Students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are invited to apply for the Fred and Virginia Houk Sustainability Internship at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. This part-time intern will help the Garden achieve its mission to advance a sustainable relationship between people and nature.
A specific project will be determined based on the selected student’s interests and abilities. Past projects have included the Plant Power podcast, a composting workshop, and a sustainability features scavenger hunt.
Requirements: NCBG is seeking a UNC-Chapel Hill student with previous volunteer or paid work experience in sustainability, environmental science, production/marketing, composting/food waste, transportation, or horticulture/gardening.
Preferred skills: Collaborative, strong work ethic, problem-solving mentality, experience or passion for composting and waste reduction, excellent interpersonal skills.
Terms: The term of the position is for November 2021-May 2022 and will average 5-10 hours per week with a flexible weekday schedule and occasional weekend work.
Hourly rate: $11.50/hour
To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to the Associate Director for Communications, Jennifer Peterson at email@example.com by October 29.