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Summer Graphic Design/Marketing Internship

  • 13 Mar 2019 11:15 AM
    Message # 7217132

    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 

    Marketing: 

    • 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 

    Exhibits: 

    • Assist with selecting photographs 

    • Assist in designing graphics 

    • Assist in writing copy 

    Skills 

    • 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 

    The South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum is located in Brookings, SD on the South Dakota State University campus. 

    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 gwen.mccausland@sdstate.edu 

    For more information, please contact Gwen McCausland, Director, at gwen.mccausland@sdstate.edu or Dawn Stephens, Exhibits Coordinator, at dawn.stephens@sdstate.edu or by phone at 688-6226. 

    Or Apply Online


    Last modified: 13 Mar 2019 11:17 AM | Gwen McCausland
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