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

This role will work closely with the Closures engineers to support the development, production, and testing of current & future vehicle designs. An ideal candidate will be able to think creatively, work independently, and learn quickly while striving for perfection within a fast-paced environment and expanding their skillset.

The Closures department at Canoo is responsible for the door structures, sealing systems, closure mechanisms, glass, and the washing & wiping system.


  • Support Closures Engineering team in bringing systems from concept to production and beyond by spearheading one or more technical projects related to closures in white structures, closures systems, and/or mechanisms and testing
  • Apply data-driven judgement and teamwork to provide solutions to complex problems
  • Support other engineers on the team with data collection and investigations, component/system design, project management and logistics, and prototype vehicle fleet management
  • Work with cross-functional groups such as stamping, in-house manufacturing, as well as production and quality to understand feasibility and implement solutions effectively

Required Experience

  • Working towards a BS in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline
  • Proven background development of technical concepts, production and manufacturing processes, and part and assembly design
  • Sound problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to learn quickly and deliver results efficiently
  • Must be a motivated self-starter to look for opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Experienced in using CAD software
  • Solid MS office skills

Preferred Experience

  • Hands-on experience, previous internship and/or projects
  • Experience with CATIA
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Experience in fabrication & welding a plus

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) A
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.