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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
4/10/2019
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Intern Grower (15567)
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BELL NURSERY | Burtonsville, MD
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Job Description

Internship Program Goal : Provide a hands on greenhouse experience focused on production and growing in a commercial greenhouse environment. While the internship is focused on growing and production, we also hope to provide an opportunity for the intern to experience each department within our company with a goal of providing a broad overview of the inner workings of the company.

Internships offered; 7 weeks June-August

Stipend - $12.00 /hour

Company Overview:

Bell Nursery USA, LLC - is a wholesale grower of quality bedding plants, pot crops, mums and poinsettias. We have production facilities in MD, VA and Ohio which service 178 Home Depot stores. We are seeking highly motivated, hard working student interns looking to pursue careers in commercial horticulture as a grower.

Grower/Internship position :

It is our goal at Bell to provide a rewarding and educational experience to the student/intern. The internship is a 7 week program focused on greenhouse production and is designed for individuals with a serious interest in becoming a commercial grower. The student/intern will primarily be part of the growing and production team, but will also be exposed to as many different areas of the business as possible.

Intern Project:

The student/intern will also be assigned a special project that will benefit both Bell Nursery, as well as be an opportunity for the student to show initiative and achieve a sense of responsibility. While the focus of the internship will be the grower position, the intern will also be exposed to as many facets of the business as possible. The student/intern will interact with managers of each department to learn how each department runs as well as how the different departments interact within the company.

Other areas may include:

* logistics and distribution - the student/intern will spend time at our distribution warehouse and be exposed to distribution reports and tools that guide our product distribution
* retail and merchandising -the student/intern will spend time working in the retail environment

Qualifications

Applications accepted until position is filled

Applications should include a resume, letter of application including statement of background, career goals, and why you are applying for this internship. References are encouraged. Upon receipt and review of your application, Bell Nursery USA, LLC will contact you with further information regarding the status of your application.

About BELL NURSERY

Bell Nursery is a growing, innovative, progressive business that provides in-store service programs on behalf of the Home Depot stores in Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, Delaware, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Ohio. The Bell team successfully grows sales and customer satisfaction through relationship building and effective product presentation and care. Bell strives to drive sales and boost profitability of its customer- the Home Depot, and ensure that the Home Depot customer has a great gardening experience. The Bell team of enthusiastic merchandisers, work with Home Depot management and associates to create a dynamic atmosphere for The Home Depot's customer. Attention to detail, creative displays, proper plant maintenance and inventory management contribute to greater retailer profitability, as well as superior customer response and satisfaction. At Bell you are a part of a dynamic team. We only want individuals working with us who have a positive attitude, take pride in their work, and enjoy being successful.