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Subject: Career Shuttle: Bell Nursery

Description:
Join the University Career Center & The President's Promise and the College
of Agriculture and Natural Resources on a Career Shuttle to Bell Nursery.
This trip is open to all UMD students and all majors, but will be of
particular interest to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate
students interested in exploring career paths that within greenhouse and
nursery production, sales, and marketing. Bell Nursery has a variety of jobs
and opportunities for students in majors such as:
Biology
Chemistry
Agricultural Science & Technology –Agronomy and Environmental Horticulture
Environmental Science and Technology
Landscape Architecture
Plant Sciences
Agricultural Resource Economics
Institute of Applied Agriculture
Supply Chain Management
Marketing and Management
Mechanical Engineering
Information Technology

The site visit will provide an overview of Bell Nursery’s work and
operational units, a tour of the warehouse and greenhouse, and information on
entry-level positions and the hiring process. Students will also have the
opportunity to speak with current employees and understand how they
contribute to the overall production at Bell Nursery.

Business casual attire is encouraged.

Space is limited - please RSVP today and reserve April 20th from 12:30 pm to
4:30 pm for the site visit. Due to limited space we will be enforcing our "no
show" policy. Contact Lydia Woods immediately at [log in to unmask]  if you
register and are unable to attend.

Once you have RSVP'd and received a confirmation email, please plan to meet
in the University Career Center & The President's Promise (3100 Hornbake
Library, South Wing) at 12:30 pm. We will depart promptly by bus at 12:50 pm
and return to campus by 4:30pm.

About Bell Nursery
Bell Nursery is the largest wholesale nursery grower in the mid-Atlantic, and
11th largest in the nation, based on production space. Bell and its Network
growers produce and ship approximately 100 million plants each year,
including annuals, perennials and poinsettias. Bell plants are sold
exclusively at The Home Depot in seven states and the District of Columbia.

Bell Nursery has state of the art facilities with over 350 acres of
company‐owned field production, 75 acres company‐owned greenhouse
production and 65 acres Network greenhouse production coordinated by 350
Full‐Time Employees and over 900 seasonal employees each spring.

Contact Person: Lydia Woods
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]
Website URL: https://careers.umd.edu/event/career-shuttle-bell-nursery