2 Wholesale Nursery Internships

Location: Chicago, IL
Deadline: April 25, 2014

WHOLESALE NURSERY PAID INTERNSHIPS

Fiore Nursery and Landscape Supply is now offering 2 paid internship positions for the 2014 spring/summer season.

  • The internships will expose a student to the wholesale segment of the horticulture and landscape industry and give them a wide variety of hands-on industry experience.
    • Fieldwork
      • Field work might involve perennial maintenance, organization, presentation, inventory, receiving & reordering.
    • Officework

      • Office work might involve computer order entry, inventory updates, and handling specialized projects and requests.
    • Work with customers

      • Customer work might involve assisting and advising customers to identify the right plant or stone for their project, identifying plants and writing up field orders for final computer orders.
      • Our customers are primarily landscape contractors, landscape designers and landscape architects.
  • The ideal student has:

    • Skills,knowledge or interest in plant materials (woody trees and shrubs, conifers, perennials and annuals), natural stone and soils
    • Ability to properly water container plants
    • Ability to properly fertilize and deadhead plants

Fiore Nursery and Landscape Supply has been providing plants to wholesale customers for almost 100 years in the Chicago area. There are 2 locations: one on the near west side of Chicago and the other in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Each location will have a student intern.

If interested in this position please email a resume to Vicky Brice, at (management@cjfiore.com). We hope to fill these positions before the 2014 season gets underway, starting as soon as possible after semesters end.