Students are required to locate their own place of employment. Employers who have expressed interest in hiring interns can be found in the intern job-posting notebook found in Howlett 240B.Regina Vann-Hickok will also gladly assist in finding a suitable potential employer. Students seeking a suitable internship should complete a resume and cover letter, and then contact employers with a request for a personal interview. Again, assistance from Regina Vann-Hickok is available. Make an appointment…she is more than happy to help with contacts, resumes, cover letters, and interviewing tips.
The student, the employer, and the Student Services Coordinator (Regina Vann-Hickok) sign a “Statement of Understanding” prior to the commencement of employment. This is non-binding agreement, which outlines the job responsibilities of the intern, the rate of pay, the start and stop dates for employment, etc. This agreement helps the department, the student, and employer fully understand that an internship is more than a seasonal job…the intern should have a variety of job experiences, a mentoring nurturing relationship with management, and the best possible experience to help in his/her preparation for full-time employment in the Green Industry.
International Internships: Students have an opportunity to intern abroad in England, Ireland or Australia. In conjunction with the Ohio Program, faculty in HCS help students find placements at venues like championships golf courses and sports stadiums. Contact Mike O'Keeffe for more information on international internships.