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

As an Power Electronics Intern, you will assist in the development of the power electronics for the vehicle. You will work under the guidance of senior engineers to assist in design, development and testing of On Board Charger and DC-DC converters for Canoo’s electric vehicle.

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.


  • With general supervision, this position needs an innovative individual to assist with development and designing products
    • Assist in the troubleshooting of engineering challenges


    • Currently pursuing or recently graduated with a Master’s of Science or PhD degree in Power Electronics
    • Hands on exposure to power electronic circuit topology selection, simulation, component selection, PCB design, assembly, and laboratory testing
    • Hands on exposure to statistical analysis of large datasets, design of experiments, worst-case circuit analysis, circuit simulations, and high-speed high-fidelity switching measurements in the lab
    • Experience with Altium schematics and PCB layout tools
    • Experience in PLECS, MATLAB / Simulink environment
    • Knowledge of AC/DC or DC/DC conversion
    • Strong soldering skills of through hole and surface mount components
    • Experience in setting up and executing tests, collecting data, analyzing data and creating detailed summaries with clear conclusions
    • Good communication skills and ability to collaborate across different teams
    • Participating with defining problems, collecting data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusion
    • Electronics design and testing
    • BOM updates, PDM updates
    • Electronics component verification
    • Circuit analysis and testing

    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.

    Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting.