|Position Type||Temporary Staff (SHRA)|
|Job Title||Horticulture Intern (NCBG)|
|Department Name||NC Botanical Garden - 525000|
|Position Posting Category||Other|
|If part-time, how many hours per week?||40|
|Work Schedule|| |
Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm, lunch break 12-1pm
|Proposed Start Date||05/06/2019|
|Estimated Duration of Appointment||3 months or less|
|Posting Open Date||02/12/2019|
|Posting Close Date||03/04/2019|
|Description of Work|| |
The primary focus of this internship is on garden maintenance but other regular activities include plant propagation and care for plants in our nursery and greenhouse. Occasional activities include seed collection and processing and invasive exotics removal. Summer interns work in our habitat gardens focusing on southeastern native plants and a variety of display gardens including carnivorous and aquatic plant collections, an herb garden and garden of flowering plant families. This is a great opportunity to become familiar with the flora of the southeastern U.S. and learn sustainable horticultural methods.
|Education and Experience|| |
|Special Physical and Mental Requirements|| |
The ability and desire to perform physical labor out of doors in summer conditions is necessary. Must be able to safely lift or move items weighing up to 40 lbs with or without reasonable accommodations.
|Equal Opportunity Employer Statement|| |
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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