The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, a 166-acre premier public garden in Philadelphia, has openings for 9 year-long interns.
Positions are open in education, urban forestry, plant protection, plant propagation, arboriculture, botany, natural lands, horticulture and the rose and flower garden. For details go to www.morrisarboretum.org, Click on “Education” and “Internships.”
Interns work under direction of dept. supervisor; seminars and practical sessions to help interns develop professionally are held weekly. Interns receive academic credit at Penn. Salary: $10.60 per hour plus health, dental & tuition benefits, four weeks paid vacation. Positions start June 17, 2013.
Qualifications: background in horticulture, biology, botany, landscape design, or education. Send letter of intent, resume, transcripts, and three letters of ref. by February 15, 2013 to: Internship Program, Morris Arboretum, 100 E. Northwestern Ave, Phila., PA 19118 (215)247-5777, ext. 156; email@example.com