Internship at the Sandbox

An internship position is available at the Sandbox, a studio that is home to a freelance artist and carpenter, Keith Skogstrom.¬† The internship is open to individuals who are interested in learning about working with wood and raw materials as well as working on events and independent projects through the Sandbox’s many collaborations.

The intern will work in the shop 3-5 days a week and must have their own transportation. This position is not available for school credit, but the position will provide some stipend money based on the completion of projects and events. This is a laid back environment but there are often times deadlines for various projects at once, someone who has a sense of humor but works hard would be a great fit for this position. We hope the intern will posses a desire to have a hands on approach and help out where needed, such as doing the physical part of helping with a project as well as lending a hand in promotion and marketing using social media.

Desired Qualifications:

Some basic woodworking skills, but this is not required
Social media savvy
Own transportation (bike, car, CTA accessibility….)
Strong interest in art and the Chicago art community
Willingness to work with other collaborators that come into the Sandbox
Sense of humor
Ability to multitask
Willingness to learn new skills in a unique environment

This is a laid back environment but there are often deadlines requiring someone who has a sense of humor but works hard. we hope the intern will posses a desire to have a hands on approach and help out where needed, such as doing the physical part of helping with a project as well as lending a hand in promotion and marketing using social media.

To apply, please email geodesicdesignsks@gmail.com with your resume and a short cover letter explaining why you want this position and how it is relevant to your current endeavors. Someone will be in touch about the next steps should your resume meet our needs.