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3D Printing Intern

Availability: Accepting Applications

Start Date: June 1, 2017

Hours: 15 hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours required.

Salary: $15/hour.

The Teaching, Research, and Learning (TRL) division of Penn Libraries provides research, instructional, and technology support to members of the Penn community and the general public. As part of the larger TRL team, the 3D printing intern will facilitate the running of the 3D printing service at the Education Commons (EC). This includes running the submission and printing process of the printers, troubleshooting and minor repair, inventory management, etc. The position also involves an instructional component, with the expectation of developing and running 2-3 workshops on 3D printing per semester, in addition to scheduling office hours and direct consultations with patrons as necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The 3D Printing Intern will be responsible for:

  • 3D printing process management
  • 3D printing technical upkeep
  • Workshop and materials development and workshop instruction
  • Individual consultation on 3D printing
  • Desk duties as needed
  • Occasional additional EC duties (room reservations, communication, etc.)

  • In addition to the responsibilities above, the intern will provide online and in-person reference assistance at the Van Pelt Dietrich-Library Center's public services hub, and participate in a wider program to teach bibliographic instruction to first-year students at Penn.

    Strong academic background and public service orientation. Ability to learn quickly, work independently, and face new and unexpected questions on a regular basis. Our extensive training program leads us to ask for a one-year commitment.

    To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to:
    Eric Janec

    Use subject line "3D Printing Internship."

    The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.