Morris Arboretum Internships
A star magnolia at the Morris Arboretum.
The Morris Arboretum is currently accepting application for the 2001-2002 Internship Program. The program provides eight internships that focus on various fields of study related to plants.
The one-year program begins in June 2001 and is designed for individuals who have already obtained or are working toward an undergraduate degree in horticulture, landscape architecture or a related area. Students receive college credit while working in this public garden. Areas of study include: botany, biology, propagation, arboriculture, landscape design, landscape architecture, and education.
Interns in the program work 40 hours per week and receive health, dental and vacation benefits from the University. Interns also become eligible to receive tuition benefits from Penn, Chestnut Hill College, or Temple University's Ambler Campus.
Interested applicants are encouraged to send a letter indicting the position desired and how it will assist them in achieving their goals. A resume, academic transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, including one academic and one work reference, should be included. Applications should be mailed to: Internship Coordinator, Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, 9414 Meadowbrook Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118. The deadline for applications is Thursday, February 15, 2001.
For additional information contact Jan McFarlan at (215) 247-5777, ext. 156 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 17, January 9, 2001