Tower Hill Botanic Garden Internship

Location: Boylston, MA
Deadline: April 1, 2017

Tower Hill Botanic Garden, located in Boylston, MA, has six seasonal intern positions available in 2017.

These positions are open from April through September of 2017. Hours are 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Sunday through Thursday or Tuesday through Saturday.

DUTIES:  Interns will assist in the maintenance of diverse perennial, vegetable, woody ornamental and woodland gardens on 132 picturesque acres.  These include the Lawn Garden, Secret Garden, Cottage Garden, Vegetable Garden, Systematic Garden, accessible garden and conservatory plants, an orchard with 119 varieties of heirloom apples, a woodland garden, Wildlife Pond, and field and woodland trails.  Interns will gain valuable experience in a variety of horticultural techniques including planting, pruning, trail maintenance, weed identification and removal, watering and mowing

STIPEND/HOUSING:   Interns earn $11.00 per hour and are responsible for finding their own housing and transportation.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Preference will be given to students who have completed course work in horticulture, landscape design, botany, or related fields.  Experience with grounds maintenance equipment, including mowers, trimmers, rototillers, trucks and tractor is helpful but not mandatory.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications accepted until April 1, 2017

TO APPLY:
To request an application packet, call 508-869-6111, ext. 139, or e-mail sallen@towerhillbg.org<mailto:sallen@towerhillbg.org>

OR

Mail Inquiries to:
WORCESTER COUNTY HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
ATTENTION: HORTICULTURAL SECRETARY
11 FRENCH DRIVE
P.O. BOX 598
BOYLSTON, MA 01505-0598

OR

Please log on to their website www.towerhillbg.org<http://www.towerhillbg.org> for more information.