Apply Now to Be a Maker-in-Residence this Summer

Apply Now to Be a Maker-in-Residence this Summer

Looking for a summer job? Apply now to be a maker-in-residence at one of the many Maker Corps 2015 Host Sites across the nation!

Maker Corps Members at Edventure Children’s Museum in 2014.
Maker Corps Members at Edventure Children’s Museum in 2014.

We’re looking for anyone who is interested in being a maker-in-residence and a maker educator embedded at museums, libraries, schools, community makerspaces, and even a summer camp! Learn more about all the wonderful organizations that are a part of the Maker Corps program this year.

Maker Corps Members at Tech Museum of Innovation, 2014
Maker Corps Members at Tech Museum of Innovation, 2014

Our Maker Corps 2015 Host Sites represent an inclusive spectrum of youth-serving organizations and programs– every Host Site is unique in their program offerings and audience. This means every maker-in-residence/Maker Corps Member position is unique too! Maker Corps Members will work with Host Site staff to create, develop and facilitate making experiences for youth and families.
Program Components include:

  • Maker Ed’s online training and community of fellow Maker Corps Members to share and aid project planning.
  • A Possibility Box full of tools & materials.
  • A paid position for 6-8 weeks at one of the Maker Corps 2015 Host Sites.
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Maker Corps Members at Free Library of Philadelphia, 2014

Ideal Candidates:

  • You like making, creating, building, teaching, sharing and learning.
  • You like to or are interested in providing making experiences to youth.
  • You like or are interested in gaining hands-on experience working in museums libraries, schools, summer camps, after-school programs and makerspaces.
  • You are an effective communicator.
  • ALL backgrounds welcome!

Time commitments vary, though most programs run from the beginning of June through the middle of August. All Maker Corps positions are paid positions. Please share the word and APPLY ONLINE NOW to become a Maker Corps Member!
About The Maker Education Initiative
The Maker Education Initiative (Maker Ed) is a non-profit founded by Dale Dougherty, Founder & Executive Chairman of Maker Media, established to create more opportunities for all youth to develop confidence, creativity, and interest in science, technology, engineering, math, art, and learning as a whole through making. We want young people to join — and eventually lead — the growing Maker Movement.
Cognizant, Intel, Maker Media, and Pixar are Founding Sponsors of Maker Ed.  Cognizant is the lead sponsor of the Maker Corps 2015 Program.

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