Ruth Nelson is a Test Equipment Engineer for Tesla in Palo Alto and received her mechanical engineering degree in December of 2021 from Northeastern University in Boston. She completed co-ops at Xcel Energy in Becker, MN, GE Aviation in Lynn, MA, and SparkCharge in Somerville, MA. At SparkCharge she played a critical role in successfully launching the company’s V2 charger. In addition to completing 3 co-ops, Ruth has shared her experiences and advice with peers by serving as a career peer at Northeastern for the Mechanical/Industrial Engineering department. Ruth enjoys knitting, listening to mystery podcasts, and will always consider herself fully Minnesotan regardless of where she lives.