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Grounds Intern - Federal Work Study Only

Date: Oct 22, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University

Summary/Objective

American University Facilities Management is looking for groundskeeping interns to help maintain our arboretum, gardens, and other facilities. With this position comes the opportunity to work outside on American University's highly ranked, beautiful urban campus which includes the student-run Community Garden. Interns will be tasked with an array of responsibilities that vary by season, with employment continuation options available for the summer.

Intern Responsibilities

  • Pruning
  • Weeding
  • Planting
  • Mulching
  • Mowing
  • Watering
  • Leaf removal (seasonal)
  • Snow removal (seasonal)

Work Environment

  • Interns will primarily be performing tasks outside, weather permitting, with a crew of experienced full-time groundskeepers.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This position is available only to students with Federal Work Study
  • Students with as many morning work hours available are preferred.
  • Hours will vary depending on the applicant's financial aid package

Salary Range

  • $15.20/hr


Nearest Major Market: Washington DC