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The Generator Makerspace is a combination of artist studios, classroom, and business incubator at the intersection of art, science, and technology providing tools, expertise, education, and opportunity to create, collaborate, and make ideas into reality.

A great perk of our Career Interest Groups

FREE Generator Memberships will be awarded to 15 eligible Interest Group members.

(That's a 10-month membership, plus 2 tool trainings on the rapid prototyping tools - up to a $1140 value!)

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Applicants must:

  • be currently enrolled as an undergraduate at UVM - and in good standing,
  • have completed at least 1-year at UVM - 1st year students may apply for the following year,
  • have at least 18 credits outstanding - and plan to be in Burlington for the coming academic year,
  • 18+ years old,
  • a member of a Career Interest Group.

Accepted applicants will need to

Generator is a makerspace for up-skilling - beginners welcome! While you don't need expertise to get started, having a project in mind is helpful - taking advantage of the membership will require vision, time, and energy.


Application opens April 1 and runs until full (rolling deadline).

Membership runs Sept 16 - July 16, 2023 with a makerspace orientation on Sat, Sept 16, 2023.  

Tool Training & Storage

Everything starts with training.  Selected applicants get two (2) free trainings on the rapid prototyping tools. Following successful completion of the required orientation and tool trainings, members have access to those tools during Generator operating hours. Other tools such as those in the wood shop, metal shop, and jewelry studio may be used after a discounted fee-based training.

Students are responsible for their own supplies and storage.


Learn More

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Or tour their location @ 40 Sears Lane, right off of Pine Street in Burlington's vibrant South End.