Planterra provides three internships a year: Spring, Summer, and Fall. The horticultural intern assists with the day-to-day and ongoing care of plants at Planterra. The horticulture intern will work on a fixed, predetermined schedule for 20 hours a week for three months.
GOALS FOR HORTICULTURE INTERNS
- Acquire a foundation in gardening techniques, tropical plants, pest/disease control, and horticultural knowledge.
- Gain experience in teamwork, collaboration, and accountability.
- Become familiar with horticultural equipment and tools.
- Learn about horticulture career opportunities.
Anyone interested in a career in horticulture may apply, but strong preference will be given to those actively enrolled at a two or four-year University pursuing a degree in Horticulture Studies, Plant Science, Forester and Conservation Science, Landscape Design or a related field.