Public Garden Career Center - View Internship
Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha’s Botanical Center, is a young and growing public garden located on a 100-acre site overlooking the Missouri River Valley. Visit www.lauritzengardens.org for more information about the indoor and outdoor displays. Internships at Lauritzen Gardens offer exciting opportunities for students to be closely involved with the challenges and rewards of working in a young public garden with a fast-paced atmosphere. Horticulture internships are available to current college students and individuals who have graduated within the last year. Students may receive academic credit through their institutions.
Number available: 1
Duration: 3 to 4 months, starting in May
Compensation: $8.25 per hour
Contact: Brian Kutsch, Director of Education
Education interns will assist with education programming at the garden including school tours, youth enrichment programs, day camps, adult tours, festivals, special events and garden interpretation. Interns must possess enthusiasm, flexibility, love of the outdoors and the capacity to work with a wide range of people.
Please send a list of three references, one letter of recommendation, a resume and a letter of introduction describing career goals, horticulture and education interests, and reasons for seeking an internship position to the appropriate director at:
Director of Human Resources
100 Bancroft Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68108
All materials must be received by March 31, 2014 to be considered for a summer 2014 internship.
Lauritzen Gardens ~ 100 Bancroft St. ~ Omaha, NE 68108