Horticulture Intern

Student Conservation Association

Milford , Pennsylvania

Your responsibilities will include: planting, preparing and maintaining flower beds, maintaining woody ornamentals and trees, and maintaining groomed lawns, (80%); assisting with design, layout and preparation of horticultural exhibits and interpretive programs for special events, (15%); researching and reviewing historic documents and photographs as related to garden restoration,(5%).

Location Description
Grey Towers, at the foot of the Pocono Mountains, overlooks the town of Milford, Pennsylvania and the Delaware River Valley. Near the Tri-State region of NY-NJ-PA, it is in close proximity to New York City.

Training Provided
Possible, First Aid/CPR. Defensive Driving. Pruning/planting training

Education, Training & Skills Expected

  • Biology: some coursework or experience
  • Forestry: degree minor or extensive experience
  • Earth Sciences: degree minor or extensive experience
  • Resource Management: degree minor or extensive experience