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Two young students from Newfoundland made such a good impression on Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk during a recent internship that the tech magnate personally hired them to come work for his company.

Mark Comeau and Matthew Lane both studied engineering at CNA and MUN, and landed work placements at Tesla, which makes electric vehicles, battery packs and solar panels.

After about a month moving back and forth between the Tesla Factory in California and the company’s Gigafactory 1 in Nevada, the two finally saw an opportunity to do something they weren’t necessarily assigned to be involved with, but which started them down the path to working with the company.

Source: CBC News

Date: May 16th, 2018

Link: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/elon-musk-tesla-newfoundland-interns-hired-1.4663270

Discussion

1) What set these two apart and impressed Elon Musk so much?

2) What is about Tesla that makes it such a good technology company?

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