On this page you will find our application from and a more detailed description of the positions we are offering this year. We are recruiting students from all fields of study regardless of year and prior knowledge. Working with Shift will give you experience that makes you attractive for your future employers. You will get a large network of new friends in the technical community at NTNU. A year at Shift will be educational and fun! Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions. Primarily Shift enrolls new members to the team two times a year. During the spring, the management and group leader positions are filled. The rest of the team positions are filled in august/september at the start of the semester. However, any student feeling they have something to contribute to the team should not hesitate to contact us any time of the year.
The magnetic levitation group are researching and developing different methods of levitation for the pod. This involves a lot of simulation and testing, and even more simulation and again more testing.
The Management group is responsible for managing the organization and maintaining continous progress of the project. The daily tasks include coordinating the group leaders and ensuring that the project is within its budgetary limits. Future CEO, CFO, CMO, CCO and group leaders, apply now!
The Marketing group handles all things related to marketing and business within Shift. That includes tasks like making social media posts, contacting partners, writing the newsletter and developing the website.
The Concept group works on how we can realise the Hyperloop concept in Norway. They work on designing a Hyperloop station, designing a pod for public use and a possible route between Oslo and Bergen.
The Powertrain group designs the electromagnetic propulsion system of the pod. This includes design and production of the linear induction motor, choosing the appropriate battery, as well as designing the power converting system which feeds the motor with AC-power. Making a cooling system for the motor is also crucial to produce as much thrust as possible without overheating.