Employment

Special Events Intern

 Program Objective:  The Special Events Intern will gain valuable experience developing, planning, managing and evaluating special events at a public garden. 

Description:   The intern will work closely with the Event Specialist and the Executive Director planning established events and researching new events for the arboretum.  The intern will be involved in marketing events and creating documents, brochures and other pieces to support events. 

Program Goal:  The intern will acquire the necessary knowledge, experience and skills needed to develop, plan, manage and evaluate special events in a public garden or nonprofit setting. 

Length of Internship: Semester (may be determined by the number of credit hours needed)

Qualifications:  The intern must be enrolled in a college or university program that offers a special event major/minor or related field.

 

Application Requirements: Send cover letter, resume and references to Megan Mariotti at Megan@iowaarboretum.org

 

Marketing/Communication Intern

 

 

Program Objective:  The internship offers valuable experience in marketing and communications at a public horticultural facility. 

 

Description:   The intern will work closely with the Executive Director to develop a strong marketing and communications program.  The intern will work with different forms of social media.  They will also be involved with the other communication and marketing methods (newsletter, e-newsletter, social media).

 

Program Goal:  The intern will acquire and develop the necessary knowledge, experience and skills needed to communicate and provide information to the public. 

 

Length of Internship: Semester (may be determined by the number of credit hours needed)

 

Qualifications:  The intern must be enrolled in a college or university program that offers a marketing, special event major/minor or related field.

Application Requirements: Send cover letter, resume and references to Megan Mariotti at megan@iowaarboretum.org