Elon Musk says you still don't need a college degree to work at Tesla. Here's what he looks for in job applicants instead.

MARK MATOUSEK | December 24, 2019

Elon Musk says you still don't need a college degree to work at Tesla. Here's what he looks for in job applicants instead.
You still don't need a college degree to work for Elon Musk, the Tesla CEO tweeted on Sunday. "Yes," Musk said when asked if he didn't require potential employees to have a college degree. Musk's answer echoed one he gave during a 2014 interview with a German automotive publication Auto Bild. "There's no need even to have a college degree at all, or even high school, “Musk said after been asked whether he considered which college a job applicant attended when evaluating a potential Tesla employee. “ If somebody graduated from a great university, that may be an indication that they will be capable of great things, but it’s not necessarily the case. If you look at, say, people like Bill Gates or Larry Ellison, Steve Jobs, these guys didn’t graduate from college, but if you had a chance to hire them, of course that would be a good idea.

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