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[JOBs] Employment Opportunities, MakerState

MakerState is currently accepting Maker Fellow instructor
applications for our 2014­2015 makerspace workshops. We are
looking for passionate makers who want to share their enthusiasm
and skills to empower young makers with STEAM (science,
technology, engineering, art, math) skills.

About MakerState  
MakerState empowers kids ages 5­18 with science, technology, engineering, arts, and math skills
through makerspaces in robot engineering, fashion/wearable electronics, video game design, paper circuits, 3D prototyping and printing, comic book creation, moviemaking, and more. MakerState hosts its makerspaces in after­school programs, community workshops, pop­up makerspaces, summer camps, and birthday celebrations. Learn more about how making is transforming learning at www.maker­

The Position 
Our Maker Fellows are part­time instructors and curriculum developers. Our Fellows work 2­20 hours or more per week; generally in the after school hours between 2pm­6pm, and/or Saturdays. The Maker Fellow is the primary instructor for young makers in our after­school and community programs which are located throughout the greater New York, San Francisco, New Haven, and New Orleans areas. Fellows deliver MakerState’s award­winning STEAM mastery curriculum, independently manage makerspaces in their assigned school and/or community space(s), collaborate with their MakerState colleagues, and are encouraged to create new interactive badge/game­based curriculum themselves. Our Fellows are passionate about maker learning and dedicated to providing transformative learning experiences for the kids they serve. Fellows work with their program coordinator on a weekly basis.

Preferred Experience in one or more of the following: 
● Computer programming tools for kids such as Scratch, Blockly, Ardublocks, Game Salad
● Microcontrollers: Arduino, LilyPad, Flora, Rasberry Pi
● LEGO robotics: Mindstorms, WeDo, StoryStarter
● MaKey MaKey & littleBits
● 3D printing: Tinkercad, Blender, SketchUp, Sculptris, Autodesk and 3D printing hardware
● Game design: analog & video games
● Minecraft: Redstone engineers needed!
● Stop­motion movie making & editing: iMovie, Moviemaker, Final Cut, etc.
● Crafting, designing, building, hacking, and making in general

How to Apply 
Send your resume and cover letter to mark@maker­state or complete the Maker Fellow application at www.maker­