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The New Jersey Makerspace Association has numerous opportunities for your business to join the makerspace revolution. 

How we can help your business:

When motivCorporate Involvementating technical staff, Paul Glen (leadership expert, speaker, and author of Leading Geeksoften speaks to the fact that management cannot command a technical person to be creative, but rather you must motivate them.  Makerspaces are a great way of doing just that.  By encouraging your technical staff to get involved in makerspaces you foster their creativity, ultimately benefiting from their increased creative activity.  Your employees also have the opportunity to learn about (and experiment with) concepts and resources you may not currently have access to. 

 

How you can help us:

Consider a generous gift,  naming opportunities, surplus donation, mentorship or sponsoring a team of students in one of our competitions.   They are all great ways to help students and the community.

The demographics of a makerspace offer great recruiting opportunities!  All of our corporate partners receive access to our jobs board to help you find your next skilled worker, engineer, or intern!

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What are Makerspaces?

Makerspaces (also known as Hackerspaces, Creative Spaces, Fab Labs, Makelabs and in California - Makerhoods), according to Wikipedia,  are open community labs where members with common interests (e.g., engineering, computer programming, inventing, graphic design, etc.) gather to share resources, knowledge, career networking and build new devices.  Generally, makerspaces are designed to meet the following needs:

Looking for specific equipment?

If you're looking for a specific piece of equipment, you can probably find it at our equipment database.