LASER Web Development Intern

Dates or Deadline: 
8 August 2017 to 31 December 2018
Organized by: 
Danielle Siembieda
Leonardo Program: 


The Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (LASER) is a program of Leonardo/ISAST and is supported by institutions and individuals acquiring around the world. It is is a grassroots movement to connect artists and scientists for cross pollination of ideas and the beginning of new partnerships. Leonardo LASER Talks were found in 2008 by Piero Scaruffi.  

Leonardo/ISAST Internship Program

The Leonardo internship program aims to enrich the learning goals and networks of the intern. The program will provide mentorship, skill development, project portfolio and on the job training. Other perks of the internship include a free subscription to ARTECA, Leonardo’s aggregator where you will have access to all Leonardo content as other valuable information about art, sciences and technology; Invitations to VIP Leonardo events; and a profile posting on our online Leonardo Electronic Directory. Our internships are flexible, experience driven and credit based. 

Time Frame

This is project based, time frame depends on hours per week committed by intern.

Time Commitment

5-10 hours per week


LASER Web Development Intern - Can be remote with approval. Must have reliable access to internet and video conference capabilities such as Skype, Hangout or GoTo Meeting. Ideally near a LASER Host site.

Reporting to

Danielle Siembieda, Deputy Director at Leonardo/ISAST. Occasionally will work with LASER Committee and other LASER Hosts.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Help design the LASER Host Portal. This portion of the website includes tools and resources for international LASER Hosts. Some of these include access to a LASER Speaker database, resources for promotion, templates, files and space where LASER hosts can communicate with each other.

The website is built using the CMS platform Drupal with an open sourced CRM System (CiviCRM). It is not required to know both of these platforms but an ability to self-learn is important. 


Send an email about yourself and why you are interested in this internship, along with website links and C.V. to subject: LASER Web Development Intern