Every year, Tower Hill offers seasonal Horticultural Intern positions to assist in the maintenance of diverse perennial, vegetable, woody ornamental and woodland gardens on 132 picturesque acres. These include Lawn Garden, Secret Garden, Cottage Garden, Vegetable Garden, Systematic Gardens, Conservatories, an orchard with 119 varieties of heirloom apples, a woodland garden, wildlife pond, and field and woodland trails. Interns will gain valuable experience in a variety of general landscape/garden tasks including planting, pruning, trail maintenance, weed identification and removal, watering and mowing.
These positions are open from April through September. Hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Sunday through Thursday OR Tuesday through Saturday. Interns earn $9.00 per hour and are responsible for finding their own housing and transportation.
Preference will be given to students who have completed course work in horticulture, landscape design, botany or related fields. Experience with grounds maintenance equipment, including mowers, trimmers, rototillers, trucks and tractor, is helpful but not mandatory.
Download the 2015 Tower Hill Garden Internships information. We invite you to print and post or circulate this information to those who may be interested.
To request an application packet, please email us or call 508.869.6111 x139.
Applications are accepted until April 1.