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Greenhouse Internships

Sunbelt Greenhouses

Douglas, Georgia. Large wholesale greenhouse, rooting station for Ball Seed and Fischer USA. Intern will focus on rooting young plants, growing plugs, working thru a production cycle of spring bedding, and poinsettias. Dec. - June with flexibility on starting and ending date. Every other weekend required. Will assist in locating housing and provide light moving. $10/hr. plus overtime. Contact Kevin Keoppler 912-384-3806 or e-mail Kevin@sunbeltgreenhouses.com

Stacy Greenhouse Internship

Flexible start date. Minimal duration: ten weeks, competitive compensation, housing allowance, Intern will learn basic hands-on knowledge of sales & marketing, shipping, loading, production, pesticide application, propagation, irrigation, and retail garden center operation. 803-628-5100.

Natural Beauty of Florida

Apopka, FL. Housing arranged at minimal cost. Available from January 3 through April. Seeding technology, germination, plug production, crop movement, space utilization, shipping technology, foliage production, sales and marketing, quality control, disease and pest control. Send application by November 30 to Personnel Department, Natural Beauty of Florida, P.O. Box 2043, Apopka, FL 32704-2043. 407-886-1611

Oglevee Products Inc.

McDonough, GA. Two internships for Spring and Summer semesters. Propagation of geraniums, begonias, streptocarpus, poinsettias. Help student find housing. Oglevee Products Inc., 384 Rosser Road, McDonough, GA 30253. 404-957-1239

Speedling Incorporated

Sun City, FL. Growing vegetable and ornamental seedlings. Five internships available. Early December until end of May. Some meals and housing assistance provided. May evolve into full-time at this or other locations. Clark F. Mayer, Speedling, Inc., P.O. Box 7220, Sun City, FL 33586-7220. 813-645-9452

Mosmiller Scholar Program

American Floral Endowment. Wage plus $2,000 grant upon completion of 10-16 week program with cooperating employer. 500-word report required. Deadline: May 1 or November 1. Send application form (available in department), transcript, and faculty letter of recommendation to American Floral Endowment, 1601 Duke Street,
Alexandria, VA  22314, (703) 838-5211, Fax: (703) 838-5212, www.endowment.org.

Ivy Acres

Long Island, NY. Large greenhouse operation featuring bedding plants, perennials. Excellent opportunity to learn about greenhouse management.

Flora Pacifica

Oregon. Cut and dried flower operation. Excellent opportunity to learn about the business of specialized cut flowers.

Bocklebock Farm

Vermont. Cut fresh flower operation.

Colorado Cuttings

Colorado. Greenhouse operation for production of annual and perennial cuttings.

Cook's Flower Farm

Georgia. Cut flower operation. Terrific opportunity to learn about the Georgia market.