This year-long horticultural learning opportunity provides hands-on mentoring in all aspects of garden maintenance and events management for our 60-acre arboretum.
Diverse work experiences will include design and installation of herbaceous gardens; management of native sites; inventory and mapping of our campus urban forest; managing invasive plants including aquatic, woody, and herbaceous plants; learning accession records management and preparing plant labels; coordinating educational and outreach events; working with volunteers; curating plant collections and green roof garden; mastering equipment operations; and much more! This is hands-on horticilture at its best!
Apply your knowledge learned in the classroom and gain real-world experience that will prepare you for a career in public horticulture.
Students who are interested need to submit a résumé and a 1-paragraph statement of intent (Why you want to work at Chadwick!) to Meredith Luikart firstname.lastname@example.org by January 20, 2017.
Students interested in applying to Chadwick and the College of Food Agricutlural and Environmental Sciences must complete the CFAES Scholarship Application Form by February 15, 2016.