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Summer Internship– Horticulture
Category: Horticulture

University of Delaware Botanic Garden
Newark, DE

Posted: Friday, January 11, 2013


University of Delaware Botanic Garden Summer Internships:


Summer Internship– Horticulture

Apply by:                   1 March 2013 or until positions are filled

Duration:                    1 June 2013 to 31 August 2013

Compensation:           $10.50/hr

Contact:                      Dr. John Frett, Director

Telephone:  (302) 831-2531               Fax:  (302) 831-0605              E-mail:


Interns will spend the summer working in the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens with the garden staff learning garden maintenance skills and gaining experience in public horticulture. Students will work outside performing a wide variety of maintenance tasks, such as mowing, weed control, pruning, planting, etc.  Additionally, they will develop specialized skills such as curatorial work, detailed pruning and propagation. Students will take field trips to local public gardens to further their experience in public horticulture. Students are required to keep a weekly log of their activities and may enroll in PLSC 364 for (3 hr) internship credit. For additional information, please feel free to contact Dr. John Frett. To apply, please submit 1) a letter of interest including career goals, 2) a current resume, 3) three letters of references, and 4) transcript(s) to Dr. John Frett either in writing or via email.



Dr. John Frett

Department of Plant and Soil Sciences

University of Delaware

531 College Avenue

Newark, DE 19716-2170

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