Join the Makerspace Team as a Tech Intern

Apply to join our team by May 20, 2023
April 17, 2023

The Library is hiring multiple Technology Interns this summer! Each position will offer up to 15 hours per week for up to 1 year. Pay is $15/hr. and you must be 16 years old by June 1, 2023. This is a part-time paid internship at the Design Spot at the Arcade Library (2443 Marconi Ave.) or Makerspace at the Central Library (828 I Street). 

The ideal candidate will have hands-on experience with MakerBot 3D printers, 3D modeling software (3D design programs), digital audio workstations (DAW), and related “maker” technology (for example, Cricut and sewing machines), but this is not a requirement. Must be willing and available to work on Saturdays. Interns will be expected to abide by the Library’s attendance policy.


  • A high degree of integrity in dealing with confidential information
  • Technology proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Drive, basic PC assistance, familiarity with the internet, and digital resources
  • Comfortable teaching members of the public who have minimal to no experience with technology
Learning Objectives: As an intern, you’ll learn:
  • How to work as part of a team
  • How to engage with groups of, and provide customer service to, people of all ages
  • What the library offers the community
  • What a structured, non-school work environment can look like
At the end of the internship, you’ll gain:
  • Strong research, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to perform high-quality customer service
  • Ability to excel both independently and as part of a team in a professional environment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize effectively
  • Additional technology skills (audio equipment, virtual reality/VR, digitization/analog-to-digital conversion, photo editing, cutting machine/Cricut/Cameo) 
Responsibilities: Working under the direct supervision of a Librarian or Branch Supervisor, responsibilities will include:
  • Helping patrons navigate the library’s makerspaces, including equipment, software, and general usage
  • Helping library staff run events related to the Design Spot or Makerspace, such as 3D printing training
  • Connecting library patrons with related programs and services
You’ll do this by:
  • Learning about the Design Spot or Makerspace, the library’s services, and library events
  • Assisting library staff during events, as needed
  • Providing feedback on the Design Spot or Makerspace and your experience during one-on-one meetings with your supervisor
  • Getting a behind-the-scenes look at how the library operates

Tech Intern Application

The Makerspace Tech Intern Recruitment has now closed. Applications are currently under review and all candidates will be contacted with their status by May 30.