The Graphic Design/Marketing Internship offers students the opportunity to explore and experience a variety of marketing and graphic design projects. The museum is a unique business where we have a retail outlet with our gift shop, we are educating the public with programming and exhibits, and market as a tourist destination. The intern would be working a few hours each week at the front desk/gift shop.
Pay scale: $10.00 per hour for 40 hours a week for 10 weeks
(With possibly continuing employment as a part-time employee during fall and spring semesters.) Work-study preferred but not required.
Schedule: Weekday 8 am to 5 pm with rotating weekends.
Possible Internship Projects
Design print advertising for gift shop sales, events and exhibits
Design banners, postcards, and other marketing material for events and exhibits
Help with developing marketing material for membership program and general advertising.
Writing press releases for upcoming events and exhibits
Writing articles for the quarterly newsletter
Writing blog posts and other social media material
Assist with selecting photographs
Assist in designing graphics
Assist in writing copy
Proficiency in Microsoft Word
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
Excellent writing skills
Able to multitask
Good customer service skills
Experience handling money in retail
Ability to work alone and with a team
Attention to detail
Must be able to work rotating weekends
Be punctual and meet deadlines
Clean, neat casual attire. Business casual when working with the public
Must have a positive attitude and open to trying new things
Please submit a resume with a link to your portfolio and a cover letter describing why you want to work at the Agricultural Heritage Museum and what you hope to gain out of the internship to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, please contact Gwen McCausland, Director, at email@example.com or Dawn Stephens, Exhibits Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 688-6226.