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Career Prep Continues with Tesla Internship


Stephen Cutler is a firm believer in the concept that opportunity is where luck and preparation meet. Throughout his time at Truman, he has done his part to make sure he is prepared. A business administration major with concentrations in marketing and management, his love for anything with an engine has him planning for a career in the automotive or aerospace industry, and he has already completed multiple internships, including two with Boeing. Cutler is certainly prepared, and while scrolling through LinkedIn during his lunch break last fall, he was lucky enough to see a posting for a dream position. Within two weeks he received the opportunity of his lifetime – an eight-month internship offer at Tesla.

Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Tesla specializes in electric vehicles, energy storage and solar panel manufacturing. In its relatively short existence, it has already become synonymous with innovation, and years from now, future generations might credit the company’s rise with the golden age of energy sustainability.

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