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Cause Areas

When

Mon Aug 07, 2017 - Sun Dec 31, 2017

Where

2655 South Park AveBuffalo, NY 14218

About

Looking for a fun and interesting internship this summer? Our Cultural institution has so much to offer! Horticulture, Education, Marketing, Guest Services, Facilities and so much more! To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to the Program & Volunteer Coordinator, Karen Hammer at 716.827.1584 ext. 207 or khammer@buffalogardens.com. Karen.

Wedding and Special Events Intern

Work with the events staff in the orchestrating and execution of private events and weddings held at the Botanical Gardens. The position includes attending/organizing events and clients on event dates. This person must be able to work independently to complete event needs. The individual is expected to work on weekdays, weekends, nights and holidays. Applicants should possess exceptional customer service and communication skills, be organized, self-reliant, multi-task oriented, and a team player with good attention to detail. The ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. for long distances is also required. .

Horticulture Intern

Assist with the implementation of daily needs and upkeep for the entire plant collection both indoors and outdoors. Jobs tasks and duties will include watering, weeding, fertilization, propagation and pruning, planting and caring for the health of our unique and interesting collection of plants. Interns will also be involved with the set up and displays of exhibits, events and features related to our ever changing and exciting programming. Candidates should have strong willingness to work with staff, volunteers, plants and soil, be able to lift 50 lbs. and perform a wide variety of physical tasks.

Library/Collections Intern

Working with Horticulture and Administrative staff, the individual will assist with the management and organization of our library collection. Tasks and duties include researching books in the collection, cataloguing, organizing and maintaining circulation. Interns will gain an intimate knowledge of the Gardens’ library collection during this independent internship. The individual is expected to work at least 120 hours and be available at least once a week. Applicants should have a strong willingness to work with staff or volunteers, have a background in library science or collections management, and a familiarity with Microsoft Excel.

Education:

The Internship is designed to provide practical experience in environmental/museum and or art education, botany and conservation. Assist with the development and execution of all education programs. Interns must be available at least 12 hours per week (half days) during the camp season. Candidates should have strong organizational skills and be comfortable working with the public in both organized and informal situations. Experience with public speaking and working with children is preferred. Interns must pass a background check. All submissions are due no later than

Skills

  • Administrative Support
  • General Education
  • Customer Service
  • Business Development
  • Environmental Science
  • Professional Development

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training

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