Date Posted: September 3, 2021
Deadline: March 4, 2022
Organization: Longwood Gardens
City: Kennett Square, PA
Website: View Website
Job Type: Full Time
Wages/Salary: Benefits Free furnished housing on the grounds of Longwood Gardens. Further details of the houses are below. This is a taxable benefit; all utilities are included except cable television. Students can purchase cable television and pay for it individually if desired. All houses on The Row have central air conditioning. Interns receive a taxable stipend of $11.33 per hour, with a typical work week of 40 hours. Weekly learning activities, including field trips, hands-on workshops, and lectures.
The Nursery Production Intern learns propagation, potting, labeling, record-keeping, pruning, and transplanting techniques through involvement with the day-to-day operation of Longwood’s nursery.
The intern prunes, maintains, and evaluates woody and herbaceous plant material and conducts general maintenance including weeding and mulching. Additionally, the student prepares trees and shrubs for transport and installation in the display gardens by hand digging, ball-and-burlapping, or using a tree spade. The intern will also assist with labeling plants and record-keeping. The ability to lift 50 lbs, willingness to work in adverse weather conditions, willingness to work independently, and a valid driver’s license are required.
This is a 3- or 12-month internship. Apply by February 1 for a spring start date.
1001 Longwood Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.