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
  • interaction design
  • mechatronics

Studio Management / 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), but in exchange you are provided with:

  • Newlab membership
  • Access to private events, panels, summits, and hackathons
  • Job networking with other Newlab companies
  • Desk space in our studio
  • Tool training
  • 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 on their own projects or earn money at other jobs. 

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
  • FDM and SLS 3D printers
  • 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.

Studio management 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) along with a brief description of your experience, skills, and interests to No phone calls.

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