Exhibit Fabrication Intern

Fabrication · Corrales, New Mexico
Department Fabrication
Employment Type Paid Internship
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $16 an hour

The Position

We seek an Exhibit Fabrication Intern who can help our team with in-house fabrication projects while maintaining a safe, clean, and orderly work environment. The Intern may also be asked to manage smaller tasks and projects independently. As their skills and abilities improve, the complexity and difficulty of those projects may increase.  


The most important attribute of an Exhibit Fabrication Intern is the ability and willingness to learn. The Intern should receive and respond well to constructive criticism and take mistakes seriously without taking them personally. The Intern should be comfortable making errors and discussing and learning from them. Successful candidates should be willing to continually work to the edge of their ability so that their skills grow every day, and be proactive in asking for help or advice.


The Exhibit Fabrication Intern should be collaborative, empathetic, and able to see how their actions impact the work, safety, and well-being of others.


Core Requirements and Duties

  • Assisting with the construction and assembly of exhibits
  • Taking ownership of small tasks and projects within a larger fabrication project
  • Maintaining a safe, clean, and organized work area
  • Proficiency with hand and power tools
  • Openness to the needs of others and proactive in offering and seeking help
  • Ability to work efficiently in both group and independent situations
  • Learning from mistakes and skillful in hearing and acting on criticism and advice
  • Communicating clearly and consistently
  • Desire to explore working with new materials and processes
  • Quick to learn and detail-oriented
  • Willingness to shadow staff in meetings and activities to learn about projects and processes, even on projects in which they are not involved
  • Openness to using office tools for communication and project management


About Ideum

We create meaningful experiences that use emerging technologies. Our approach is to create exhibits that evoke wonder, awe, and surprise, but that also tell important stories about science, art, history, and culture that have a lasting impact. We are committed to creating visitor-centric interactive experiences of substance delivered in immersive and exciting ways.


We work with museums, educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, and other entities throughout North America and around the world. Our firm provides design services, custom software development, media systems design and installation, and custom fabrication.


Our multitouch tables and touch walls are practical implementations of recent advances in multiple areas of emerging technology. Our hardware products are built to be used in social environments where they encourage interaction and collaboration. We take pride in what we design and build, and we focus on reliability and performance to create products that last. We are located in scenic Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque and an hour from Santa Fe). Please visit our website to learn more about us: http://www.ideum.com.


Paid Internship

This is a fixed-term, paid internship that ends on or around August 15, 2021.


Equal Opportunity & Eligibility

Ideum, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. This application will not be used for limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Should an applicant need reasonable accommodations in the application process, they should contact a company representative. 


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


How to Apply

Please include a resume, cover letter, and relevant work samples. No phone calls or walk-ins, please. NOTE: Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

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  • Location
    Corrales, New Mexico
  • Department
    Fabrication
  • Employment Type
    Paid Internship
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $16 an hour