Zoox is looking for a vehicle test engineer intern to join our System Design and Mission Assurance (SDMA) team. In this role, you will be working with members of the Vehicle Verification and Validation team to develop and deploy systems that enable and support autonomous driving. You will work on developing and executing driving scenarios with Zoox vehicles to evaluate safe autonomous driving behaviors. 


  • Currently working towards a B.S., M.S., Ph.D. or advanced degree in a relevant engineering program and within 1 year of graduation. For undergraduates, we are accepting only juniors and seniors
  • Minimum of a 3.5 gpa (unofficial transcripts required)
  • Able to commit to a minimum of a 12-week internship
  • Professional and positive communication skills
  • Ability to relocate to the Bay Area, California
  • Interns at Zoox may not use any proprietary information they are working on as part of their thesis, any published work with their university, or to be distributed to anyone outside of Zoox.


  • Experiment and test design experience
  • Test procedure/checklist development experience
  • Analytical skills and hands-on experience (mechanical and electrical systems)
  • Experience with test scripting and data analysis languages such as Python or Matlab
  • Familiarity with Linux 
About Zoox

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.