Year Round Employment Opportunities

Box Office Manager

Communications Manager

Education Presenter – Part-Time

Public Safety Event Coordinator

Public Safety Officer

To apply for year-round employment opportunities, please email, fax, or send your application and resume to:

Human Resources
Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center
1202 E 38th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Fax: 317-927-7552

Internship Opportunities

Looking for a fulfilling and exciting internship or job this summer? Paid summer positions are available at Indiana’s largest multi-day event – The 2017 Indiana State Fair!

Departments and available positions:

Media & Community Outreach: Gain experience by writing press releases, covering events and assisting statewide media for the Indiana State Fair. Excellent candidates include those with a background in journalism, communications, public relations, media arts, English and ag communications.

Media Arts: The Media Arts Intern will assist in the completion of graphic design projects as well as participate in the implementation of the public address booth for the Indiana State Fair. Students with an interest in marketing with experience in graphic design would be a good fit.

Program & Exhibits: This position provides assistance in the planning and implementation of events and building programming around the Fairgrounds for the State Fair. Areas of involvement include the Indiana Brewers’ Cup Competition, the Indiana Beer and Wine Exhibition, Agriculture/Horticulture Building, Indiana Arts Building, and more. This position is available to those of all areas of study looking toward a career in event production and marketing.

Safety & Security – EOC: EOC interns will be the primary staff for the Indiana State Fairgrounds Emergency Operations Center. Interns will assist with the planning and preparedness phase prior to the Fair, employee orientations and staff training, coordinate public safety resources and more. These positions are excellent for students with backgrounds in law enforcement or public safety.

Safety & Security – Hazard Assessment Team: The Hazard Assessment Team will be in the field identifying and mitigating hazards. Interns will also coordinate safety and security needs and assist with on-scene emergency response. These positions are active mid-July through the end of the Fair. A background in law enforcement or public safety is preferred.

Safety & Security – Public Safety: The Public Safety Interns respond to medical incidents and document for reports. They also assist with security operations and staff the Emergency Operations Center as necessary. Candidates for these positions should have a background in law enforcement or public safety.

Sign Shop: Hires help design and produce signs and banners for all State Fairgrounds events including the State Fair while providing excellent customer service to everyone we serve. Positions are excellent for candidates pursuing a career in graphic design and are available to those of all areas of study.

If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at or 317-927-7508.

Download the Summer Internship Application now!