Horticulture students must complete internships as part of the requirement for graduation. Students who are interested in pursuing academic credit should take note of the following requirements and academic approval process. Any student enrolled in a program requiring an internship should consult their academic department first, before starting the approval process. Please contact Brian Clement to complete the necessary paperwork and begin the registration process.
- Horticulture Academic Internship Registration Deadlines FY20
- Horticulture Academic Internship Registration Deadlines FY21
- Horticulture Department Portfolio Requirements
- Internship Portfolio Assessment
In order to register for an internship, the following forms need to be completed and turned into Brian Clement or Frank Balestri.
- Permit to Register
- Academic Internship Responsibilities
- Internship Description Form
- Learning Agreement
- Student Initial Self Assessment
Upon completion of the internship, the following forms need to be completed and turned in with the Internship Portfolio.
- Horticulture Internship Form
- Student Record
- Site Supervisor Final Assessment
- Student Final Self Assessment
For any questions or comments, complete and submit our inquiry form.
Brian Clement, Program Chair/Associate Professor/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1059, (630) 942-2526
Frank Balestri, Instructor/Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1058, (630) 942-3498
Amy Hull, Greenhouse Supervisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0026, (630) 942-3806
Martin Bartz, Horticulture Lab Technician/Grower
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 0025, (630) 942-3807
Teresa Dietz, Program Support Specialist
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1008, (630) 942-3997
Peter Deeman, Program Advisor
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1047, (630) 942-2548
Molly Devine, Student Success Specialist - Navigator
Center for Student Success, SRC 1144, (630) 942-3559
Business and Applied Technology Division
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1034, (630) 942-2592