Intern with us.
Come help build a schooner.
Consider joining our crew
and have the opportunity of a lifetime building Schooner Huron Jewel.
Through hands-on work,
learn about boat building.
In cooperation with Shatter the Ladder
Captain Hugh Covert is looking for a few good folks to work side-by-side with him as he moves in the next phases of building Schooner Huron Jewel.
Intern candidates will be:
- able to measure twice and cut once
- comfortable with power tools
- able to lift heavy objects
- able to take directions and work with limited supervision
Duties will include everything from sweeping the shop floor and keeping workspace clean, learning to mix epoxy, measuring and cutting materials, to assembly of the boat.
Intern can be either male or female, can be a couple, minimum age of 18 and non-smoker.
Candidates should answer this question: “Why do you want to be part of this intensive boat building experience?"
Person would receive in addition to an amazing intensive learning experience about boat building, free room and board and transportation to and from one of our local airports of either Sault Ste Marie, MI or Pellston, MI.
Accommodations will be on a private 40 acre island off of Drummond Island, MI. Intern would share meals with us at the house and be expected to help with meal preparation and clean up. Intern would be responsible for keeping their living space tidy (one bedroom cabin next to main house), for their own laundry (clothes washer available at house), and any incidental expenses.
Requires a commitment of two weeks with possibility to extend internship upon mutual agreement.
Interns desired for the winter of 2016-17 as well as Spring 2017.
See www.shattertheladder.org to apply.