Who They Are

At Northeastern we value the diversity and broad range of talent of our student body. So it’s no surprise that our undergraduate student workforce will represent NU’s many backgrounds, identities, disciplines, and departments. Our student staff makes our space and programs better through their wide array of perspectives and skills to support our inclusive, dynamic, and creative community.

Student engages with 3-D printer
Architecture student replaces a motherboard on a 3D printer in the CAMD Makerspace.
student wearing safety glasses drills into a material
Communication and graphic design student works in the Makerspace.

What They Do

A student employee’s fundamental job requirements will be to:

  • Embrace and embody the Honor Code
  • Promote a safe and inclusive culture inside and outside Northeastern
  • Oversee equipment maintenance and operational safety
  • Design and build makerspace infrastructure and initiatives
  • Lead tours, training sessions, and workshops to provide project support
  • Maintain high-performance standards for themselves and their peers

You do not need to have a work-study award to work for all Northeastern makerspaces.

How to Become a Makerspace at EXP Student Employee

No technical experience is necessary to become a student employee, but an interest in making is. Whether your last original creation was a bowl of pasta from scratch or wiring a custom computer, we are seeking a wide variety of creators who love working with people and prioritize respecting and including anyone they meet. All are welcome to apply to our team.

Join the Staff

Looking for an on-campus role that is equal parts creative and community? If you have a growth mindset and a friendly, encouraging attitude, we want to hear from you.

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