This internship will be at the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum at the
U.S. National Arboretum. The intern will be trained by the curator in the
care and maintenance of the bonsai collection. This position will start
April 8th. Compensation is approx. $11.91/hr. Weekend work will be
required. The intern may work a full time or part time schedule depending
on availability. Internship will not exceed 480 hours.

Applicants should have an active interest in the art of bonsai. The
incumbent should have a basic understanding of plant care and have the
ability to accurately follow instructions relating to planting, pruning,
weeding and other routine garden maintenance tasks. Applicant must be a
U.S. Citizen.

Duties & Working Conditions
Duties include assisting with the day to day care of the bonsai
collection. The intern will work under the direction of the museum
curator. The intern will assist in a wide variety of tasks required in the
maintenance of the bonsai collection as needed such as watering,
repotting, trimming and wiring. Interns may have contact with visitors. In
many cases work will be outdoors and may involve heavy lifting and
exposure to extreme heat and humidity. Duties may also include work in the
museumıs gardens.

To apply:
Please send a cover letter and resume via postal mail or email to:
Internship Office
US National Arboretum
3501 New York Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
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Deadline for applications is January 18th, 2013.
Questions? Contact the internship office at (202) 245-4563 or
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