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 Chassis Control Intern will work closely with the various members of the chassis team to design and develop state of the art Chassis Systems and components, covering a variety of engineering tasks. The ideal candidate will have high attention to detail and will be able to think creatively to solve challenging issues.

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.


  • Support vehicle and rig instrumentation, equipment set-up
  • Assist with braking, steering and vehicle dynamics testing activities on vehicle and HIL, both at HQ and / or at test tracks
  • Data logging and data analysis
  • Support issue investigation and closure in a timely manner and to quality
  • Participate and gain exposure to system and software requirements, control strategies, and test cases
  • Liaise with supplier for open issues

Required Experience

  • Currently pursuing or recently completed Engineering degree in Mechanical, Automotive, Software, Controls, or related disciplines
  • Previous exposure to Automotive Chassis engineering e.g. Chassis Systems / Steering / Braking / Suspensions / Wheel & Tires components
  • Passionate about automotive, electric vehicles and new technologies, ideally having taken part in student initiatives like Formula SAE / BAJA project

Preferred Experience

  • Control systems knowledge
  • Knowledge of Braking and / or Steering components and features
  • CAD knowledge
  • Trained in electronics
  • Familiar with MS Office Suite
  • Understanding of Vehicle Dynamics, ADAS systems, and Electric Powertrain

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.