Intern, Chassis & Vehicle Dynamics - Summer 2024

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Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

We are actively seeking interns for our Chassis and Vehicle Dynamics team. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches their work with vigor and determination. Candidates are expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly, and to strive for exceptional quality within a fast-paced


  • Take one or more technical projects, related to suspension, steering, braking, wheels, tires, and/or vehicle dynamics, from idea through to completion
  • Apply data-driven decision making in a collaborative environment to solve complex problems and questions
  • Support other engineers on the team in data collection and analysis, component/system design, project management and logistics, and prototype vehicle fleet management
  • Ask questions, absorb knowledge, and make the most of this opportunity to practice and grow your skills - we're here to help you as much as you're here to help us!


  • Field(s) of study: Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related fields.
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD Degree program at an accredited university.
  • Proof of enrollment in current or into next program (MS, PhD)
  • Proven knowledge of how passenger vehicles work, particularly regarding the mechanics of suspension, steering and braking systems
  • A desire to apply what you know, but also question every assumption
  • Proven knowledge of how passenger vehicles, especially their suspension, steering and braking systems, work
  • A desire to apply what you know, but also question every assumption
  • Hands on experience with CAD (CATIA, Solidworks, AutoCAD, Creo etc) is a plus
  • Experience with CAN tools and data acquisition equipment
  • Experience with scripting languages/tools (e.g., Python, MATLAB, C++, etc.) and/or data analysis methods (e.g., signal processing, optimization, data representation, etc.)
  • Participation and leadership in Formula SAE Electric, Baja SAE, or other extracurricular automotive teams is a major plus!

Program Information:

  • Timing: May- August, or June-September pending class schedules.
  • Duration of Internship: Our internship program is 12 weeks; the end date is flexible based on individual needs.
  • Work Location & Environment: This position will be in Newark, CA, and is fully in person. The working environment will be a mix of lab & office work.
  • Relocation: One round trip flight to the assigned work location from/to permanent residence.
  • Housing/Transportation: You must provide your own living arrangements and transportation in the local area.
  • Background Check: All offers of employment are contingent on clearing a background check.
  • Drug Screening: All offers of employment are contingent on passing a drug screen.
  • Medical benefits: Dental and vision on day 1 for all interns working 32+ hours a week; medical for interns in California working 32+ hours a week.
The hourly range for internships specific to the location is $28/hr-$68/hr and is the range Lucid reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position taking into account: degree level and job-specific domain. You may be eligible for additional compensation as well as access to our medical, dental, and vision programs.

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