Waymo is a self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to get where they’re going. Since our start as the Google Self-Driving Car Project in 2009, Waymo has been focused on building the World’s Most Experienced Driver in hopes of improving the world’s access to mobility while saving thousands of lives now lost to traffic crashes. Our Waymo Driver powers Waymo One, our autonomous ride-hailing service, as well as Waymo Via, our trucking and local delivery service. To date, Waymo has driven over 20 million miles autonomously on public roads across 25 U.S. cities and conducted over 15 billion miles of simulation testing.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!At a minimum we’d like you to have:Current Bachelor, Masters, or PhD student enrolled in a mechanical engineering or material science programs or related fieldAt least 1 course completed in engineering mechanics, solid mechanics or fluid mechanicsIt’s preferred if you have:Past internship or project experience with lab equipmentHands on experience building or racing robots, bicycles, etc. Basic knowledge of electrical engineering and/or optics, mechatronics, CAD, electrical schematics / layoutsExperience with scripts with Python, Matlab, or C++ and proficiency in LinuxGeneral PerksHelp solve challenging problems with a direct impact on the companyCompetitive compensation packages with a housing/relocation bonus (if applicable)Medical, dental, and vision insuranceFun intern events and networking opportunitiesOnsite PerksFree breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks Free access to corporate shuttlesOnsite gymNote: We will accept resumes on a rolling basis until the role is filled. To be in consideration for multiple roles, you will need apply to each one individually – please apply to the top 3 roles you are interested in. Additionally, we won’t be able to start interviewing until October.