The 21-week intern will assist the Plant Evaluation Program on a variety of projects including the field evaluation and the photographic documentation of a diversity of herbaceous and woody ornamental plants.
- Assist with the evaluation of plants in the Plant Evaluation Program by collecting and maintaining accurate data records.
- Assist in the photographic documentation of the ornamental plant research collection using a digital camera. Maintain the photographic slide database and catalog.
Student or graduate of a horticulture or related plant science program; knowledge of herbaceous and woody plants; digital photography experience; and computer database experience. It is important that the intern be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Start date is early May 2014 (flexible). This is a 21-week internship.
Come work in a setting that is like no other as you support our mission: We cultivate the power of plants to sustain and enrich life. Take the first step toward being one of the employees who make the Garden one of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Apply today.