The UVM Horticulture Research Center and The Friends of the Horticulture Farm are seeking two individuals for summer Internship positions offered during the 2013 season; one full-time and one part-time. Applicants will be responsible for care of the plant collections at the UVM Horticulture Research Center (Hort Farm). This will include weeding, pruning, mowing, watering, labeling, updating maps, and removing invasive plants.
Applicants should also be available to give guided tours of the various collections of the Hort Farm and work with volunteers from the Friends of the Hort Farm and the Vermont Master Gardener Program. Applicants must be willing to work a non-traditional work week (Tuesday – Saturday) as to allow contact with the Friends’ Plant Collection Curators and other volunteers. Work conditions are not always dry and sunny. Appropriate rain gear, work boots, gloves, and clothing are required. Applicants will also be asked to assist with various workshops and other scheduled events that are sponsored by the Friends (see our 2013 Calendar of events on the FHF website). Reliable transportation to UVM Horticulture Research Center is required (5 miles south of UVM main campus). Starting wage is $10.00/hour. Applicants are expected to be prompt, professional, and accountable for all work related efforts.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Mills at 802.310.3152. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Jennifer Mills at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 9, 2013.