Manufacturing Quality 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

The Quality Engineering Team members are expected to have the skills to analyze data and surface takeaways and communicate recommendations to leaders at all levels in the company. Through the intern program, we are looking to find the next wave of talent to drive these efforts.

This position you will work as a member of Tesla’s Quality Team. The primary objective of this role is to support the production of high-quality products through the continual improvement of process and product quality and the systems that surround them. The successful candidate for this position must be a problem-solver at their core, have a strong quality & customer-focused mindset, and have the personal drive and stamina for relentless, continual improvement, personally and professionally.


  • Currently pursuing degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering or other Engineering discipline
  • Prior internship experience in a manufacturing setting preferred
  • Evidence of bringing assignments to a successful completion
  • Strong verbal / written communication and computer skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to multi task effectively within a team environment in managing priorities.