What does a co-op do?
As a co-op, you will have the opportunity to develop your professional and interpersonal skills as you help advance autonomous vehicle development. Your specific challenges and goals may include collecting and analyzing data, creating HD maps for autonomous vehicle routes, or supporting in-vehicle tests. You will work with cross-functional teams and contribute to our goals. Many Torc’rs have begun successful careers as co-ops.
Tips for applying
- The typical education level for our co-op hires are juniors through PhD-level students.
- Highlight your experience on collegiate competition teams, development in labs and membership in club-related activities.
- Candidates who display a desire to learn, strong work ethic and passion for changing the world through self-driving technology will fit in with our team.
- A background in core computing languages such as C++ and ROS are key for many of our positions.
- We have openings year-round and offer flexible work terms based on needs. You should apply at least one semester before you would like to join.
Change the world
When you join Torc as a co-op, you will be a fully embedded member of the engineering team that you join. You will be helping develop autonomous technology that will revolutionize the automobile industry.
Graduates often face the dilemma of needing experience to gain experience. Taking a semester to work as a co-op to develop your experience can set you apart from other candidates in the job market — as well as set you up for consideration for a full-time job at Torc. Along with gaining career experience, interfacing with other engineering professionals on your team allows you to create a lasting network of connections, mentors and friends.