2019 Lakeside Leadership Academy Horticulture Internship

Hiring Organization: Lakeside Chautauqua
Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Lakeside, OH
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019


2019 Lakeside Leadership Academy (LLA) Horticulture Internship

Lakeside Chautauqua, located on Lake Erie, halfway between Cleveland and Toledo, will select two horticulture interns for the 2019 summer season. Lakeside is a 640 acre historically significant community featuring facilities and gardens promotion recreation, arts, religion and education. With daily concerts, special events, lectures, shuffleboard, tennis, waterfront activities, cottages, hotels, shops and restaurants, Lakeside remains a year-round retreat for generations of families. On your days off, visit nearby Cedar Point, Put-In-Bay, Kelley’s Island, the Marblehead Lighthouse and other local attractions.

The Horticulture Internship is designed to offer a hands-on experience for an individual earning an associate or bachelor’s degree and a career in horticulture, gardening and landscape architecture/design.

The intern works closely with the Lakeside Chautauqua Horticultural Staff and is responsible for all phases of public gardens, design and care, including planting, weeding, watering and mulching. The intern will also be involved in special projects, including master grounds planning, garden and tree inventories and plant signage.

Essential Duties (plus other duties as assigned):

 Assist in the planting/development of The Memorial Garden at Chautauqua Park

 Install and maintain all garden and plant beds

 Assist in the design of all garden and plant beds

 Participate in all LLA activities, forums and gatherings

 Make an oral presentation to the Lakeside Chautauqua staff regarding summer internship experience

Compensation & Incentives:

Lakeside Chautauqua offers a competitive internship compensation package, which includes a $2,000 seasonal stipend, shared housing (rent, water, electric and cable/Internet included), Season Pass and Season Auto Pass to attend summer programming at Lakeside.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • 3 Professional references (name and contact info)

Please send materials and inquiries to internships@lakesideohio.com. Candidates will be interviewed early March with the selection by mid-March, early April. For more information, please click here.