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Horticultural Intern (ID: 109191) for Spring 2023


P and R Long Island Park Comm

1395 Planting Fields Rd
Oyster Bay , NY 11771
E-Mail: albany.employment@parks.ny.gov
Phone: (518) 474-0453

Division/Unit: Planting Fields Arboretum


Web Site: parks.ny.gov(New Window)


Proposal Information


Horticultural interns will work with a diverse group of professionals on various garden projects including planting, pruning, landscape design, removal of invasive species, greenhouse care, plant propagation, plant labelling, etc. On-the-job training will be available and weekly field trips to other gardens as well as in-class and field training will be available.

Hours: 20-40 hours per week
Pay: $17. 43/hr. plus dormitory housing if candidate qualifies for on site housing



Invasive Species Management

Plant Identification and Labeling

Greenhouse Care

Landscape Design

Plant Propagation


Internship Areas: Agriculture, Environmental Conservation

Logistical Information

Payment? Paid

Number of Hours: 20 - 30

Location: Nassau

Number of Interns Needed: 1

Desired Candidate Profile

Preferred Standing Junior

Minimum Standing: Sophomore

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