The Foundry (*UTeach Maker) (FULL)

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Description: 

The Foundry located on the first floor of The Fine Arts Library and is a joint initiative of the University of Texas Libraries and the College of Fine Arts. The purpose of this internship is to gain hands-on experience with the equipment in the Foundry and in turn gain experience in teaching others to use it as well as helping provide access to an interdisciplinary, constructivist, inclusive learning space that encourages students, faculty, and staff to explore the practice of making. Students will be coached in designing and teaching workshops in The Foundry makerspace. They will also be asked to contribute to providing equipment certifications, which are shorter teaching interactions, typically around 30 minutes. For these, the intern will be expected to teach from an existing lesson plan. Interns will gain experience in the management of makerspace teaching activities by participating in and designing learning experiences.

*Note - This internship is restricted to students participating in UTeach Maker.

 

Desired Qualities: 

Curiosity, professionalism, patience and punctuality

Days and Times: 

Flexible within normal Foundry operating hours- See FINE ARTS LIBRARY WEBPAGE. Interns will establish a regular schedul with supervisor based on availability and the needs of The Foundry.

Hours Per Week: 
up to 20
Address: 
Doty Fine Arts Building - 3.200 2306 Trinity St.
Contact Name: 
Boris Brodsky
Contact Title: 
Arts & Creative Technology Librarian
Contact Email: 
borisb@austin.utexas.edu
Contact Phone: 
512-495-4217
Is Outreach: 
No