Internships

Metro Lighting is a small company of designers and fabricators who take pride in making beautiful, high quality lighting fixtures. We regularly customize our standard fixtures or create completely new designs for clients. We are located in West Berkeley, at 2240 San Pablo Avenue.

Metal Shop Intern

We are offering an internship in our metal shop this summer, with possible continued employment into the future depending on our workload and the employee’s skill set. Our intern will work under the supervision of our shop manager.

Duties include:

Preparation of lamp parts by cleaning, drilling, sanding, sandblasting and finishing

Assembly and wiring of complete lighting fixtures

Cleaning and washing bottle glass shades

Keeping the shop clean

Requirements:

Comfortable with power tools

Able to read and understand simple shop drawings

Positive, pro-active attitude

Dependable with good work ethics and safety practices

Minimum 18 years old as we work with some chemicals that are classified as hazardous

Hours and compensation

Our hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm

We need someone to work at least 3 days per week, and would consider up to 5 days for the summer term.

Intern pay rate is $13.00/hour

To apply

Please send a resume and a short cover letter introducing yourself to christa@metrolighting.com by Friday June 9th. We will interview candidates the week of June 12th and employment will start June 20th.

Design Showroom Intern

We are offering an internship in our design showroom this summer, with possible continued employment into the future depending on our workload and the employee’s skill set.

Duties include:

Organizing photos for marketing purposes

Talking to customers and advising them on fixture choices

Work with designers to create drawings for proposals 

Creating marketing collateral 

Posting on social media- Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest

Unpacking and stocking inventory 

Keeping the showroom clean

Requirements:

Comfortable working with the public

Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Developed visual design sense

Positive, pro-active attitude

Dependable with good work ethics

Hours and compensation

Our showroom hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm

We need someone to work 15-20 hours per week, and we will work with the right candidate to plan the schedule of which days and hours.

Intern pay rate is $13.00/hour

To apply

Please send a resume and a short cover letter introducing yourself to christa@metrolighting.com by Friday June 9th. We will interview candidates the week of June 12th and employment will start June 20th.