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Internship Programs 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. Instead of going on coffee runs and making copies, our interns have a seat at the table and make critical decisions that will influence not only their team, but the overall achievement of Tesla's mission.
About the Team
Interns within Seat Trim Development will support the development, production, and testing of current & future vehicle designs. Your scope of work will be a combination of development and program management depending on team requirements, challenging you to come up with creative solutions to affect rigorous quality and cost-down targets. Additionally, you will work collaboratively with cross-functional partners, external vendors, and suppliers
What to Expect
Internships within Seat Trim Development will be interdisciplinary in nature. This could include (but is not limited to) the following:
* Assist in the development of seat trim covers.
* Support Tesla Release process
* Support the Creation/Modification of Catia Drawings
* Support supplier meetings to follow up on tasks and issues.
* Support the program management of all ongoing projects.
* Currently working towards a degree in a relevant engineering program such as textile engineering.
* Strong background in technical concepts, production and manufacturing processes, and part and assembly design.
* Experience with CAD modeling.
* Strong problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to learn concepts quickly.
* Demonstrated ability to deliver results on difficult projects with tight deadlines.
* Hands-on experience, previous internship and/or project experience is preferred.
Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.
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