Digital Content Internship (Spring 2022)
Hawthorne, CA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job/Internship Description

Disclaimer: This position is expected to start around January or February 2022 and continue through the entire Spring term (i.e. through April/May) or into early Summer 2022 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time, for most internships. Please consider before submitting an application.

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 depending on their academic standing.

Internship Programs at Tesla

The Internship Programs Team is driven by the passion to recognize emerging talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions that 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 given them projects that are critical to their team's success.

Instead of going on coffee runs and making copies, you'll be seated at the table making critical decisions that will influence not only your team, but the overall achievement of Tesla's mission.


  • Hawthorne, CA

About the Team

The Design Content team is responsible for defining and upholding the Tesla tone of voice within customer facing content - inclusive of web and outbound communications. This includes but is not limited to product content, regular customer communications and owner updates. The team decides how and where we speak to customers and owners - sharing the latest product changes, features and more.

What to Expect

  • This role will support the design content and copywriting team globally on emails, web and in-app messages.
  • This person will also be helping track the success of our content efforts via reporting on our analytics.
  • Additional responsibilities:
    • Write copy for customer-facing communications based on a brief or outline of requirements
    • Adhere to project deadlines and communicate milestones to project partners
    • Proof-read and edit drafted copy from internal teams
    • Investigate and validate copy for accuracy
    • Brainstorm creative and innovative ways to engage with customers and owners
    • Track and log content analytics


Specific project assignments and required technical aptitude will vary:

  • Interest in technology and/or sustainability
  • Ability and comfort with delivering under tight timing constraints
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent copywriting/editing skills
  • Working towards a degree in Communications, Journalism, Advertising or another related field currently
  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Bonus: Experience writing for school newspaper

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.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
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