LANDSCAPE ENHANCEMENT INTERN
Commercial Landscape Company is seeking a Landscape Enhancement Design Intern for the summer of 2013 in the Seattle area. We would like to find an intern that
is able to assist our Enhancement Manager in generating proposals and landscape
designs. We are looking for someone with knowledge of Microsoft Office Products,
well organized, and punctual. The position will be flexible to work with schooling schedule. We are looking for someone anywhere from 20-40hrs per week.
We are a drug free company. WDL required
Wages are D.O.E
Please email resume to BruceS@earthworkslsi.com
or fax 425-493-1715.
Any questions please call 425-493-1100 and ask for Bruce or Danielle.
Summer Internship at Go Natives! Nursery, Shoreline WA
Contact Don Norman: firstname.lastname@example.org
Go Natives! is looking for a summer intern to learn more about the operation of a native plant nursery. Go Natives! is a small retail nursery in Shoreline, WA. GN! offers about 150 native species and is involved in many community based projects related to restoration.
In exchange for assisting nursery staff with watering during the summer, lodging will be provided in a 1919 cottage on the grounds in the Richmond Beach suburbs.
Lodging will be available starting the end of May until the end of August. This is the perfect addition to a summer job in the area.
You can learn about propagation and soil mixtures for keeping plants alive in pots while enjoying the half-acre permaculture garden.
There are 2.5 other persons at the house, so the housing situation is
shared. The available room is furnished and has a very small (literally) bath.
Because several of the staff will be off for varying times during the summer, watering plants and dealing with the unpredictable heat in Seattle (it does come but when is a mystery). The intern will be expected to coordinate with the staff to assist with such tasks as directed, and work is expected to be about 30 hours a month, typically spread out over the month. Days start early and last late enough to allow watering within the confines of a day job.
Possible projects for the summer include working on the raspberries, apples, and other fruit and nut trees. Nursery projects may include rain garden construction, a gray-water planning project, and planning for a bog.
Please send a resume and your summer situation to Don at the email above.
RHODODENDRON SPECIES BOTANICAL GARDEN
The Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden (RSBG) Internship Program is designed to provide practical hands-on experience in the following areas of interest: garden maintenance & renovation, propagation, nursery management, and retail management.
Botanical Garden & Nursery Internship
One full-time position available in 2013 for up to 6 months - Spring through Fall 2013
Schedule to be negotiated. Some weekend work required.
Garden Management: Learn how to care for a world-class botanical garden, including proper pruning and planting techniques, landscape design, weed control, renovation, irrigation, and plant identification.
Nursery Management: Gain valuable experience in the operation and maintenance of a highly specialized nursery with emphasis on propagation techniques. Learn propagation methods including grafting, cuttings, seed sowing and hand pollination as well as greenhouse operation, transplanting, inventory control, data entry and plant identification. Detail oriented and mechanical ability or aptitude helpful.
Retail Management Internship
One 8-week position available Spring 2013
Part-time (24 hours/week – Schedule can be negotiated; however, at least one day must be on the weekend – prefer both weekend days, if possible)
Learn how to manage the RSBG Plant Sales Pavilion including pricing, displaying plant material, maintaining and stocking sales facility, creating labels and signage, supervising volunteer assistants and customer service. Enthusiastic self-starter sought.
The above two internships could possibly be combined.
The RSBG is a 22 acre garden featuring one of the largest collections of Rhododendron species in the world. At least 6,000 forms of over 500 species are displayed in a natural woodland setting. Additional plant collections include ferns, maples, heathers, bamboo, alpines and the Rutherford Conservatory. Special features include the Victorian Stumpery, the Alpine Garden, Pond Garden, Hardy Fern display garden and Meconopsis Meadow. The garden is located in Federal Way near I-5 and Highway 18. The garden is supported by the Rhododendron Species Foundation (RSF), an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the study, cultivation, display and distribution of Rhododendron species. The RSF is internationally recognized as a leader in Rhododendron conservation. To find out more about our organization, please visit our web site at www.rhodygarden.org
To apply, please contact Steve Hootman at (253) 838-4646 or email@example.com
Seattle Seed Company – P.O. Box 22395 – Seattle, WA 98122Marketing Intern
Seattle Seed Company - Greater Seattle Area Job Description
Seeking an energetic and flexible intern for help during our busy season. Approx 20 hrs/week, and we offer a flexible schedule for those in school or with other jobs. Work can start immediately and would likely go through March, with the possibility of
extending into summer if mutually agreed.
Ideal candidate would be interested in organic horticulture/gardening and also have some sales experience.
• Daily tasks like packing seeds, organizing, packaging and shipping orders.
• Help us expand into more retail locations in the greater Seattle area.
• Website/eCommerce help and customer service.
• Working in the test gardens. Planting, caring for and harvesting vegetables.
