Prepare for a Career at Tesla

Prepare for a Career at Tesla


Small class sizes allow for personalized attention

Small Classes

8 hrs

Classes available full-time on weekdays

Daily Schedules

14-16 wks

Learn advanced skills and earn certifications

Intensive Curriculums

Accelerate Your Career

Tesla START is an intensive training program that provides individuals across the U.S. with the skills necessary for a successful career at Tesla and beyond. During the program, individuals develop technical expertise and earn certifications through in-class theory, hands-on labs and self-paced learning.

We partner with colleges across the country to integrate Tesla START into automotive, collision and manufacturing curriculums as a multi-week capstone—providing individuals with a smooth transition from college to full-time employment at Tesla or elsewhere.

Join the Program

We are seeking highly motivated candidates with a passion for electric vehicles to join our automotive and manufacturing teams. If you are a member of an underrepresented group or community and looking for an entry point into the automotive industry, join our Pathway to START program


Gain the skills required to join Tesla as a Service Technician at one of our Service Center locations.

Find Your School

Rio Hondo Community College
Los Angeles, California

Central Piedmont Community College
Charlotte, North Carolina

Shoreline Community College
Seattle, Washington

Evergreen Valley College
San Jose, California

Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida

Texas State Technical College
Waco, Texas

Texas State Technical College
Ft. Bend, Texas

Lincoln Tech
Denver, Colorado

Lincoln Tech
Columbia, Maryland


Receive intensive EV and collision service training to join one of Tesla’s Collision Center teams.

Roles opening soon


Learn about new manufacturing processes and equipment to help improve production.

Find Your School

Austin Community College
Austin, Texas

Diablo Valley College
Pleasant Hill, California

Looking for a Different Opportunity?

Apply to our internship program and help build a more sustainable future


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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.

Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.

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