Intern Education Workshop
Mar 27, 2015
The Autodesk Consumer and 3D Printing Group is looking for an Education Workshops intern to manage and rollout summer programs for our new learning platform—Project Ignite—from the ground up! The position is based at the world famous Workshop at Pier 9 in San Francisco, one of Business Insider’s 9 Most Amazing Office Spaces on the Planet, and the successful candidate would get to participate in exciting events like Maker Faire where expressing creativity is a central theme.
Launched in November 2010, our group has grown from two apps and 5 million users to a complete ecosystem of creative apps, communities and services and over 200 million users. Our culture is one of a startup within the larger corporation; we are nimble, active, and inquisitive, and we relentlessly strive to innovate and push boundaries. Our mission is to unlock the creativity in everyone.
Make summer count - empower the next-gen of innovators!
Project Ignite is an open learning platform that builds creative confidence through end-to-end design experiences—from idea to fabrication. It enables learners of all ages to gain practical hands-on experience with new software and hardware to build literacy in design, 3D printing, electronics, programming and more.
The Education Workshops intern will lead fun, hands-on projects with local Bay Area summer programs and partners. This role will serve as an instructor and ambassador for Project Ignite, helping introduce projects and lessons and guiding kids through the experience of learning how to “make things real, and make things go!”
Project Responsibilities and Deliverables
Act as learning coach, run workshops and work with partner coordinators to introduce Project Ignite into their programs.
Provide constructive, timely feedback to Project Ignite product team to improve educator and student experience
Establish social media program to “make noise” about Project Ignite making summer count
Develop KPIs and other performance metrics for these summer programs
Get kids hooked on design-based learning!
Enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited program to be eligible for internship participation
Currently studying for a degree in education, learning design and technology, or teaching credential.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to convey complex information in a polished, clear, concise, and professional manner.
Education background and/or experience in a high-tech company
The preferred candidate will have a strong interest (and ideally, ability) in 3D printing, electronics and all things DIY/maker.