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Education and Curatorial Intern
Category: Education


Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Vail, CO

Posted: Thursday, December 6, 2012

 

Located at an altitude of 8,200 feet, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens specializes in alpine plants and native mountain perennials. There are three acres of cultivated gardens surrounded by parkland near Vail Village and at the base of Vail Mountain in Colorado's Gore Range.

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens summer internships are full-time (40 hours per week) for twelve weeks,  June to August. One position is available in each of the following categories:

 

EDUCATION & CURATORIAL INTERN

 

Education intern will work with garden staff on creating and organizing educational opportunities for public such as weekly childrens garden programs, 3rd grade butterfly launch, A Let's Move! vegetable garden, and horticulture therapy programs. Intern will also gain experience on curatorial projects such as identification and documentation of plants in collection using BG-Base software.

 

 

For more info please include a link to our website http://bettyfordalpinegardens.org/internopp.php

 

Contact, Application and Compensation Information

 

Required Application:

Application (printable), Résumé and 3 references

Contacts:

Nick Courtens, Head Gardener

Telephone:

970-476-0103 ext. 5

Email:

nick@bettyfordalpinegardens.org 

Address:

183 Gore Creek Drive Suite #7 
Vail, CO 81657

Apply by:

February 18, 2013

Compensation:

$9.00/hour 
The Gardens will assist with affordable housing in Vail

 

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