Windmill Island Gardens is seeking person to fill Internship for the spring through summer to work with passion at our professional Gardens and Park with a Dutch heritage theme. We have over 30 acres of cultivated gardens, two greenhouses, many combination pots and hanging baskets and over 100 varieties of trees and shrubs. The intern will help maintain gardens working with staff and volunteers.
Applicant could start in April as we prep for spring opening. We will work with later start date and even part time. Prior experience with horticulture background preferred: some knowledge and interest in learning more about annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must be available to work both weekdays and occasional weekends. Interns must be available a minimum of 30-40 hours a week for 10 weeks, and are subject to a criminal background check and physical. The internship can be extended up to 6 months.
Applicants with some horticulture experience and at least a junior in their educational journey towards a horticulture degree preferred.