In just five short years, MakerBot has helped define and become a leader within a new industry: desktop 3D printing. Now MakerBot is on a mission to bring 3D printing to everyone! With a workforce that is rapidly expanding, growing from just three employees in 2009, to 40 in 2011, 160 in 2012, and now more than 450 in 2014, MakerBot has opportunities this summer to bring in passionate, driven, talented interns to work with the company. The 2014 MakerBot Summer Internship Program is a great opportunity to get exposure to the exciting and challenging environment of one of New York’s fastest-growing tech companies. Internship positions range from engineering, manufacturing, production, customer support, sales, marketing, public relations, software and business development. College and grad-level students interested in applying for a summer internship position at MakerBot should visit makerbot.com/careers.
MakerBot internship positions are paid positions. As part of the internship experience, participants will attend special lectures and participate in programs on 3D printing within their area of expertise, as well as interact with senior leadership. Internships begin with an orientation on May 27, 2014, and a second session on June 2, 2014, and the program concludes on August 15, 2014. Previous MakerBot interns have gone on to attend MIT, work at Google and other technology companies, as well as come back to work at MakerBot.
“MakerBot is a big believer in supporting and mentoring young talent,” commented Bre Pettis, CEO of MakerBot. “We’ve have had a robust internship program since our founding and have enjoyed having a lot of young talented interns and employees that have helped shape our company. My background as a teacher and as a CEO provides a unique perspective for how real-world experience is beneficial for helping create our future engineers and programmers. When you expose young, creative, kids to 3D printing, you encourage them to look at the world through ‘MakerBot eyes’ and see the world differently.”