About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Job Purpose

The Metrology Intern will work closely with the In House Manufacturing prototype manufacturing team and will assist in operating optical and laser scanners to obtain 3D scan data that is used for inspection comparisons to CAD models. You should be familiar with the 3D environment in CAD packages like Solidworks, Catia, or NX. You will use Microsoft Office software’s regularly as well as a series of hand tools and shop equipment to complete tasks. Ability to work well on a team and attention to detail are preferred.

This is a paid internship for Summer 2021 with an option to start on May 24, 2021 or June 21, 2021 and an option to end on August 13, 2021 or September 10, 2021.


  • Assist in part preparation for scanning
  • Operate 3D Scanner to create mesh files for inspection
  • Produce inspection reports for the given features and tolerance
  • Reverse Engineer Scan data to CAD
  • Assist in various shop tasks as needed

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs and be capable of utilizing dollies and pallet jacks
  • Ensure work areas are clean and organized daily
  • Applicant must be willing to work 40+ hours a week on-site in Torrance, CA


  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • Strong spatial reasoning skills
  • CAD modelling experience is a plus
  • Related Industry experience a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Keen willingness to learn new concepts and skills

What’s cool about our internship program…

  • Work with some of the most innovative minds in EV
  • Work closely with leaders working on LIVE projects in the EV industry
  • Build long lasting relationships in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility
  • Take a big step towards your future career
  • Lots of team-building and networking opportunities (even remotely)
  • All Internships are PAID internships

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.