Working at Eric Forman Studio


Eric Forman Studio is seeking interns to work with us in our amazing Brooklyn Navy Yard studio at Newlab.

We have advanced Covid protocols in place for safety - in some cases, remote work is also possible.

There are two general position types:

Fabrication / Creative Technology interns will work with:

  • woodworking
  • metal machining
  • traditional fabrication
  • digital fabrication
  • physical computing
  • electronics and circuit design
  • programming
  • machine learning and AI
  • interaction design
  • mechatronics

Communications / PR interns will work with:

  • curatorial strategy
  • catalog and grant writing
  • social media strategy
  • public relations
  • graphic design
  • website design
  • photography
  • video documentation and editing
  • studio business administration


This is an unpaid position (except those subsidized by the Brooklyn Navy Yard), and complies with the New York State Minimum Wage Act and Wage Orders and the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.


  • Tool and skill training
  • 1-on-1 Supervision
  • Newlab membership
  • Access to private events, panels, summits, and hackathons
  • Job networking with other Newlab companies
  • Desk space in our studio
  • Transportation stipend (Metrocard) or Citibike discount
  • 24 hour access to workshop and studio resources

For current students, school credit is possible with the appropriate commitment. 

Time commitment is flexible and ranges from 14 to 40 hours per week, depending on workload and your availability; this is designed to give the intern a fair opportunity to work at other jobs or on their own projects. 

The facilities that all fabrication interns will have access to include:

  • Wood shop
  • Metal shop
  • Welding (MIG and TIG)
  • CNC mill
  • CNC lathe
  • CNC router
  • Laser cutter
  • 3D printers (FDM, SLA, and SLS)
  • Vacuum former
  • Sewing machines
  • Vinyl printer/cutter
  • Moldmaking
  • Electronics lab
  • PCB Reflow oven
  • and more...


We are looking for interns who are technically minded, organized, creative, and thorough.

Fabrication interns should have experience with at least two of the following: physical computing, architecture, industrial design, electrical engineering, computer science, or furniture design / woodworking.

Communications interns should have experience with at least two of the categories listed in the Position description (photography, PR, etc.).

How To Apply

Please send your portfolio (website preferred over PDF), CV/resumé,  and a brief description of your experience, skills, and interests to No phone calls.

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