Backend Software Engineering, IT Apps Engineering (Fall 2023)



Disclaimer: This position is expected to start around August/September and continue through December/January. Internships are in-person for 40 hours a week for a minimum of 12 weeks. Please consider before submitting an application.


International Students: If your work authorization is through CPT, please consult your school before applying. You must be able to work 40 hours per week. Many students will be limited to part-time depending on their academic standing.


Internship Program 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.


About the Team

Tesla is seeking passionate software engineering students who thrive in a fast-paced environment and want to apply CS concepts to real world projects. Our Software Engineering teams are responsible for many of Tesla’s innovations! 



Fremont, CA

Austin, TX


  • Currently working towards a BS, MS, or advanced degree in a relevant engineering program such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. 
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following developer skills: Python, Go, Java, C/C++.
  • Experience working in distributed systems, databases and cloud.
  • Excellent grasp of fundamental computer science concepts and ability to write well-organized code.
  • Eagerness to collaborate cross-functionally with other engineering teams while able to work independently; detail-oriented and execution focused.
  • Genuine curiosity and willingness to understand how our products are designed, built and how they operate.