• Attend festivals/events with owner and help at our booth with sales and outreach. Often falls on weekends. We only do these a few times a year and schedule is known far in advance. Desired Skills & Experience
• A strong interest in organic lifestyle, vegetables, healthy eating, gardening and sustainability.
• An interest in PR/marketing and social networking is a huge bonus because we
are primarily eCommerce.
• Computer (Mac) knowledge and Google Docs
• Attention to detail and cleanliness when working with organic seeds.
• Professionalism with clients and vendors.
• Fun and easy-going. Company Description
At Seattle Seed Company, we are dedicated to offering organic, heirloom and always non-GMO seeds in an effort to promote the general health and sustainability of our communities. The benefits of choosing to grow and consume organic products don’t
end with good nutrition and health, but have a global impact, which is a message we are passionate about spreading. As a strong proponent of supporting local communities and preserving the environment, Seattle Seed Company encourages people to buy locally and to grow their own food when possible. Seattle Seed Co. was founded in March 2010 and is a family-owned and operated business. Additional Information
Type: Temporary (peak-season)
Functions: PR, Marketing, Sales, General Office
Industries: Consumer Goods, Organic
Compensation: $10/hrPlease send inquiries and applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Get Involved with Environmental Education & Sustainable Agriculture!
Volunteer & Intern Opportunities with Seattle Tilth
Seattle Tilth volunteers gain work experience in nonprofit organization, education, volunteer coordination, garden and farm stewardship and more. They have fun working in the community and contribute greatly to Seattle Tilth. Visit our website to learn more.
Title: Grounds Intern
State: WA Description
The position of Grounds Intern is responsible for assisting with the general upkeep of Chateau Ste. Michelle grounds, ensuring that the environment provides an overall exceptional guest experience. This is a temporary part time position, approximately 8-20 hours weekly, June-October. Essential Functions:
• Vineyard maintenance
• Planting assistance, and plant health care maintenance, weed control
• Support summer concerts with pot maintenance and watering
• Pick up debris on grounds
• Maintain cleanliness of ponds
• Mulch, sand, rock, pavestone or flagstone installation
• Watering plants where irrigation is not present
• Painting touch up, minor repair
• Mole control assistance
• Fill in for Maintenance with garbage/recycling as needed.
• Outdoor/indoor work conditions
Requirements Physical Requirements:
• Ability to perform assigned duties and responsibilities which may include walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, and/or stooping.
• Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
• Ability to operate a golf cart.Qualifications:
• Ability to take and follow direction
• Horticultural/plant knowledge
• Achieving or completion of a college/technical degree in a relevant field strongly preferred
• Must have a current valid driver’s license
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.
Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department at email@example.com or (425) 488-1133. Apply On-line Send This Job to a Friend
Seattle Tilth’s GardenHotline Outreach and Information Intern
Job Description Brief Position Description
Provide support to the Garden Hotline educators for their outreach events and conduct the inventory and assist with maintenance of our internal WIKI information database.Brief Description of the Program
The Garden Hotline’s mission is to educate the public on ways to reduce waste, conserve water and other natural resources and minimize the use of chemicals. We offer individualized solutions to garden problems that are practical, safe, effective and natural. We are funded by Seattle Public Utilities, the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County and the Saving Water Partnership. Compensation:
This is an unpaid internship, but can be done for school credit. Time Commitment:
The minimum commitment is 6 hours per week for 5 months with flexible scheduling. Work Site:
Work takes place at our office in room 100 of the Good ShepherdCenter at 4649
Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98103. Supervisor:
Garden Hotline Program Coordinator Training Requirements:
Participate in Seattle Tilthvolunteer orientation.
Learn about administrative systems of Seattle Tilth before working independently on projects. Learn about outreach needs the WIKI database before working independently. Responsibilities
§ Meet with supervisor on a regular basis to determine work goals and evaluate
§ Organize and prepare outreach supplies for events
§ Create and prepare outreach materials for use in the field; could include laminating
signs, developing educational poster boards and stuffing mailers with educational materials.
§ Inventory and catalog our WIKI database
§ Assist with updating information as needed and assigned
§ Complete tasks as assigned by supervisorRequired Qualifications:
§ Excellent organization and communication skills.
§ Excellent written communication skills.
§ Previous experience working with WIKI sites a plus.
§ Proficiency with email, internet and Microsoft applications including Word and Excel.
§ Ability to follow direction, be self-directed and also work well as a member of a team.
§ Enthusiasm for the mission of Seattle Tilth.
§ A strong interest in non-profit work and community service.
§ Available weekdays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Benefits
§ Gain non-profit organization, administrative and educational program experience.
§ Develop professional contacts with Seattle Tilth staff and volunteers.
