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Visitor Services Education Intern for Kingwood Center Gardens

Dedicated in 1953, Kingwood Center Gardens is a cultural and educational center with special emphasis on ornamental horticulture and gardening. The Kingwood mission is “to create beautiful gardens for enjoyment, education, and inspiration”.

Position:

This part time paid internship opportunity is available to college students who have a demonstrated knowledge of and interest in education and / or hospitality.  The Education Internship position is designed to provide practical experience, with shared supervision from the Visitor Services Director and Education Coordinator, with a main focus on educational programs.  This internship will have the opportunity to work with all departments at Kingwood Center Gardens, guests, and volunteers to gain a broad understanding of how a non-profit estate garden operates.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with our Cultivation Education summer youth series (Weekly, June – July).
  • Oversee operations in the Peacock playhouse (our children’s education space).
  • Research curriculum standards for Ohio (Pre-K – 3rd grade) with focus of future summer camp series.
  • Assist with select Kingwood Summer events, educational programs, etc… as needed.
  • Work with Education Coordinator to develop group school tour options plan.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail and be comfortable working with the public in both organized and informal situations.
  • Experience working with early education and customer service is preferred.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Must be enrolled in a college or university during the 2021 – 2022 school year.

Please no phone calls or in person visits regarding the position.

Please email a one-page cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.