Horticulture Internship

Organization: Northwest Trek Wildlife Park of Metro Parks Tacoma (AZA Member)
Location: Eatonville, WA, United States
Job or Internship: Internship

Under the direction of the Horticulturist/Arborist Specialist, interns will conduct a wide variety of activities that may include but are not limited to native habitat restoration, native garden planting and upkeep, invasive species removal, native plant propagation, floristic field surveys, wetland mitigation work and other horticulture projects. Interns may also have opportunities to lead small volunteer groups on restoration activities. This internship is available year round and is open to college students.

Course work in horticulture, forestry, and/or botany is strongly recommended. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and must be available to work both weekdays and weekends. Interns must be available a minimum of 24 hours a week for 12 weeks, and are subject to a Washington State criminal background check. The internship can be extended up to 6 months. This position is unpaid, but there are onsite housing opportunities.

Apply online at www.nwtrek.org

Interested students should inquire to: Dan Belting, Education Curator, Northwest Trek 11610 Trek Drive East Eatonville WA 98328, 360-832-7162, dan.belting@nwtrek.org or apply online at www.nwtrek.org