matlab, etc.).
Experience utilizing national (e.g., NHTSA) and state accident databases.
Help solve challenging problems with a direct impact on the company
Competitive compensation packages with a housing/relocation bonus
Free breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks
Free access to Google shuttles
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Fun intern events and networking opportunities
Note: We will accept resumes on a rolling basis until the role is filled. To be in consideration for multiple roles, please apply to each one individually.