Mechanical Design Intern

  • Charge Point
  • Campbell, CA
  • Apr 07, 2021

Job Description

About Us

With electric vehicles (EVs) expected to be nearly 30% of new vehicle sales by 2025 and more than 50% by 2040, electric mobility is becoming a reality. ChargePoint is at the center of this revolution, powering one of the world’s leading EV charging networks and a comprehensive set of hardware, software and mobile solutions for every charging need. We bring together drivers, businesses, automakers, policymakers, utilities and other stakeholders to make e-mobility a global reality.

Since our founding in 2007, ChargePoint has focused solely on EV charging and established a business model that's been validated by more than a decade in business and thousands of customers. As now a public company, we remain focused on broadening our market leadership and building on years of innovation. ChargePoint offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build our all-electric future and dominate a trillion-dollar market. 

Join the team that is building the EV charging industry and make your mark on how people and goods will get everywhere they need to go, in any context, for generations to come.

Discover what it’s like to help build the fueling network of the future - check out our Engineering Blog.

Reports To

Senior Manager, Mechanical Engineering

What You Will Be Doing

The Mechanical Design group is seeking a Mechanical Design Intern to join our team. As a member of the Mechanical Design Team you will be a driving force of innovation and helping build the future of electric vehicle charging.

What You Will Bring to ChargePoint

As a Mechanical Design Intern, your responsibilities will include the full range of the product design process:

  • Design of prototype parts, test fixtures
  • Design of experiments and engineering validation testing
  • Documenting test results in reports and presenting findings to the broader organization
  • Prototype assembly
  • Creation of engineering documentation in the form of drawings and bills of material
  • Root cause and failure analysis


  • Actively enrolled in a degree program in Mechanical Engineering, Product Design, or related field (Aero, Mechatronics and Thermal concentrations considered)
  • 3rd year student or beyond
  • Prior experience
    • As an intern, lab assistant, teaching assistant, etc.
    • Involvement at a deep level in a relevant student design project like SAE Formula-E, Solar Car or Solar Decathlon
  • Experience with CAD, and shop tools
  • Excellent, professional communication skills
  • Knowledge of heat transfer
  • Knowledge of basic electrical circuits
  • Ability to perform basic stress/strain analysis
  • Availability to commit to a full-time internship in a fast-paced professional environment
  • Local applicants preferred as relocation assistance is not offered


Campbell, CA

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

If there is a match between your experiences/skills and the Company needs, we will contact you directly.

ChargePoint is an equal opportunity employer. 
Applicants only - Recruiting agencies do not contact.



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