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Accepting Intern Applications

February 1 - March 15

Summer Internship – HORTICULTURE

Apply by:                   15 March 2019 or until positions are filled

Duration:                   May or June to late August 2019

Compensation:          $12.00/hr

Contact:                     Andrew Adams, Horticulture Manager

Telephone:  302-831-0909      E-mail: aadamsud@udel.edu

 

The UDBG has a minimum of four full time summer internships available for 2019. Students are expected to be highly motivated, hard working, dependable, and able to work in groups or independently. There is no required Horticulture experience necessary! Interns will spend the summer working in the gardens with the garden staff learning maintenance skills and gaining experience in public horticulture. Students will work outside performing a wide variety of maintenance tasks, such as mowing, weed control, pruning, planting, hardscape installation, etc.  Additionally, they will develop specialized skills such as curatorial work, detailed pruning, and propagation. Students will work individually and in groups to accomplish the goals set forth for the summer.  Students will take field trips to local public gardens to further their experience in public horticulture. For additional information, please feel free to contact Andrew Adams. To apply, please submit in writing or via email 1) a letter of interest including career goals, 2) a current resume, 3) three letters of references, and 4) transcript(s) to Andrew Adams.

 

 

Andrew Adams

Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

University of Delaware

531 College Avenue

Newark, DE 19716-2170

Details

Start:
February 1
End:
March 15
Website:
http://canr.udel.edu/udbg/events-education/internships/

Organizer

UDBG
Phone:
302-831-2531
Email:
botanicgardens@udel.edu
Website:
udel.edu