Turfgrass internship (inbound) focuses on the environmental, aesthetic, recreational, and economic benefits of turfgrass. The internship is 6-12 months long.
Intern will assist with general golf course maintenance. Responsibilities will include mowing, fertilizing, aerating, watering, pest management and maintanance of equipment and irrigation systems. Many turfgrass interns enjoy preparing golf courses for the most important turnaments in the world.
The intern will have the opportunity to interact with turfgrass managers and superintendents. They will attend professional development workshops/field days.
Skills/Experience Required: The internship will involve heavy lifting and exposure to extreme heat and humidity. Experience operating turfgrass maintenance equipment is strongly preferred. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with the public are necessary for this position. Golf courses are open on weekends and you must be available as well.