Maker Corps Applications Due at Midnight Friday

Calling all 18- to 24-year-old Makers! You have just one more day to apply for a paid summer internship as a Maker Corps Member.

Apply here by midnight on Friday, March 8th. It’s just one simple application and for the video, you can shoot a short one with any smart phone and upload it.

Maker Corps

The Maker Education Initiative


We are looking for creative individuals who enjoy DIY art or science projects and are passionate about sharing their love of learning with others!

If accepted as a Maker Corps Member, you will:

  • Be employed at a Host Site for the summer of 2013 to engage children and families in creative projects that develop problem-solving skills, while gaining experience serving as a community leader. All Host Sites are youth-serving organizations such as libraries, museums, and schools.
  • Join a select community training with peers in an online, interactive Spring Development Camp, making, inventing, collaborating, and preparing for Host Site placements.
  • Receive a Possibility Box full of materials, tools, surprises and cool stuff designed to spark exploration, and experimentation.
  • Develop a creative portfolio of your work, project development and ideas to aid in future career opportunities.

For more information, and to apply:

To qualify, you must be at least 18 years old as of April 1, 2013, be available for 8 weeks of online training April – May and reside in, or be willing to relocate to, one of the Host Site cities for the Summer of 2013.