Opportunities in Horticulture
Below are several job and internship opportunities related to horticulture. This page will be updated every so often with new postings, so come back often so you don't miss anything!
Student Sustainable Farm
Accepting Applicants for Summer Interns!
Learn how to grow vegetables
Market produce to the community
Implement sustainable ag practices
40 hours/week commitment
3 hours of credit
25 hours/week @ $12/hour
May 16 - Aug 19
The Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA) through the Illinois Landscape Charitable and Educational Organization (ILCECO) plans to award $30,000 in scholarships this year.
These scholarships are for any Illinois resident pursuing a green industry-related degree and career path. In 2022, the following scholarships will be awarded:
One (1) $10,000 scholarship
Two (2) $5,000 scholarships
Four (4) $2,500 scholarships
Life in Bloom Summer 2022 Internship
This summer internship is a great experience for any students interested in pursuing a career in either the events industry or a floral design or landscape industry. Horticulture students are highly encouraged to apply. Today, Life In Bloom designs and produces some of the Country’s most exquisite weddings and events.
Allerton Park and Retreat Center is an estate built by Robert Allerton which he donated to the University of Illinois in 1946. The park encompasses 15 formal gardens and 1500 acres of forest and prairies.
Main job duties include general landscape maintenance including but not limited to: weeding, mulching, watering, planting, raking, digging, pruning, trimming, edging, string trimming and other duties as assigned. Some road work and other project based work as assigned.
Opportunities for hands-on learning and seasonal employment!
North Shore Plant Club is looking for people to work with outdoor garden plant materials and delivery drivers periodically through the garden season.
Contact: Mary Jaminski (773) 633-1346