People who are looking for a job may be able to find carnival employment. Many job opportunities exist within a carnival. Carnival employment may be short term or long term depending on the job and the desire of the person being hired. Some short term carnival employment opportunities include setting up and breaking down the carnival. Ticket sales can also be carnival employment for long or short term. Long term carnival employment may include jobs such as running the rides or booths. Magicians or clowns are often offered carnival employment for long term job opportunities. A person wishing to find carnival employment should find a carnival with a good reputation to apply.