Tesla is Elon Musk’s electric-car company dedicated to accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy.



Looks For

Tesla is looking for talented individuals who share their passion to change the world. The company culture is fast-paced, energetic, and innovative, and they seek individuals who are the same.

History of


Tesla was founded in 2003 by a group of engineers who wanted to prove that people didn’t need to compromise to drive electric – that electric vehicles can be better, quicker, and more fun to drive than gasoline cars.


Internship Programs

Tesla offers internship opportunities year-round that range from 3- to 12-month work terms based on their hiring needs. Interns work on a variety of projects to help advance the company's mission, and the recruitment process aims to match students with teams and projects that best fit their areas of interest and experiences. Tesla expects students to perform at the same caliber of excellence as any of their employees. Best of all, the program is meant to be a talent pipeline program for Tesla meaning many interns are offered a full-time role after the internship.

What it's like to Work at


Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
UI & UX Design
Human Resources / People / Talent
Legal / Public Policy
PR / Corporate Communications
Sales / Account Management
Customer Support / Success
Supply Chain / Logistics
Office Locations
San Francisco, CA
Chicago, IL
Los Angeles, CA

Internship Info

Number of interns (2022)
Preferred education level
Current undergraduate student
  • Possible relocation stipend
  • Possible full-time offer
  • High responsibility
  • Open space to learn
  • Mentorship


Interview Process

While it can vary, the recruiting cycle can last up to four months (sometimes later) from the date the position is posted. Spring/Winter applications open in early Fall the prior year, Summer applications open in early or mid-Fall the prior year, and Fall applications open in early Spring/Winter the same year. There is no limit to how many times you can apply and you are able to apply for more than one role.