Integrated Pest Management Intern

LONGWOOD GARDENS
PO BOX 501
KENNETT SQUARE, PA 19348

Position is PaidPosition is an Internship
LONGWOOD GARDENS

The IPM Intern gains practical experience by assisting the IPM Coordinator in scouting for and diagnosing pest problems throughout the gardens, indoors and outdoors. The intern performs applied research projects, designs and implements pest sampling and monitoring programs, and develops lectures and displays concerning IPM. Interns learn about the array of beneficial insect releases, cultural control methods, and "least-toxic" chemical controls often utilized in Longwood´┐Żs display settings and help to evaluate the effectiveness of these treatments. Opportunities range from three to twelve months.

Candidates must be in college, or recently graduated.

This position pays $6.50 per hour, and offers free housing on the property




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