University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Employment Opportunities

The CU Community Fab is a cutting-edge, exciting and fun place to work. Our hiring patterns vary by time of the year and programs and grants, feel free to get involved as a volunteer to be the first to hear about future opportunities.

As a place where a lot of innovation happens, the Fab Lab depends on and greatly values cognitive diversity. Therefore we are especially interested in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds, and kindly encourage all sorts of people to apply.

Volunteer Opportunities

Want to volunteer with us? We have a number of opportunities from open hours and event support; workshops and teaching support; community and youth programing; marketing and photography; summer camp teaching high school internship. If you want the Fab Lab to grow and improve, while having a good time in the lab, we’d love to have your help!

Student Hourly Work Opportunities

Are you a UIUC student looking to work at the Fab Lab? We’re currently looking for Student Hourly Workers and Support Staff. Ideal candidates would have spring and fall in-person availability. Student hourlies will be working hands-on with community members and students on various fabrication and design projects during the Fab Lab’s Open Hours. If availability allows, this position can also lead into supporting and teaching youth workshops and camps during the summer.  2D Design or 3D Design software experience is preferred, but not required.