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Summer Graphic Design/Marketing Internship

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. 

Graphics and Marketing Internship

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 

  • Expectations 

  • 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 

For more information, please contact Gwen McCausland, Director, at or Dawn Stephens, Exhibits Coordinator, at or by phone at 688-6226.