Graphic Design Intern
Other Graphic Design Intern at Minnesota State Fair
Available Openings: 2
Industry: Entertainment
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $16.00 per hour
Education Preferred: Yes
Education Level: High School
Criminal Background: Case-by-Case Review


Assist the Sign Shop to prepare and maintain signs and graphics on the fairgrounds.

Employment Type

• Summer Employment - Begin in June continue through September. • Extended hours during peak times, including some weekends and evenings are required. • Required to work all 12 days of the Minnesota State Fair, August 24– September 4, 2023. • Possible part-time hours through mid-September.


Essential Functions

• Apply design skills to execute edits to various print and digital design components. • Prepare files for print production, substrate preparation, application and banner fabrication. • Perform quality assurance checks throughout design and production process. • Work on various projects simultaneously. • Follow the direction of supervisors to refine/execute higher level concepts. • Assist with tasks (not necessarily sign-related) assigned by either the immediate supervisor or general manager as needed.


Job Requirements

• Available to work June – September with limited time off. • Extended hours during peak times and consecutive days without time off are required. • Basic understanding of typography, color, layout, and design. • Ability to problem solve and work independently or as part of a team. • Knowledge of and ability to use light power equipment and tools. • Comfortable working on an aerial platform off the ground. • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. • Manage large workloads. • Strong organizational skills. • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated knowledge of basic visual design skills. • Applies basic knowledge of layout aesthetics, software (Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office) and content management.

Minnesota State Fair

1880 Como Avenue
Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota 55108
Transit: On bus line