McKenna Foundation Summer Landscape Internship

Hiring Organization: Fallingwater
Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Mill Run, PA
Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Fallingwater Summer Landscape Internship

Hiring Organization: Fallingwater
Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Mill Run, Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: March 15, 2019

Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, seeks applications for the McKenna Foundation summer landscape internship.

The landscape interns are responsible for the design and installation of a project defined by the Operations Department for the Fallingwater grounds. The interns will work as a team to implement the approved design/build project. Cyclical maintenance of the Fallingwater landscape will also be part of daily responsibilities. The interns work under the direct supervision of the Horticulture Specialist and the Director of Operations. Dr. George Longenecker, Professor Emeritus at West Virginia University, will provide guidance on a weekly basis throughout the summer.

This position has a ten week duration, beginning in late May and ending in early August.

Qualifications

  • Enrollment in a masters program or undergraduate program in Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Landscape Contracting or related fields of study.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and CAD or other drafting software.
  • Applicants must have the ability to perform strenuous outdoor landscaping tasks in a variety of weather conditions.

Compensation

  • This internship pays an hourly wage of $10 and includes free on-site housing. Interns are responsible to provide their own food, linens, laundry supplies and incidentals.

How to Apply

  • To apply, email the following items as PDF files to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Landscape Intern in the subject line.
    • Cover letter
    • Resume
    • Two letters of recommendation (employer or professor).
  • Application deadline: March 15, 2019
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