The Missouri State Fair is accepting applications for summer interns. College students can get internships in marketing, public relations, journalism, and agriculture communication. Click below to hear KMZU’s Jill Molloy talk with Marketing Director Tammie Nichols.

Tammie Nichols

Press Release from Missouri State Fair:

(SEDALIA, Mo.) — College students interested in gaining work experience in the fields of marketing, public relations, journalism and agriculture communication have until March 9 to apply for summer internship positions with the Missouri State Fair.

According to Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe, up to three interns will be hired for temporary, full-time employment within the Fair’s marketing office starting in June and ending on August 21. The positions are paid with some limited benefits.

An additional internship is being offered by the Youth in Agriculture (YIA) Committee for management of the Sale of Champions event with a hire date of August 8 through 21.

“The candidates selected for these opportunities will engage in a variety of marketing and communication-related experience from press release writing to special even planning,” Wolfe said.

Application forms for the positions are available by sending an e-mail to the Fair’s marketing director at [email protected] A completed application, cover letter, resume and list of references are due to the Fair by March 9.

Some season employment in other departments may also become available this summer in preparation for the annual Fair, Wolfe said, with several hundred more jobs being offered for the 11-day even in August. Information for the employment opportunities will be posted on mostatefair.com early this summer.

The Missouri State Fair, themed “It’s a Show-Me Thing!” will be celebrating its 109th year in Sedalia August 11 to 21.