Internship, Instructional Design, Energy (Fall 2024)

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What to Expect
Consider before submitting an application:
This position is expected to start in-person around August or September 2024 and continue through the entire Fall term (i.e. through November/December 2024) or into early Winter 2025 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time and on-site, for most internships. Please consider before submitting an application.
International Students: If your work authorization is through CPT, please consult your school on your ability to work 40 hours per week before applying. You must be able to work 40 hours per week in-person. Many students will be limited to part-time during the academic year.
Internship Program at Tesla
The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize emerging talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions where they will grow both technically and personally through their experience working closely with their manager, mentor, and team. We are dedicated to providing an experience that allows for the intern to experience life at Tesla by giving them projects that are critical to their team’s success.
What You’ll Do
  • Design and develop engaging, innovative and effective instructor-led and eLearning training course materials with clear strategies and tactics to achieve desired learning outcomes
  • Understand what exists within the current training content landscape and when appropriate, curate existing training to meet learning outcomes
  • Maintain, evaluate, and revise existing learning content in our Learning Management System and ILT programs
  • Partner with e-learning developers and multimedia specialists to publish interactive online courses
  • Create adult learning solutions through various methods such as eLearning, instructor-led, self-pace, and virtual instructor-led
  • Partner with leader and subject matter experts to analyze performance gaps, design, develop, and deliver engaging content for a variety of audiences and delivery modes
  • Leverage adult learning principles, considering UX, and adhering to Tesla brand standards
What You’ll Bring
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Instructional Design, Adult Learning, or a related field
  • Understanding of technical and/or engineering concepts
  • Ability to be unfazed by ambiguity and comfortable in environments with shifting priorities
  • High proficiency and expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, advanced experience in PowerPoint and SharePoint required
  • Experience using Storyline, Rise, and other e-Learning authoring tools & experience with learning and content management systems and platforms preferred
  • Understanding of adult learning theory and application
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills with ability to successfully deliver and communicate complex technical training concepts
Compensation and Benefits

As a full-time Tesla Intern, you will be eligible for:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans. Both have an option with a $0 payroll contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Medical Plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company Paid Basic Life, AD&D, and short-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick time after 90 days of employment and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.