When we started the Udacity Self-Driving Car Engineer Nanodegree Program, our goal was to become the industry standard for training self-driving car engineers.
We thought that if we could give people the best education available anywhere, that those students would form the next generation of autonomous vehicle engineers. And they would go out into the industry, and look back to Udacity as a source of talent to hire from themselves.
At that point, the industry would be open to anybody, anywhere, with the desire and passion to learn how self-driving cars work.
Our partners at Mazda just sent over a job description that includes the “Self-Driving Car Nanodegree” as a qualification, and it makes me feel like we’re getting closer to that goal.
The original job description is in Japanese. Here is the English translation.
If you have joined the Nanodegree Program, then you should apply to join the Mazda Co-Pilot team!