Internships provide students the opportunity to gain hands-on industry experience.
What you can learn.
- Apply theory within a working environment
- Practice hands-on skills such as nursery work or helping manage botanical garden inventories and plant propagation
- Acquire professional work experience within the industry
- Gain valuable knowledge from professionals working in the field
About this course:This internship is an opportunity for Horticulture Certificate students to acquire appropriate hands-on experience in the field of horticulture. Certificate students research an appropriate business that they may intern and present this information to the program office for review. Internships are a minimum of 120 hours. Students interested in an internship should focus on an area within the field of horticulture that they are interested. A complete internship application and agreement form is required to enroll in an internship section, whether paid or unpaid. Only fully-executed internship agreement forms will be accepted. Students are responsible for reviewing and understanding the terms and conditions of enrollment, as well as policy AA102 Internships, prior to enrollment. Certain restrictions pertain to international students studying at UCLA Extension. Affected students should contact the International Student Office to verify internship eligibility prior to submitting an application.
Program Director approval is required prior to enrollment. Call the Horticulture Program Office to start this process. 310-825-9414