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NASCAR Diversity Internship Program -Research and Development

NASCAR Diversity Internship Program -Research and Development

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NASCAR Diversity Internship –  Research and Development



The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) seeks the exceptional, the talented and the driven to contribute to its success as one of North America’s premier sports. Offering opportunities in various areas across the corporation, NASCAR encourages innovation and creativity on and off the track.


The NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) is a 10-week, paid summer internship that targets diverse college students. NASCAR Diversity Interns contribute to the complex motorsports workforce; learn from leading NASCAR executives in weekly Lunch and Learns; and network with industry professionals.


Many participants secure full-time employment within NASCAR and the motorsports industry upon completion of the program.


NDIP Dates: May - August 2018

*Rolling internship start and end dates may apply


What I will be doing…

As part of the NASCAR Research and Development team, provide design, analysis, and testing support for Aerodynamics, Design, Fabrication, and Safety functions.


Skills I need to bring to this role…

Major Area of Study: Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Courses: 101 – For AAAE - Design, Aerodynamics For Other Engineering - Dynamics and Statics

Prior experience: For AAAE - Wind tunnel testing or extensive lab experience 

Other preferred skills include: Automotive industry career interest. AAAE prefer Masters level. ME junior and above.

Computer skills: For AAAE - Computational Fluid Dynamics For ME - 3D Modeling


Who’s Eligible?

At the time of application, all candidates must:


  • Be currently enrolled in, or be considered a recent graduate of, an undergraduate or graduate degree program
  • Be at least in their sophomore year of college and not more than one semester past their graduation
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • We are seeking multicultural candidates for this role
  • Please note that NASCAR does not sponsor work visas for these internship positions


Special Instruction:  An unofficial transcript must be uploaded along with your cover letter during the application process. 


Application Info:

Application opens: October 13, 2017

Application closes: January 12, 2018


*Please note that we will be conducting rolling interviews. Students are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible.*