Position Horticulture Intern Purpose and Development Opportunities Provide support to the Horticulture Department, while gaining hands on experience working in our diverse public gardens. Increase your plant knowledge of perennials, annuals, trees and shrubs. Develop an understanding of the role of a public garden and the work involved in maintaining one. Learn how to operate equipment used in garden maintenance. Assist with the propagation, planting, and care of plant material that occurs on Minnetrista"s campus. Participant will also complete an independent project based on individual interest and Minnetrista"s needs. Reporting Department Horticulture Department Reporting Supervisor and Training Provided By Horticulture Manager, Fulltime Gardening staff Length of Appointment 200 hours minimum, ideally beginning in August or September and ending in November or December. Time Commitment 20-40 hours per week preferred, other schedules may be considered Salary Stipend upon completion of an internship project, amount based on project scope and hours worked Essential duties and responsibilities – Accomplish an independent project – Learn and implement proper garden maintenance techniques – Adhere to all safety policies and procedures – Expand plant knowledge – Other duties may be assigned

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