Intern Blog

Hey there! My name is Dalena Rogers, and I am a Glasshouse Display and Greenhouse Production intern. I will be a senior at Iowa State this fall and am double majoring in Global Resource Systems and Horticulture. Typical duties for me so far have included cleaning up the Conservatory display, […]

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Hello everyone! My name is Isabelle Armstrong, and I’m the Private Events Intern at Reiman Gardens. I’m a senior majoring in Event Management at Iowa State, and I love all things weddings. You might be curious as to how events work during the interesting times of COVID-19. Right now, all […]

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Hello everyone! I’m Kate Helms, one of the Landscape and Garden Maintenance interns at Reiman Gardens. I will be a senior in Horticulture this upcoming semester with a focus in Landscape Design. I had attended ISU in 2017-2018, then transferred away for a year. I returned this past semester, and […]

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Hello! My name is Jesse Howard and I am the Retail Management Intern at the Reiman Gardens Gift Shop. I am going into my junior year at Iowa State in Apparel Merchandising. So far, I have learned so much during this crazy time. Even though the Gift Shop is still […]

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Hello! My name is Annika Koppes, and I am the education intern here at Reiman Gardens! I am currently a senior at Iowa State University majoring in Agriculture and Life Science Education! I was so excited to join the staff here at Reiman Gardens; this is a great learning experience […]

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Reiman Gardens hosts unique rose displays which educate the public about the rich history of roses at Iowa State University. The rose has a deep cultural and emotional symbolism in Iowa and the United States, both use the rose as the official flower. Reiman Gardens showcases the beautiful advancement of […]

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Hello, it’s Katie D. again and I am here to close out Reiman Gardens’ summer blog series for the 2019 intern season. The Reiman Gardens’ internship program allowed us to travel through each department to grasp a better understanding of the beautiful place we work in every single day. We […]

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Hello! It’s Katie again, the outdoor horticulture intern. Summer is going fast; we only have three weeks left of summer. This blog is going to be a walk-through of a normal day for me out in the gardens. The morning starts out bright and early at 6:30 a.m. with a […]

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Hi there! It’s me again—Molly! If you haven’t read my last blog post, I’ll fill you in a bit; I’m the summer Volunteer Management Intern. I basically support the volunteer program at the Gardens and figure out new ways to improve it. It’s a very enjoyable job, and I’m lucky […]

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Hi everyone! I, Katie, am back for my second blog of the summer. This week I would like to talk about my experience thus far as the Special Events Intern. I have been fortunate to have multiple event opportunities so far, those of which include Pollinator Fest, the Rose Show […]

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