Summer Internship Opportunity at CANR Hop Yard

Dr. Erik Ervin in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences and Mike Popovich, Farm Manager, are looking to hire a CANR undergraduate to conduct a hops organic fertilizer trial as an UD Extension Scholar http://extension.udel.edu/blog/student-internship-with-university-of-delaware-ud-cooperative-extension/ and for an additional hourly wage. The Extension Scholar program runs from June 9 to August 14 and comes with a $4000 stipend. The student could also earn additional hourly wages ($12/hr) for hop yard maintenance starting in May and continuing into September.

Interested candidates should send a resume to Dr. Ervin eervin@udel.edu. He may then contact you to schedule an interview.

UDBG Summer Internships

The Parvis Family Summer Internship at the University of Delaware Botanic Gardens (UDBG) offers undergraduates, eager to learn about plants, the environment, their management, and horticulture, an opportunity to receive valuable hands-on learning experiences by working in the botanic gardens. The Parvis Family Summer Intern will work alongside UDBG horticulture staff and volunteers in all phases of public garden maintenance and development, receiving hands-on opportunities related to horticulture, public gardening and landscape design. The intern may also be involved in special projects such as accession records, garden inventories, plant signage, marketing, web site projects or photography. Training sessions, public educational programs, and field trips are also offered to help broaden the intern’s horticultural horizon.

The Lafferty Family Garden Internship Fund at UDBG offers an undergraduate student selected from applicants across the U.S. eager to learn about plants, the environment, their management, and horticulture. It is an opportunity to receive valuable hands-on learning experiences by working in the botanic. The Lafferty Family Garden Intern will work alongside UDBG horticulture staff and volunteers in all phases of public garden maintenance and development, receiving hands-on opportunities related to horticulture, public gardening and landscape design. The intern may also be involved in special projects such as accession records, garden inventories, plant signage, marketing, website projects, or photography. Training sessions, public educational programs, and field trips are also offered to help broaden the intern’s horticultural horizon.

Recipients of the endowed internships will receive unique opportunities to attend professional meetings, travel to nearby gardens or participate in special projects. Additionally, those who qualify, a housing assistance stipend of $1500 will be provided for those who qualify. Please contact Andrew Adams at aadamsud@udel.edu or 302-831-0909 if you have questions or wish to apply.

Summer Internship with the Delaware Forest Service

The Delaware Forest Service is hiring a summer intern. Don’t miss out on this valuable experience of continued hands-on learning about trees and forest health during the 16-week internship beginning May 15, 2019. Having experience in woody plant identification preferred. The ideal candidate will be able to work in both urban and rural forests and will have strong organizational skills and a solid work ethic. Send your resume and cover letter to:

Bill Seybold
Forest Health Specialist
Delaware Forest Service
2320 South DuPont Highway
Dover, DE  19901
302-698-4553
william.seybold@delaware.gov