Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.
As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.
We operate development centers in Plymouth, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.
As a Materials Engineering intern, you will support Rivian to go Carbon Neutral by 2040. Materials are at the center of every function, and every component of every vehicle. This intern will be a vital part to connect the dots and organize the project scope to achieve a common goal for the business in materials selection.
Support the materials selection, specification, and validation for vehicle systems.Responsibilities
Perform research and development tasks for various materials and material technologies, including sustainable materials.
Support materials-related problem identification and resolutions.
Data-analysis and methods development to analyze and present results
Creation of presentations to distribute information to larger business
Pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's in Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Metallurgy or similar
FSAE experience preferred
Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment
Physical qualifications may require testing in a lab environment
Working Hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week required
Less than 10% travel may be required
Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.