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Horticultural Intern (ID: 106386) for Summer 2018

Agency/Facility

P and R Long Island Park Comm

440 Montauk Highway
Great River , NY 11739

Division/Unit: OPRHP Bayard Cutting Arboretum SP

 

Web Site: www.bayardcuttingarboretum.com(New Window)

 

Proposal Information

Description:

Horticultural interns will receive practical, hands-on experience in all phases of ground maintenance, landscape design and enhancement of a diverse plant collection within the 691 acre Bayard Cutting Arboretum. A typical internship will rotate around the arboretum working 2 week rotations in each of the collections: Holly Collection, Perennial Garden, Woodland Garden, CSA Farm, Pinetum, Westbrook Walled Garden, Conifer Garden Special Projects, and General Grounds. General duties will include planting, pruning, and watering, weeding, mulching, collections management and garden renovation. This is a paid internship.

 

Skills:

Hands on Field Work

Design skills

Background in plant cultivation

 

Internship Areas: Agriculture, Environmental Conservation, Scientific Research

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 30 or more

Location: Suffolk

Number of Interns Needed: 7

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

Degree Concentrations: Agricultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Natural Science, Recreational Studies