Compensation: $15.00 /hour
Position Type: Internship.
Location: On-site in Corrales, New Mexico.
We seek a full-time Intern to work with our hardware production group. This a paid, fixed term internship for 10-12 weeks (depending on the candidate’s availability and the timing of the hire). The hardware production group at Ideum designs and develops multitouch tables and touch screens for public spaces. Responsibilities will vary but learning how to assemble and test hardware will be key. Depending on the candidate they may also work with various teams within Ideum and be involved in 3D printing, or programming, along with electronics development.
The candidate needs to be passionate about new technology and about this position. We are looking for someone who is technologically proficient and has a deep knowledge of PC systems in particular. Experience with audio visual equipment, shop skills, electrical system knowledge, and electronics experience is very helpful. The candidate will need to be able to contribute to technical documentation and possibly support documentation, so strong written and verbal and communication skills are required.
In addition, the candidate will learn about logistics, support, product design, and other aspects of hardware development. We design, assemble, test, ship, sell and market our unique hardware all out of the same facility. This is a fixed term, 10 to 11 week position.
Ideum develops custom multitouch and HCI exhibits for museums, nonprofit organizations, and socially responsible companies. The firm has worked on custom software and hardware projects with some of the world’s top museums such as: Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, The Field Museum, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago), Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, SFMOMA, and more. In addition, Ideum has worked with Fortune 500 companies and iconic brands such as: Apple, Adobe, Coca-Cola, Boeing, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Union Pacific, and others. We are an internationally recognized interactive design firm located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe).
How to Apply
Please respond via email (see below) and include examples of your work (URLS – if available) along with a cover letter—and your resume.
NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered.
PLEASE: NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.
- Strong organizational skills
- Demonstrated attention to detail
- Highly motivated and self-directed
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Experience with AV and computer setup
- Strong PC system skills with Windows OS and others
- Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
- Experience with Google Apps, Word, and other Office software
- Electrical system knowledge and electronics experience
- Programming experience
- Experience with shop tools
- Experience with electronics, IOT
- Experience with writing, research, and proofreading