This job posting has expired and no longer is available. Please explore other opportunities.

Internship, Systems Manager

Fremont, CA

What to Expect

Consider before submitting an application: 

This position is expected to start around August 2024 and continue through the Fall term (i.e. through December 2024) or into Spring 2025 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time (40 hours/week) and on-site, for most internships. 

International Students: If your work authorization is through CPT, please consult your school before applying. You must be able to work 40 hours per week. Many students will be limited to part-time during the academic year. 

The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize and develop emerging talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions where they will grow technically, professionally, and personally through their experience working closely with their Manager, Mentor, and team. We are dedicated to providing an experience that allows the intern to experience life at Tesla by including them in projects that are critical to their team’s success.   

We are looking for a Systems Manager intern to support our Supply Chain Organization by leading improvements of key Tesla supply chain applications. You will be part of a team that is managing strategic initiatives and continuous improvement efforts across all of Tesla’s Global Supply Management Team. The role requires the ability to build strong cross-functional working relationships with our software engineers, supply chain, finance, internal audit, and vendor onboarding teams, as you lead respective software development lifecycle from requirements articulation through feature deployment.

You will interact with stakeholders across all levels of the organization, including our buyers as well as executives on a regular basis. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing as well as presentation skills are crucial, as is the ability to synthesize complex issues, drive desired outcomes, and influence stakeholders across functions inside and outside Tesla. 

What You’ll Do

  • Lead key software application improvements and identify compliance risks within applications utilized by Tesla’s global supply chain teams 
  • Act as the technical supply chain liaison for internal application requests and coordinate requirements with cross-functional teams 
  • Document business requirements with supporting use cases, process workflows and dependencies, and propose technical solutions for respective applications 
  • Partner with technical engineering team to develop scalable solutions 
  • Conduct user acceptance testing (UAT) and develop product documentation to be consumed by application users 
  • Align cross-functionally with independent contributors and senior leadership interacting with respective applications 
  • Articulate solutions to complex technical problems and present relevant information to a non-technical audience 

What You’ll Bring

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science, Business Management or a related field 
  • Ability to successfully work with cross range of teams including purchasing, software engineering, UX, legal, finance, sales and operations 
  • Working experience (inclusive of internships). Software development work experience is a plus 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications across technical and non-technical stakeholders 
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft tools (SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, MS Teams), JIRA, Confluence or similar tools/technologies 
  •  Knowledge of SQL is a plus 


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

Expected Compensation: $27.64 - $38.70 + benefits

Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

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.

For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here). Please contact [email protected] for additional information or to request accommodations.

Privacy is a top priority for Tesla. We build it into our products and view it as an essential part of our business. To understand more about the data we collect and process as part of your application, please view our Tesla Talent Privacy Notice

Subscribe to Job Alerts