Integrated Pest Management Intern
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Esteemed as the Green Heart of Pittsburgh and one of the world’s greenest public gardens, Phipps Conservatory is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.
Phipps is seeking an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Intern to assist in developing and coordinating Phipps’ IPM program in the Conservatory, production houses and outdoor gardens, including the newly installed Center for Sustainable Landscapes, with the goal of minimizing pesticide use while maintaining the health and beauty of all plants throughout the Phipps campus.
Essential duties and responsibilities will include:
Requirements include a B.S. degree in an applicable field with a strong background in entomology, plant pathology or ornamental horticulture; experience with research, experimental design or statistical analysis; and ability to acquire Pennsylvania pesticide applicator license within 2 months of hire.
Qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please.
For more information about Phipps, please visit our website: www.phipps.conservatory.org.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer.