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Published on July 16, 2014

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Building a Better Intern Program: Building a Better Intern Program Brian W. Trader PowerPoint Presentation: Longwood Gardens is the living legacy of Pierre S. du Pont, inspiring people through excellence in garden design, horticulture, education and the arts. Longwood Gardens is one of the great gardens of the world. We strive for innovation in horticulture and display. We present the arts in an unparalled setting to bring pleasure and inspire the imagination of our guests. We contribute to society through excellent and diverse education programs, horticultural research, environmental stewardship, and cultural and community engagement. Our Mission Our Vision College and University Internships Est. 1958: College and University Internships Est. 1958 PowerPoint Presentation: Horticulture and Landscape Design Public Horticulture and Allied Disciplines Arboriculture Display Design Greenhouse Production Turf Management Horticultural Research Conservatory Mgt. Nursery Management Outdoor Display Plant Records Education Integrated Pest Management Library & Information Systems Marketing & Public Relations Performing Arts Visitor Interpretive Programs Average work week: Average work week 8 hours/day 30 minute lunch 40 hour work week Some weekend/night responsibilities: Watering Snow removal Deer fence Experiential Learning: Experiential Learning Thursday sessions Off-site field trips Invited lecturers Staff-supported activities Cultural exposure PowerPoint Presentation: Professional Development Continuing education Regional and national conference travel Symposia Workshops Outreach: Outreach Regional intern project PHS – Philadelphia Flower Show DCH – Rare Plant Auction Greenwood E lementary PowerPoint Presentation: Benefits Hourly wage = $9 Insurance Onsite housing Furnished Utilities included Garden Plot Vacation days Access to vehicles PowerPoint Presentation: Performance Evaluation Conducted monthly Tied to Longwood core values Conducted by directing supervisor Signatures Supervisor Intern DIS coordinator Education Department Head PowerPoint Presentation: International Programs PowerPoint Presentation: International Internship Students still in school <1 year after graduation 4 areas of specialization Triad internship New in 2010 International Trainee Individuals with a degree No degree and 5 years experience 4 areas of specialization Since 1957 Areas of Specialization: Ornamental Horticulture, Education, Library Science and Marketing & Public Relations

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