Vermont. Cut fresh flower operation.
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.
Oregon. Cut and dried flower operation. Excellent opportunity to learn about the business of specialized cut flowers.
Green Circle Growers Internship Porgram
Oberlin, Ohio. Working with growers, interns will gain knowledge about automated plant watering systems, insect scouting and recording, soft chemical applications, and plant rotations. 16-week spring or fall internship program and 10-week summer program. Housing provided. Apply only at http://www.greencirclegrowers.com/opportunities
Long Island, NY. Large greenhouse operation featuring bedding plants, perennials. Excellent opportunity to learn about greenhouse management.
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.
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
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.
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