§ Contribute to the organic gardening, local food, educational and environmental
§ Enjoy working with a team and accomplishing common goals. Important Dates and Deadlines for the Outreach & Wiki Internship
§ 5 month internship
§ April 27th – October 1st, 2012
§ Applications due May 4, 2012
Please fill out an application on our website: http://seattletilth.org/get-involved/volunteer/internships
and email an introduction and resume to the Garden Hotline program coordinator, Laura Matter at firstname.lastname@example.org
. About Seattle Tilth
Seattle Tilth is a nationally recognized non-profit educational organization dedicated to inspiring and educating people to grow food organically, conserve natural resources, and support local food systems in order to cultivate a healthy urban environment and community. Our programs include community learning gardens, youth garden programming, small farm business development training, our volunteer programs,
classes and workshops, events, a children’s garden program, the Master Composter
program and the Garden Hotline. www.seattletilth.org
Organization Name :
Tavon Center Work Schedule:
flexible Hours per Week:
Lunch on siteJob Description:
Tavon Center, a day program for young adults with disabilities, seeks a hard working, reliable, and compassionate intern to join our gardening team. With a focus on horticultural therapy, Tavon Center provides vocational skill development, stimulating activities, and a sense of community in a comfortable, home-like environment. As an intern at Tavon, you will help staff create and maintain approximately 2,000 square feet of vegetable beds as well as a number of flower beds.
Read more about Tavon Center at: www.tavoncenter.org
We would really like to find someone who already has some basic gardening skills. However, if you are super excited about working with us and don’t have experience gardening, send us an email and maybe we can work something out. We are willing to work with you to create projects that meet your individual needs, as well as complete any necessary documentation. Qualifications Required:
-Gardening and landscape activities such as: vegetable planting and harvesting, weeding, watering, transplanting, compost turning
-CSA and Farmer’s Market preparation
-Other homestead chores as they arise (feeding animals, cleaning tools, making minor repairs, etc.)
-Ability to complete tasks with limited supervision required.
-Must have a willingness to have fun and try new things. Application Instructions:
If this sounds like a good fit for you, please write a paragraph about your experience or interest in working with adults with disabilities as well as the specific gardening skills you have to offer (tasks you can complete completely unsupervised) and the days/times you would be available to work. Also include an applicable resume Contact Information
24017 SE Black Nugget
Issaquah, WA 98029
email@example.com Website: www.tavoncenter.org
One Year Internship
In one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier gardens
A one-year internship is available at the Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden. The position is available starting about the 1st of July with some flexibility to accommodate
applicants’ schedules. The position is focused on garden maintenance and it is essential
that candidates be prepared for rigorous physical labor and work in inclement weather.
Tasks include watering, weeding, leaf raking, planting, pruning, and propagation. There
will also be an opportunity to learn the plant accession database.
The Miller Garden is a three-acre garden with an exceptional collection of woody and
herbaceous plants. The facilities include a small greenhouse, an alpine house, cold frames, a lath house and a small nursery to support garden operations. We are open to the public by appointment only.
We are a very small staff so it is imperative that candidates have a positive attitude and
an excellent work ethic. Horticulture or related education is preferred. Priority is given to applicants currently in school or recently graduated.
The position will last one year from the start date and is funded for 20 hours per week with a wage of $10.00 per hour. Some weekend work is required.
The E. C. Miller Botanical Garden is an equal opportunity employer.
Please send resume with cover letter and references by April 30 to:
Holly Zipp, Head Gardener
Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden
PO Box 77377
Seattle, WA 98177
T 206-362-8612, F 206-362-4136
Check out our web-sites at ….www.millergarden.org
Exciting Internship Opportunity
Spend a Summer in the Pacific NW with BRICKMAN!
Looking to spend this summer getting paid to work outside in an innovative, fast-paced and exciting work environment? If so, come spend it with BRICKMAN, one of the nation’s leading commercial landscaping companies!
We are seeking enthusiastic, motivated, talented and eager interns to spend the summer in the Seattle or Portland immersed in one of our landscape maintenance branch teams. Students will spend ten weeks working in the field learning our business from the “ground up” while gaining exposure to all areas of business operations of the branch and division. You will have the opportunity to learn about landscape maintenance & installation, design& bidding enhancements, horticultural practices, irrigation, production planning, safety procedures, new business development, client relations, staff development and administrative & financial management.
Our internships are designed for college students completing their Junior or Senior year from all fields of study with an interest in working outdoors and pursuing a career in landscape management. The main requirement is a sincere desire to learn while working hard and having fun rolling up your sleeves and getting dirty!
Our goal is to hire our Interns as full-time employees after graduation or completion of the internship. Come join an industry leader for the summer and stay for a career!
If interested, please contact:
13506 NE 72nd Ave
Vancouver, WA 98686 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.brickmangroup.com
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