Internship Program | Hyperloop One

Internship Program

Virgin Hyperloop One seeks talented, bright minds to intern and help us build the next generation of transportation. If you're dedicated, passionate, and ready to get your hands dirty, Virgin Hyperloop One is the place for you.

Our interns are given the chance to shine. They are project owners, key collaborators, and innovators who help drive the company forward. Want to research new Hyperloop routes? Create software and power systems that control hyperloop pods? Design or conduct analysis on our hyperstructures? We have a wide array of intern opportunities where you'll get to pursue big projects and explore your passions and potential.

Internship Program FAQ



What season(s) do you hire interns for?

Summer - Candidates must start between May/June.

How long are internships?

The standard internship is normally between 10-12 weeks and requires that the intern be available 40 hours per week.

What locations hire interns?

Los Angeles – Headquarters

Who is eligible to apply?

Current undergraduates (upperclassmen preferred), Masters, and PhD students can apply, as well as already-graduated candidates. Applicants must have current work authorization for the United States (US-based student visas are eligible). Applicants without current work authorization will not be considered.

What majors does Virgin Hyperloop One hire?

Engineering: Electrical, Mechanical, Software, Computer Science, Aerospace, Civil, Material Science, Physics, etc.
Corporate Services: Business, Finance, Accounting, HR, Legal, Marketing, Communications, etc.

Are the internships paid?

Yes; please refer to our individual internship job postings for more details.

Does Virgin Hyperloop One assist in relocating the interns?

Yes, relocation assistance will be available for candidates that are not local to the Los Angeles area.

Does Virgin Hyperloop One sponsor international students?

International students will be considered only if they are on a current student visa authorizing them to work in the United States.

What is the intern interview process like?

Applicants with strong resumes may be contacted for a recruiter phone screen, technical phone screen and/or video interview. We do not invite intern candidates to interview on-site.

Do interns typically receive full time offers upon completing their degree?

Dependent on qualifications, performance, headcount, and business needs, Virgin Hyperloop One foresees the need to continue to hire new graduates.

What are the preferred qualifications to work at Virgin Hyperloop One?

Engineering: Hands on experience designing, building, testing through collegiate engineering competitions, prior internships, personal projects or tinkering.

Corporate Services: Prior internship and/or leadership experience.

What types of engineering collegiate competitions would you recommend I get involved with?

Formula SAE, Baja SAE, SAE Aero Design, SAE Supermileage, Solar Car, RoboSub, CubeSat, RoboCup, Hackathons, Design-Build-Fly, Robotics, Student Steel Bridge, etc.

Do the interns receive any special perks?

Yes! Free catered lunch every day, free on-site parking, unlimited snacks & drinks, dog-friendly office, casual dress code, and the incredible experience contributing towards bringing the hyperloop closer to reality!