Job & Internship Board

JOB POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Position Company/Organization.       Location.             Date Submitted.     

Greenhouse Supervisor

Duke GardensDurham, NCFebruary 2021
Nursery AssistantNative Plant Trust
Nasami Farm Nursery
Whately, MAFebruary 2021/
Start Date: 3/22/2021
Production Management AssistantBrotzman's Nursery, Inc.Madison, OHJanuary 2021
Lead Greenhouse Manager UC DavisDavis, CaliforniaDecember 2020
Full-time, part-time and seasonal positionsMt. Cuba CenterHockessin, DEJanuary 2021
Teacher of Landscape Architecture Camden County Technical Schools New Jersey November 2020
Gardener (Collections) U.S. Botanic Garden Washington, DC 11/03/2020 to 11/24/2020
Director of Botanical Garden The Huntington San Marino, CA November 2020
Marketing and Communications Coordinator Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia (JASGP)
Greater Philadelphia
October 2020
Director of Agricultural Operations The Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station Ithaca, NY September 2020
Plant Trials Manager North Creek Nurseries Landenberg, PA September 2020
Grower Consultant Spring Meadow Nursery, Inc. Grand Haven, MI September 2020
Full-time Horticulturalist Oklahoma State University
Landscape Install Services
Stillwater, OK September 2020
Nursery Associate
Oglesby Plants International     Altha, FL August 2020
New Product Development Greenhouse Grower/Manager   Oglesby Plants International   Altha, FL August 2020
Laboratory Technician Oglesby Plants International Altha, FL August 2020

INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE

Company/Organization   Location Posted Information
Hort-Sense 2021 Horticultural Internship with Wayne MezittHopkinton, MA February 2021This internship is a unique opportunity for the right applicant to learn numerous aspects of horticulture with an experienced nurseryman managing his private 5+ acre trial/display gardens and plantings around his home: hands-on work with hundreds of trees, shrubs, perennials and fruiting plants that vary in age, features, condition and size. Mostly in-ground plantings, some more than 50 years in place, some plants growing in containers.
North Carolina State Mountain Crop Improvement LabMills River, NC January 2021We have a few summer internships available for students within green-industry 4-year institutions or recent graduates. Our internships focus on woody ornamental and bioenergy crop development and production.
Holden ArboretumKirtland, OH January 2021
Yew Dell GardensKY January 2021Yew Dell has 2 year-long horticulture apprenticeships. We'll be taking applications over the next month or so.
Native Plant TrustMA January 2021
  • Conservation Internships apply Jan. 31.
  • Native Plant Horticulture Internships at Garden in the Woods apply February.
  • Nasami Farm Nursery Internship apply Jan. 31
Raker Roberta'sLitchfield, MI January 2021Plant Production or Marketing internship 
Mount Auburn CemeteryCambridge, MA January 2021 Multiple internships: Greenhouse/Nursery Apprentice, Gardening, Plant Collections, Arborists
Midwest GroundcoversSt. Charles, IL January 2021 Internships can be customized to include students' particular area of interest through experience or through special projects.
Donald Pell GardensPhoenixville, PA January 2021 2021 Spring/summer paid internship (with options for regular employment), part time to full time. Full details here.
Pizzo Native Plant Nursery
Leland, IL January 2021 A flexible, paid internship program focusing on propagation and production of native prairie, wetland, and woodland plants. Great company culture and work environment.
Loma Vista Nursery, Inc.Ottowa, KS January 2021 Paid Internship. The application deadline is February 26, 2021. Intern selections will be determined on or before March 19, 2021.
Mount Cuba CenterHockessin, DE January 2021 Three (3) paid full-year positions for 2021–2022. (Housing not included this year and only full-year positions in 2021.) Available internships offered:
  • Environmental Education (New!)
  • Guest Experience
  • Natural Lands

Application deadline is March 1, 2021.

Spring Meadow NurseryGrand Haven, MI January 2021 Paid internships which typically run May-Aug./Sept. Goal for internship to lead to future employment for student. Full details here.
Scholarship: 1-year placement with Chanticleer and Great DixterWayne, PA East Sussex, UK October 2020 The Chanticleer USA Christopher Lloyd Scholarship was conceived in order to provide a gardener from the United States with a year-long, practical education in the traditional style of ornamental gardening as practised at two of the world’s most respected gardens, Great Dixter in East Sussex, England, and Chanticleer near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Glover Perennials Cutchogue, NY September 2020 The paid internship will be hands-on and focus on all aspects relating to growing plants.You will be exposed to all areas of nursery operation from propagation to finished products including potting, irrigation, shipping, and integrated pest management. Access to housing and transportation available.
Garden Club of America 2021 Hope Goddard Iselin Fellowship
September 2020 Fellowship will award up to $5,000 to a student currently enrolled in a graduate-level university program to study public horticulture in the United States. Application deadline February 1, 2021


OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

PositionDescriptionLocationDate Submitted
American Landscape InstitituteThe program combines on-the-job training with college classes at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC).Baltimore County, MDOngoing
Garden Club of AmericaScholarships with GCA. They offer fellowships and 29 merit-based scholarships for undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels (deadlines typically Jan. and Feb.) https://www.gcamerica.org/scholarships January 2021
Perennial Plant FoundationFive Scholarships for undergraduate students studying horticulture. Deadline April 19, 2021 January 2021
IPPS ER FoundationInternships Funding for Workers and Students – March 1 deadline:
The IPPS ER Foundation is proud to offer funds to support internship experiences related to nursery production, plant propagation, or plant collections for students or nursery and gardens employees with 5 years or less experience. Grants are for up to $1,000 to support travel, housing, wages, or educational expenses (such as a conference or specific training) to enhance their overall internship experience. Full Details. Apply here.
 January 2021
IPPS ER FoundationGrants to Support Undergrad Research February 1 Deadline

Research grants to support undergraduate research in the areas of nursery production and/or plant propagation. Grants are for $2,000 to support research and student wages. Proposal application formscan be completed and submitted online here.
 December 2020
IPPS ER
Foundation
Academic Scholarship, details available in March.  
IPPS ERThe IPPS Eastern Region provides scholarships to the Annual Conference. Details released with conference details.   




SUBMISSION OF JOB OPPORTUNITIES

  • Submit either: (1) URL link to a job posting on the company’s website (links to third party job posting sites will not be accepted) or (2) A PDF or MS Word document containing all pertinent information about the job. The company’s web page or the submitted file must contain the job title, job location (city, state/province, country), description, contact information, and all other pertinent information about the job.
  • Submit via email to the IPPS-Eastern Region Secretary/Treasurer, Stephanie Stockton (ippser@gmail.com).
  • Job opportunities will be posted for 60 days. Prior to the end of the 60 days, request for a 60-day extension may be made by email.

INFORMATION ABOUT JOB POSTINGS

  • Postings submitted to IPPS-Eastern Region are only accessible on Eastern Region’s Job Opportunities web page at this time.You can access the IPPS-Western Region job postings HERE.
  • Acceptance and removal of job postings is at the sole discretion of the IPPS Eastern Region Executive Committee.
  • The IPPS Eastern Region Job Opportunities web page acts as a free-of-charge job posting service only and makes no recommendations regarding potential employees or employers. IPPS Eastern Region makes no warranty about the information contained in the job postings. All hiring, scheduling, and compensation for posted jobs are handled directly between the potential employee and employer.