Horticulture: Turfgrass & Irrigation Maintenance Intern

CLICK HERE for more information about the Reiman Gardens’ internship program. 

The Horticulture: Turfgrass & Irrigation intern will help maintain plant collections in all areas of the outdoor gardens, with particular emphasis on managing irrigation systems and maintaining turf. Daily work includes monitoring, setting, and fixing irrigation equipment and systems.  Additional emphasis is on developing horticulture skills in planting, weeding, watering, mulching, edging, pruning, fertilizing, and maintaining outdoor displays and water features.  The intern will work with the rose collection, woody plants, Iowa native plants, water plants, perennials, annuals, turf grass, fruits, and vegetables. Compensation is $11.50 – $12.50/hr. depending on experience. 

For further information please contact:

Sara Merritt
Internship Coordinator & Director of Education
Reiman Gardens
Iowa State University
1407 University Blvd
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-1318
Email: smerritt@iastate.edu


Internship Job Application

  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 50 MB.