Horticulturist Internship Application

Please also fill out SP-167 Criminal History Record Name Search on the Virginia State Police website.

1.  

Name:
Mailing Address:
Email:
Preferred name:

 

2.

Best method to contact:

 

3.

Current course of study:

 

4.

Relevant course work:

 

5.

Experiences:

 

6.

Do you plan to pursue college/university credit for this internship? If so at what level? A signed Memorandum of Understanding is required. Consult with your college/university supervisor for additional information. Please attach college/university requirements.

 




7.

What is your favorite plant in your personal collection and why?

 

 



8.

Why do you have an interest in Meadowview? Be specific!

 

 



9.

Volunteer/work  experiences:

 

 

 

10.

The most pressing environmental issue for my generation is…

 

 



11.

How do you feel about rodent (voles, mice, squirrels, beavers) or herbivore (deer, rabbit) control ? What do you think about controlling these animals?  Specifically if they are eating or damaging the plants you are trying to grow. Describe what measures you would take to deal with the problem?

 

 



12.

Meadowview MAY offer housing opportunities. Would you be interested in on-site housing?

 

 



13.

Semester internships require a completed background and sex offender check. Virginia Code requires you to be 21 or over for a background checks. Are you eligible for a background check? Additional paperwork is required.

 

 



14.

We require 3 references… please provide names, email addresses for your references.

 

 

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15.

What date are you available to begin your internship?

 

 



16.

Do you have your own means of transportation and a valid driver’s license?

 

 



17.

Can you lift at least 50 lbs and are you capable of doing physical labor?

 

 



18.

Any additional information you wish to share with us?

 

 



19.

Any special talents? 

 

photography? database management? website development? grant writing? fund raising? nursery experience?

 

 




20.

Do you have any allergies or medical conditions?

 

 

 

If chosen for an internship -Meadowview will require you to sign a Code of Ethics/Confidentiality Statement. Included in this statement is an agreement to not personally profit from your work/research/ performed at Meadowview.

A resume may be attached.