Internships

BOT 4941 Arboretum Garden Internships

Garden Internships are offered in Spring, Summer, and Fall.  These internships provides students with an opportunity to acquire basic plant knowledge by working in our organic community garden, greenhouse and propagation house. Learning objectives include introductory plant biology, plant propagation, soil fertility, and seasonal planting and crop rotation.  Additionally, students develop leadership and communication skills, including team-building and educational outreach by leading volunteer shifts, and assisting with Arboretum community outreach events.

BSC 4941 Arboretum Project-based Internships

Project-based Internships are offered in Spring, Summer, and Fall. These internships are semester-long experiential learning projects synthesizing information, and producing a creative product of value to the institution/general public. Examples include using graphic design to create an informational booklet or pamphlet for the public, researching and writing grant proposals for program activities, and using GIS technology to create Arboretum trail maps and other GIS products.  Projects may extend beyond one semester depending on their scope.

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