Internship Dates: May through August, start and finish dates are negotiable.

Paid Internship

General Description: Education interns report to the Director of Education. The Education Internship is an interdisciplinary internship with a focus on the research and implementation of education programming which will take place before and during the 2024 Indiana State Fair.


  • Implement the educational programs which will take place throughout the Indiana State Fair.
  • Create lesson plans that utilize and deliver Indiana Academic Standards.
  • Project and display development for the Indiana State Fair deliverables.
  • Lead seasonal employees to successfully deliver education to fair visitors.
  • Understand the objectives and delivery plan of educational content and components of the Wonder Trail, Little Hands on the Farm, Greenhouse, Normandy Barn, Animal Town, and Indiana State Fieldtrips.


  • Applicants should have completed at least one year of college
  • Must be able to work long hours during the fair
  • Have good communication and writing skills
  • Experience working with children or family education programming
  • Academic background in education, agriculture, or science
  • Have excellent customer service skills
  • Have excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to work outside in the summer heat