Makerspace Careers: Careers in Design and Prototyping, 1st Edition

  • Carla Mooney
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508187991
  • ISBN-13: 9781508187998
  • DDC: 745.2
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released December 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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More than just a place to tinker with crafts, makerspaces have become a place for people of all ages to learn new skills and develop interests that can lead to a successful career. For students interested in design and prototyping, makerspaces offer a place to practice the design process, use sophisticated equipment to create prototypes, and collaborate and learn from others. This volume highlights several careers that combine interests in makerspaces and design and prototyping, accentuating different jobs, educational requirements, and job-search tips. Real-life stories of people working in design and prototyping inspire readers to use makerspaces to launch their own successful careers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Using Makerspaces for Design and Prototyping.
2: Product Design.
3: Computer-Aided Design.
4: Design and Electronics.
5: Designer Fine Art and Crafts.
6: Finding a Job in Design and Prototyping.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.