Manufacturing Industrial Engineering Internship (Spring 2023)


  • Internships


Disclaimer: This position is expected to start around January 2023 and continue through the entire Winter/Spring term (i.e. through April/May) or into early Summer 2023 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time, for most internships. 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 during the academic year.

Internship Program at Tesla

The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize emerging talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions where 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 giving 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.


• Fremont, CA

• Lathrop, CA

• Sparks, NV

• Buffalo, NY

• Austin, TX

• Other Locations

About the Team

An Industrial Engineering intern will deliver projects in improving manufacturing and material flow, including (but not limited to) associate safety, quality, throughput, and cost.


Currently working towards a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Systems Engineering

• Exposure to lean manufacturing principles and concepts; plus to showing application of these principles leading to real world results

• High comfort level in high expectations environment

• Software skills: MySQL, basic Excel, flowcharting software; bonus – 2D/3D CAD, linear programming, simulation, advanced Excel

• Previous experience in production control, material flow, manufacturing, process engineering, internal consulting, systems engineering, and/or warehousing