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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
Contact: Andrew Adams, Horticulture Manager
Telephone: 302-831-0909 E-mail: email@example.com
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.
Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Delaware
531 College Avenue
Newark, DE 19716-2170