Students & Grads

  • Gain invaluable experience with a global leader

    Tenneco is always looking for new talent and fresh ideas. With us, interns, co-ops and recent grads can gain experience in all aspects of our businesses, across many disciplines from corporate, to manufacturing, to engineering. Here, you will enjoy a friendly environment, as well as genuine autonomy and accountability for your results.

  • Innovators

    While you may know us as a component supplier for vehicles and retail suppliers, you may not realize that our advanced systems are at the forefront of technology. We invest in innovation and engineering capabilities, as well as sponsor independent research, to help advance our development efforts. Following a disciplined process for new product introduction, we leverage proprietary market insights to create solutions for original equipment manufacturers, aftermarket customers, technicians and consumers.

    We hold thousands of patents, continually research and implement advanced engineering practices, feature world-class manufacturing and are home to some of the best minds in the world, across multiple industries.

  • Direct Access

    Tenneco is a large global company, but our interns, co-ops and recent grads often have direct access to our leadership while working on challenging assignments that directly impact our company. You will be treated as a member of our team, like any other experienced team member.

Internships and Co-ops

  • Summer Internship Programs

    Our Summer Internship Programs vary by worksite and include case competitions, presentations to business leaders, outings and volunteer opportunities.

  • Co-Op Opportunities

    We also offer year-round Co-Op Opportunities in our testing labs, helping students meet educational requirements and providing hands-on experience in validation and durability. We have many examples of improvements to processes and equipment that were suggested by our co-ops.

  • Co-Op Fair

    Both interns and co-ops are invited to partake in a Co-Op Fair, where they are able to network with our business leaders.

New Graduates

  • We are always seeking new graduates who exhibit leadership skills, agility and the ability to operate independently while holding themselves accountable for completing high quality assignments.

  • Preferred candidates are curious, organized and patient, with the confidence to speak up and ask for direction when needed and the ability to work with individuals from many cultures, with all types of personalities.

  • Entry-level positions include: Design and Development Engineering, Rotational Engineering, Production Management, Purchasing, Financial Analysis, Continual Improvement and Human Resources.