Internship communication Fablab Amsterdam

We are looking for an intern to help us with the communication between our maker space Fablab Amsterdam and the outer world. A Fablab is a platform for learning and innovation: a place to play, to create, to learn, to mentor, to invent. Fablab Amsterdam is a member of a global community of learners, educators, technologists, researchers, makers and innovators.

Your tasks will consist of writing Facebook posts and Meetup events, putting project and event documentation online at the Openthing platform, including that of our open days on Saturdays. You will supervised by our communications team, but working at the Fablab location at the Waag.

The skills you would need for this internship are:

  • a passion for communication and writing in English;
  • a good eye for photography and familiarity with photo editing - preferably open source;
  • a familiarity with vector graphics software and editing, preferably open source;
  • a working knowledge of video editing would be a plus.

What do we offer?
We offer a six months internship (time period is negotiable), in which you will get familiar with the Fablab environment, a very inspiring and stimulating way of working, compared to the usual market-oriented paradigm. You will meet a lot of interesting people and the opportunity to join many of the events at the Waag.

You will join our team at Waag Society, institute for art, science and technology, an independent media lab, that develops creative technology for social innovation. The foundation researches, develops concepts, pilots and prototypes and acts as an intermediate between the arts, science and the media.

Interns receive a stipend of 300 euro a month (based on a 40 hour per week contract). Applications, with your motivation and resume, can be send to our HR department. If you want to visit the Fablab, the open day is on Saturday.