Summer and Fall 2012 Internship Opportunities

We’re pleased to annouce the current availability of two Landscape Horticulture internships as Propagation Coordinators, one for edibles and one for ornamentals. Both positions support our Department’s twice-yearly plant sales. Internships are also available at The Gardens at Lake Merritt.

And, check back for information on two additional internships that start in the fall semester.

Available Now: Propagation Coordinators; Two Available Positions; Edibles and Ornamentals.

50 Hours, $500 Scholarship.

Coordinates and manages the production of plants for Spring 2012 department sales. Works primarily with crop specialists and staff, but also student volunteers and faculty to produce saleable crops in large numbers in specified categories. Coordinates and provides plant material and propagation material and manages space for crop specialists. Works to coordinate and grow Edibles (Annual Vegetables, Perennial Edibles, Herbs and Fruit  Trees) or Ornamentals (CA Natives, Mediterranean, South African, Australian, Salvias, more).

Qualifications: Plant propagation knowledge must be moderate to high. Coordinator serves as an advisor to crop specialist. Knowledge of propagation methods and time of production is key. Ability to work with volunteers, students and LH classes a must.

12 weeks, 4 hours a week, ideally Tuesdays 1-5pm, Start July 17, 2012. Fill out an application in the foyer, or email Molly or Anders

The Gardens at Lake Merritt Internships

Also two new paid internships open immediately, both at The Gardens of Lake Merritt. These are a collaborative between Merritt College Horticulture Department, City of Oakland Public Works Agency, Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt, and the Hillside Gardeners Group. Intern Position: Irrigation, Vireya Rhododendron Collection and Plant Signage, Label Garden Collections

All applicants should contact  (ASAP):


666Bellevue Ave Oakland, Ca. 94610

Phone: 510 238-3208 Fax: 510 774-6713 E-mail:

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