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 CAE Model Build Intern will work closely with the vehicle CAE team and be responsible for the vehicle CAE model build through collaboration with other departments in a fast-paced EV development.

This is a paid internship for immediate hire.


  • Create and maintain CAE Model for all structural simulations including crash, NVH, durability, closures, and other static and quasi-static simulations
  • Ensure the CAE Model is of high quality and kept up-to-date with the latest released engineering CAD releases and in-house modeling guidelines
  • Follow work plans for major milestone evaluation about CAE model creation and update systems/subsystems models accordingly
  • Facilitate cross-functional work and efficient model sharing between structures design engineers, structures CAE engineers, and CAE engineers for other areas such as aero, thermal, interior, and powertrain

Required Experience

  • Currently pursuing BS degree for Engineering, Engineering Technology, or equivalent experience
  • Experienced in CAE model build for Mechanical structure / components
  • Proficient in HyperWorks suite and ANSA; skills in using Oasys Primer, LS-PrePost, and other CAE pre- and post- processors are desired
  • Proficient in explicit / implicit solvers such as LS Dyna / Optistruct / ADAMS and practical understanding for NVH/Durability/Crash simulation is desired
  • Script skills including Python and/or HyperWorks TCL/TK
  • Fundamental knowledge of EV and Automotive Structures is desired
  • Track record of successful cross-functional teamwork

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.