Horticulture Internship

Hiring Organization: Tower Hill Botanical Garden
Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Boylston, MA
Application Deadline: April 1, 2019

Tower Hill Botanical Garden, located in Boylston, MA, is offering horticulture internships for 2019.  These three-month positions are available between April and September.  Attached you will find a flyer with information regarding this unique opportunity in their garden this summer.

DUTIES: 

  1. Interns will gain valuable hands-on experience wit a variety of horticultural techniques including planting, pruning, grounds maintenance, weed identification and management
  2. Interns will assist in the ecological maintenance of diverse perennial, vegetable, woody ornamental, and woodland gardens
  3. 3) In addition to experiential learning, interns will participate in several field trips to other local public gardens and arboreta and complete a project that suits both the garden's needs and the individual student's career goals. 

HOURS/SALARY: 

40 hrs./wk. (at least one weekend day per week is required); $12/hr.

HOUSING/TRANSPORATION: 

Interns are responsible for finding their own housing and transportation.

REQUIREMENTS: 

Preferences will be given to students who have completed course work in horticulture, landscape design, botany, or related fields. Experiences with grounds maintenance equipment, including mowers, trimmers, rototillers, trucks, and tractors is helpful but not mandatory.

TO APPLY: 

Application packet must consist of a resume and a cover letter with “2019 Horticulture Internship” as the subject line.

 

E-mail Application Packet To: 

Worcester County Horticultural Society

Attn:  Horticulture Admin. Assistant

Tower Hill Botanical Garden

11 French Dr.

P. O. Box 598

Boylston, MA 015050598

E-mail:  ddoucette@towerhillbg.org

For more information, please click here.

DEADLINE: 

April 1, 2019

 

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