Midwest Groundcovers Summer Internship Program
Midwest Groundcovers offers opportunities for students to experience working in several departments and locations of Midwest Groundcovers.
Customer Service/Sales/Marketing Intern – St. Charles, Illinois
The intern will perform various activities and learn the inner workings of our Customer Service department and spend time working in the Retail Shoppe and the Wholesale Yard. The intern will learn many different aspects of marketing, including creating company promotional materials, assisting with imaging projects, learning and maintaining the plant database.
Production Intern – Fennville, Michigan
The intern will experience aspects of plant propagation including cutting, sticking, misting, and drenching. Additional work experiences may include inventory assistance, record keeping, cultural care, pruning, spacing, aiding in fertilization of plants, tracking degree days, disease and pest identification and production scheduling insight.
Production Intern – Virgil, Illinois
The intern will experience aspects of plant propagation including cutting, sticking, misting, and drenching. Additional work experiences may include inventory, record keeping, cultural care, pruning, spacing, tracking degree days, and production scheduling insight.
Landscape Intern – St. Charles, Illinois
The intern will be doing “hands on” work involving display gardens at the main office and leading the landscape crew on various projects.
Midwest Trading Internship Program
Horticultural Soils Interns – Virgil, Illinois
Over the course of this internship work will be done in the Center for Horticultural Soils Testing and Research running laboratory analysis and collecting data for Soil, Soilless media and their components. This includes Nursery, Greenhouse, Landscape, Green Roof, Bioswale, and other engineered blends. Additionally a research project will be conducted and presented at the conclusion of the internship. This internship involves some physically demanding work in a variety of environments and weather. Proficiency in Microsoft Office preferred, especially Excel, with ability to work independently with attention to detail. This is an opportunity to learn and experience the brown side of the green industry. There are opportunities for full-time and/or part-time Soils internships lasting from 3-6 months during the spring and summer.
Our goal is to provide a multifaceted and meaningful opportunity for the student to experience the day-to-day operations in specified focused work areas. The intern will have the opportunity to attend educational and social events such as trade shows, seminars, in-house training and our company picnic. The intern program features an initial goal setting plan at the start of the internship with a review of the program and goal achievement at the conclusion of the program.
For further details on job opportunities within the Midwest Companies email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847-742-1790 ext. 2017
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