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

Canoo’s Summer Internship Program is designed to provide a robust and meaningful experience that includes high impact, business-relevant, hands-on project with well-defined goals and deliverables. Interns will have access to professional development and mentorship, leadership exposure. Interns will work directly with assigned team throughout the internship.

The Internship Program is a ten to twelve-week program focused on preparing graduate and undergraduate students’ for product-facing consultative internships. Paid internship position will start in June through end of August. All Intern applicants must be a registered, full-time student at a college or university.

Seeking high-performing college student innovator and problem-solver passionate about Electric Vehicles.

Job Description

Canoo is looking for a Mechanical Engineering Intern to assist the Chassis brakes group. As a Mechanical Engineering Intern, this role will contribute to the design, analysis, testing, and integration of various projects related to brake system. Primarily this role will be contributing to the design and integration of brake system for prototype and production vehicles. Depending on previous experience and education discipline, it involves conceptual & detail design, CAD modeling in Catia V6, etc. This role will be working along side various interdisciplinary teams to help integrate the design from overall vehicle perspective.

Responsibilities and Goals

  • Create and modify 3D &2D CAD designs for brake systems and its related components
  • Work with suppliers to ensure design, cost and mass requirement are met
  • Work with supplier to implement component Design Verification Plan (DVP) to meet build timing
  • Manage deliverables and suppliers to meet program milestones and prototype builds
  • Construct Design Verification Plan (DVP) and coordinate execution of verification tests throughout program milestones
  • Coordinate cross functionally to build and maintain prototype vehicles for Chassis testing


  • Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent
  • Proficient in Catia V6
  • Basic Knowledge of Braking, Steering, and Suspension components
  • Previous work on extra-curricular teams such as Mini Baja, Formula SAE etc. is considered a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


A successful candidate should have the following Characteristics:

  • Creative mindset
  • High attention to detail
  • Teamwork oriented
  • Ability to take ownership

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Beautiful new facility in Torrance
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility
  • A world-class team. Most of our leaders have their own Wikipedia page

EVelozcity Inc. 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.