Job Description: As the Communications/PR intern, you will have duties focused on public
relations and community engagement as it relates to the Indiana State Fairgrounds and the
Indiana State Fair. You will coordinate assigned projects, adding your own ideas and
creativity, to enhance PR and marketing efforts for this exciting family event. This position
will provide real world work experience working with state-wide media outlets and
community partners both independently and as part of a team.

Duties Include but are not limited to:
• Writing press releases
• Pitching stories to media and staff
• Monitoring and reporting media clips and assisting
with media credentials
• Updating media database
• Report on State Fair events
• Assisting statewide media
• General office administrative duties
• Photographing events and facilities

• Interest in public relations/journalism
• Press release writing experience
• Knowledge of AP style
• Experience with social media
• Good verbal and written communications skills
• Team player
• Ability to handle independent projects to completion
• Detail oriented worth ethic

Internships begin in May/June. Interns are required to stay through the duration of the
State Fair, August 2-18. Internships are 40 hours per week with extended hours during the
Fair and as media inquiries demand.