The Research Intern works with extraordinary hardy and non-hardy plants, performing relatively mundane horticultural tasks. The individual works in research plots at the Nursery and in the Research Greenhouses, performing weeding, watering, soil preparation, planting and transplanting, labeling, and data collection. Attention to detail is important. This internship is ideal for students eager to learn a wide range of plants. Research at Longwood focuses upon applied, practical studies to enhance the indoor and outdoor horticultural displays. In addition to an on-going evaluation of new plants, current trials include camellia hardiness, boxwoods, and shrubs.
Candidates must be in college, or recently graduated.
This position pays $6.50 per hour, plus free housing on the property
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