Every year the North Carolina Herb Association sponsors student interns to help
run Wild Herb Weekend. Interns receive full tuition in exchange for
designated work assignments.
Who can apply:
Students who are enrolled in an herbal studies or a horticultural science
program may be given preference; however, anyone who is interested is
encouraged to apply.
What interns do:
Interns need to arrive at the conference site on Friday afternoon (July 25) at
1:00 p.m. and stay until Sunday afternoon (July 27) when dismissed by the
coordinator (approximately 3:00 p.m.). During this time they will:
Set up and operate the student raffle. (The raffle pays for the internship program!)
Help with conference registration
Assist vendors set up and take down of their displays
Support speakers with their presentations: (take attendance, help with demos, etc)
Help with conference clean-up
What interns receive:
Full tuition, including lodging and meals from Friday supper – Sunday lunch (a $275 value)
The opportunity to attend some classes during the conference
Lunch with the Conference keynote speaker
Time for networking, learning from herbal professionals, making new friends, and having fun!
How to apply: Submit
a 500-word essay describing why you would like to be an intern. Include
details such as your interest in herbs and any experience you might
have growing and using herbs (culinary or medicinal). If you are
interested in a career as an herbalist or horticulturalist, tell us how
the internship will benefit your education. Please include your address
and phone number with this application.
Deadline for submitting entries: May 15, 2014
. Recipients will be notified via e-mail by May 31, 2014. Submit Application essays to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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