GROW is pleased to announced that we are offering internships at both the Botanical Research Institute of Texas and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. With this opportunity, interns gain hands-on experience with professionals in the fields of botany, horticulture, education, public engagement, and conservation!
Please refer below for our list of available internships:
Education Internship (Unpaid)
- When: February 18 – April 28, 2020
- Application Deadline: January 13, 2020
- About: During this 10-week internship, interns will work with the GROW Education team to acquire skills and knowledge related to public engagement, program design, implementation, and logistics for conservation and nature-based programming. Interns will work alongside GROW staff to assist with program preparation and facilitation, and experience the workings of the education arm of a conservation non-profit organization. To learn more about the education department, follow this link.
- To Apply: Send your availability along with a one-page cover letter and resume via email explaining your background, experience, and why you are interested in our internship position to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject: “Spring Education Internship”). Please include a list of relevant courses taken involving natural science, education, etc. and relevant work or volunteer experience.
Learn more here!
Human Resources Internship (Unpaid)
- When: February 18 – May 18, 2020
- Application Deadline: January 31, 2020
- About: During this 3-month internship, intern will work with the human resources team to create an organization-wide policy manual. Intern will learn what organizations do to structure work processes, develop procedures, and ensure everyone knows what to do and what to expect of their coworkers. Interns will begin with basic policy templates, do online research to find standard wording used for policies, and talk to staff members in order to develop policies that meet department needs and the requirements of the organization. Interns will also learn about compliance regulations that business entities must adhere to in order to ensure safe work environments and ethical business behavior. As a bonus, the intern will enjoy being part of a conservation non-profit organization with a quality work environment. Key skills to be successful on this project are strong MS Word and internet research.
- To Apply: Please send your available days and hours along with a one-page cover letter and resume via email explaining your background, experience, and why you are interested in our internship position to email@example.com (subject: “HR Internship”). Please include a list of relevant courses taken involving human resources, policy administration, or general business, along with relevant work or volunteer experience.
Learn more here!