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 Battery Team Intern supports the Test Engineers in the Battery Department at Canoo. The internship will span the Design Validation (DV) phase of an electric vehicle battery pack slated for high volume production. The Battery Intern will own one or two larger projects over the course of their internship and spend the rest of their time getting hands-on experience in the Battery Lab.


  • Maintain laboratory stock of consumable items (thermocouples, wire, connectors, etc)
  • Translate component requirements into Component or Subsystem Test Plans
  • Instrument test article (Device Under Test) with thermocouples or other necessary instrumentation
  • Work to start and run tests in the Battery Lab
  • Data analysis and reporting. Evaluation of pass/fail criteria of critical battery system requirements
  • Continuous improvement of test setups, equipment, and data reporting


  • Current pursuing or recently completed a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent preferred
  • Previous internship experience in design or test engineering is required. Automotive and/or battery experience is favorable. These qualifications could come from extra-curricular activities such as Formula SAE, Mini Baja, etc.
  • Knowledge of data acquisition systems and how to use them to evaluate DUT performance
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Good written and verbal communication with ability to create effective, data-driven reports
  • Strong drive to learn, willingness to ask questions & take initiative is a huge plus here!

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.

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