Intern, Compute, Mechanical

  • Waymo
  • Mountain View, CA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2019
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Waymo is the self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Building on software and sensor technology developed at Google, Waymo is now launching the world’s first fully self-driving transportation service that will take members of the public from A to B at the touch of a button.

Hardware Engineering is a diverse, innovative, and collaborative group of electrical, mechanical, reliability, software and vehicle engineers. We design, build, and perfect the products which are the eyes and ears of Waymo's self-driving systems, and integrate those products into vehicle platforms. We're seeking curious and talented teammates to keep us moving in the right direction.

Waymo interns work alongside leaders in the industry on projects that deliver significant impact to the company. We believe learning is a two-way street: leveraging your knowledge while providing you with opportunities to expand your skill-set. Interns are an important part of our culture and our recruiting pipeline. Join us at Waymo for a fun and rewarding internship!

In this internship, you’ll:

  • Explore thermal and mechanical integration technologies for Waymo’s self driving computer
  • Design and modify parts and be responsible for prototyping and testing
  • Analyze assembly sequence and propose improvements

At a minimum we’d like you to have:

  • 4th year in B.S. Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Strong understanding of Heat Transfer
  • CAD part design competency (Solidworks or CATIA prefered)
  • Prototyping and Fabrication Skills (3D printing, Machining, Metalworking) 
  • Electronics/lab experience and mechanical aptitude

It’s preferred if you have:

  • Pursuing an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Mechatronics experience 
  • Computer Hardware experience (DIY PC etc) 
  • Student project hands-on experience


  • Help solve challenging problems with a direct impact on the company
  • Competitive compensation packages with a housing/relocation bonus
  • Free breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks 
  • Free access to Google shuttles
  • Onsite gym
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Fun intern events and networking opportunities

Note: We will accept resumes on a rolling basis until the role is filled. To be in consideration for multiple roles, please apply to each one individually. 

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School