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Student Internships & Full-Time Opportunities

New Cruisers dig into hard problems that have a direct impact on our vehicles or our teams’ efficiency. Whether you're an intern or a new grad, you will get hands-on experience with our self-driving vehicles and have the opportunity to present your work at weekly demos.

Learn from dedicated mentors

When you start, you will be matched with a manager and mentor who will provide guidance and hands-on opportunities to contribute to Cruise’s mission.

Learn from mentors
Be part of a team

Be part of a team

Cruise is a highly collaborative environment where people set each other up to succeed. Together, we’re solving the engineering challenge of our generation while making lasting friendships along the way.

Working on vehicles
Experience our vehicles firsthand, and in some teams, work directly on them.

Our work

Make a lasting impact

Business Rideshare

“I am helping develop Cruise's go to market strategy, focusing on commercializing Cruise's AVs across different verticals and markets.” - Juan Pablo Villasenor Tello de Menese…

Marketing

“I’ve been working on community engagement with the Marketing team. People already see our vehicles driving around in San Francisco, but don’t necessarily know what we’re doin…

Localization & Mapping

“This summer I've had the chance to work on a variety of tasks for my team, ranging from frontend enhancements to new queries on the backend. My internship culminated with a f…

Core Infrastructure

“I am working on an automated service to track incidents in our systems. I am part of a small team, helping with all components of our server. Some weeks I work on the back-en…

Product Engineering

“This summer I worked on a project with my team to increase the availability of tests that use existing road data before new changes to the car’s code are run on the road. Thi…

Perception

“I work on perception, which is in charge of making sense of what the vehicle sees. One big problem I deal with is distinguishing when a vehicle on the side of the road is par…

Fleet Reliability

“I’m an intern on the fleet reliability team, so my job is to diagnose whatever problems the autonomous vehicles report, find the root cause, and implement a solution. I hook…

Site Reliability

"I'm working on a Slack bot that will periodically notify teams of Stackdriver errors relevant to their projects. It's cool to know the project I worked on this summer will re…

  • Rooftop class photo
  • Sean in a Cruise car
  • Working on car 2
  • Whiteboard meeting
  • Interns at Cal Academy

University Recruiting Process

Help us launch our self-driving service in a dense urban environment.

Learn about Cruise and the exciting and difficult problems we’re solving.

Prepare for your interviews by brushing up on coding, problem solving, and be ready to talk about anything you have listed on your resume.

Apply below to our fulltime or internship positions. The bulk of our university recruiting happens during the fall.

Interviews usually include a mix of take home challenges, phone interviews, and virtual “onsite” interviews.

University Recruiting roles

Join the team.

Co-op/Intern, Hardware/Vehicles

University Opportunities & Internships

San Francisco, CA

Graduate Intern, Go-to-Market Organizational Development and Learning

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San Francisco, CA

Intern, Hardware Reliability Data Analyst

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San Francisco, CA

Intern, HiL Design & Integration

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San Francisco, CA

Intern, Product Design

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San Francisco, CA

MBA Intern, Go To Market (Central Market Operations)

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San Francisco, CA

MBA Intern, People Analytics

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San Francisco, CA

New Grad, Software Engineer, Controls Simulation

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San Francisco, CA

New Grad, Software Engineer, Embedded Systems (Devices)

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San Francisco, CA

New Grad, Software Engineer, Future Compute

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San Francisco, CA

New Grad, Software Engineer, Replay Simulation

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San Francisco, CA

PhD New Grad, Applied Research Scientist, Computer Vision

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San Francisco, CA

PhD New Grad, Applied Research Scientist, Machine Learning

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San Francisco, CA

PhD New Grad, Machine Learning Engineer, Prediction

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San Francisco, CA

PhD New Grad, Software Engineer (C++), Routing and Remote Assistance

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San Francisco, CA

PhD New Grad, Software Engineer, Maneuver Planning (Behaviors)

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San Francisco, CA