Paid Internships at the Institute of Making

10 January 2022

Paid Internships at the Institute of Making


The Institute of Making has launched a paid internship programme for UCL students and staff. These roles have a fixed 12-month term, starting in March 2022 and finishing in March of the following year.  

Our interns will be an important part of our membership community, and will provide valued support in our workshop tool training programmes, our events, and our Materials Library work.  

Besides providing a casual job which will be flexible and understanding about your other responsibilities at UCL, being an intern at the Institute of Making offers the opportunity to learn a range of new making skills.  

Interns need to work at least two to three shifts per month and sign up to work on at least one large-scale public open day event in June or October. Interns also need to attend three mandatory paid training days. 

We rely on our interns:  

  • To uphold the Institute of Making ethos 

  • To be kind and helpful 

  • To contribute to a safe and inclusive work environment 

Interns will be trained in different areas of work: 

  • Training other members in how to use use certain tools or equipment 

  • Helping to prepare and deliver events 

  • (As and when needed) cataloguing and maintaining the Materials Library 


How to apply:

Click here to download the role's job description and person specification.

Applications for our internships open Tuesday 11th January through the Institute of Making website (create a profile here to access the application form).

The deadline for applications is Sunday 23rd January 2022 at 23.59pm

Interviews will take place during Reading Week on 14, 15 & 16 February. 

Interns start their 12-month term in March 2022, with mandatory attendance at all-day paid training on Monday 28th March & Friday 22nd April 2022. The pay is £11.55 per hour.

If you have any questions email