The following internships are currently available
Green Animals Topiary Garden - Portsmouth, RI
Participate in daily maintenance, plantings, and cultivation of property including lawns, gardens, trees, shrubs, walkways, and driving areas.
Operate hand or machine powered trimming equipment. May be assigned special or priority groundskeeping projects as conditions warrant.
Paid, part-time, 24 hours per week for 12 weeks. Schedule is arranged with site supervisor. Monday through Friday, between 7:00 am and 3:30 pm. Working Special events may require occasional attendance on weekends, evenings, and/or holidays.
Intern will work alongside the site Horticulturist performing hands-on care and management of the diverse and historic landscape. The learning component of the internship focuses on historic garden preservation and adaptive use.
Enrolled in the study of horticulture, botany, plant sciences, or other related field
Minimum 2 years experience in horticulture field or courses of study
Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
Ability to maintain flexible behavior and approach towards assignments and successfully operate under occasional ambiguous guidelines
Ability to maintain organization in a changing environment
Must possess a valid Driver’s License with clean driving record