Make It



Develop and manage makerspaces in the College of Innovation + Design and in the Library.

Experience Gained

You will develop the business model and strategy for space growth as well as the technology and community to make the spaces open, accessible, and impactful. All the while, you will develop the following skills for your career:

  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Design Thinking
  • Adult & Early Childhood Education
  • Active Learning
  • Audio & Video Creation
  • 3D Design
  • Aquino & Raspberry Pi Computing
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Project Management

Majors or Interests Needed

We’re looking for students with the following majors or interests and welcome all majors interested to apply!

  • Education Curriculum Instruction and Foundational Studies
  • STEM Education
  • Educational Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Materials Science
  • Chemistry
  • Gaming, Interactive Media, & Mobile Technology
  • Technical Communication

VIP Coach Information

    • Amy Vecchione is the Head of Web and Emerging Technologies and Associate Professor
      Albertsons Library. She manages and lead the web and emerging technologies team on user experience, emerging technologies, and the MakerLab. She also serves as the President of Idaho Library Association.

Course Information

    • Full semester course. 1-2 credits for VIP  200, VIP 400, or VIP 500 level.
      Team meetings TBD by participants.

Here is how to join the team

For more information contact Amy Vecchione  To register: search by Subject: Vertically Integrated Projects.