MakeHaven seeking applicants for internships

The MakeHaven internship program enhances MakeHaven’s capabilities and provides an educational experience for interns. Primary responsibilities include the monitoring of the shops (wood, metal, printing, textile, digital fab), performing simple maintenance and shop upkeep tasks, and assisting and advising members in their work. The program will start with training on the various tools utilized at MakeHaven and end with a community demonstration of the intern’s accomplishments during the program.


  • Maintain shop as an organized, clean, and productive space.
  • Perform simple maintenance tasks on tools or notify management of any broken tools.
  • Act as safety monitor for woodshop during scheduled hours.
  • Assist or advise members in using laser cutter, 3d printer, sewing machine, CNC Mill and woodworking tools (training will be provided).
  • Share knowledge in areas of expertise; may include hosting workshops.
  • Participate in a creative or entrepreneurial project.
  • Talk to and assist members with tasks relating to ‘making’
  • Update social media channels to increase interest, membership and visibility
  • Blog on something you like that pertains to MakeHaven and its members
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Complementary MakeHaven membership for the duration of the internship.
  • Training on tools in the space and methods of making.
  • Experience with a variety of tools.
  • Each student will have time to develop a project or significantly participate in a member project. The accomplishments of this activity will be presented to the public at an open house.

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By Kelly McSergi
Kelly McSergi Assistant Director of Employer Relations