University of Pennsylvania INTERN-FLORA OF PA in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 60-27445
Posted Job Title INTERN-FLORA OF PA
School Name Morris Arboretum
Posted to the Web 12/05/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade INT
Employment Type Non-Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule M-F
Position Length End Date Established
Position End Date 06/07/2019
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public garden and educational institution located 15 miles from campus in historic Chestnut Hill. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities. The Arboretum conducts four major activities: education, research, outreach, and horticultural display. As the official Arboretum of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Morris Arboretum provides research and outreach services to state agencies, community institutions and to citizens of Pennsylvania and beyond. http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/index.shtml
The Flora of Pennsylvania Internship is a joint program with the Morris Arboretum and The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. The Flora of Pennsylvania Intern receives training and work experience in many aspects of managing collections in a major herbarium, and an opportunity to contribute to a modern state flora through a research project on some aspect of the flora of Pennsylvania. This internship requires a dedication to building a professional career in botany. The rate for this position is $12.35 per hour. Applications are strongly encouraged from individuals in minority groups.The position has a specified start date of June 18, 2018 and an end date of June 7, 2019.The application deadline is February 15, 2018.Before applying, please read the additional information and application instructions at: www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/ed_internships.shtml
A Bachelor’s Degree is required and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience, is required. Undergraduate degree in botany or biology with course work in botany preferred. Ability and willingness to work independently with minimal supervision. Demonstrated self-motivation and reliability is required. Keen powers of observation and an active curiosity is required. A full background check will be undertaken with the successful candidate.Important Note: In addition to the online application, applicants will be required to provide the following supporting documents:Cover letter/Letter of intent Three letters of recommendationCollege transcriptsThe supporting documents may be uploaded with the online application (uploads are limited to 3 documents) or they may be sent or emailed directly to: Jan McFarlan, Education CoordinatorMorris Arboretum100 East Northwestern AvenuePhiladelphia, PA 19118Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFurther information regarding the Internships and the application process is available at: www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/ed_internships.shtml
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