Software Engineering Internship, Diagnostics (Summer 2023)


  • Internships


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


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.


Programs at Tesla

Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize emerging
talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions that 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 given them
projects that are critical to their team’s success.



  • Palo Alto, CA


About the

At Tesla, Service Engineering exists uniquely at the intersection of
firmware/hardware design, service, diagnostics, manufacturing, quality, and
reliability. Service Engineering multiplies efforts of service in the areas of
diagnostics, repairs, and maintenance, while simultaneously reducing the need
for each. Our mission is to ensure that customers’ vehicles are diagnosed
accurately, reliably, and as quickly as possible with the feedback mechanisms
to enable continuous improvement of diagnostics. Our vision is to have a
diagnostic strategy and software that ensures our vehicles do not have to come
to service for diagnosis. 


  • Currently
    pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant industry
  • Demonstrated
    ability with SQL and comprehension of complex relational database schemas 
  • Experience
    with frontend languages, libraries, and JS frameworks (e.g. HTML/ CSS,
    JavaScript, Node.js, React, Redux). 
  • Experience
    with backend languages, libraries, and frameworks (e.g. Python, Golang, Django,
  • Previous
    experience with Rest APIs and building them from scratch.
  • Attention to
  • Proven ability
    to work across the stack in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Excellent
    written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Ability to
    work well with others in a collaborative team environment. 
  • A passion for
    sustainable energy.