Native Plant Nursery Intern

Opportunity Type: 
Location of Opportunity: 
Off Campus
Host Department/Organization: 

Pima County Native Plant Nursery

Opportunity Description: 

The selected student will maintain a log of hours, a daily log of activities and at the end of the experience,

s/he will submit a one-page report related to the experience and present the report to TCSS Board of Directors at the end of the assignment. The student will be required to sign a liability waiver, if the student is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must also sign the liability waiver.

Jessie Byrd will provide to a variety of sources a flier, applications and be available to answer any questions to applicants. The Flier/Applications will be made available through TCSS newsletter, posted on Pima County Parks and Recreation, PCPR Facebook, University of Arizona Plant Science Department, Dr. Tanya Quist, UA Plant Science and Arboretum.

The benefits to TCSS include student education with the expertise of Jessie Byrd, real world experiences with the Sonoran Desert Conservation and plants along with a range of experiences with Pima Prickly Park.

Time Commitment: 

20hrs/week for 8 weeks in the summer

Paid Position: 

$2000 college scholarship

How to apply: 

Application to be limited to one page. The applicant will submit background experience and his/her interest in this position. A visit to the Pima County Native Plant Nursery in advance is acceptable and encouraged.

Application will be submitted to Jessie Byrd DUE MAY 1, 2019

Submit using the file attatched below!