Montana Williams, Horticulture Intern 2014

Montana Williams, Horticulture Intern 2014

If you’re looking for a way to really immerse yourself in the field of public horticulture and live in one of the most beautiful places on earth, this internship is for you! During my time in Vail I was able to expand and define my skillset in general garden maintenance (planting, watering, pruning etc.), volunteer...


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Gena Morgis, Education Intern Summer 2013

Gena Morgis, Education Intern Summer 2013

Gena Morgis Education intern Summer 2013 The Education Intern Position at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens allowed me to participate in hands on work within the gardens, and focus on the development of educational programs for children. Each week of the summer, educational lessons and interactive activities would be displayed on the garden Discovery Cart...


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Joel Sehloff, Garden Maintenance Intern Summer 2013

Joel Sehloff, Garden Maintenance Intern Summer 2013

Joel Sehloff - University of Wisconsin – River Falls Horticulture Intern - Summer 2013 To say the least, my summer at the Alpine gardens was incredible. I don’t think there was ever two days that were quite the same. The gardens have so much to offer to students of horticulture, with plants from all around...


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Katrina Zavislan, Education Intern Summer 2012

Katrina Zavislan, Education Intern Summer 2012

My summer internship with Betty Ford Alpine Gardens was amazing! When I arrived in May I knew very little about alpine plants, but by the end of my internship I could name many new favorite plants around the gardens.  Coming from central New York, the chance to work with rare high alpine plants was a...


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Manuela Mendez, Horticulture & Conservation Intern Summer 2012

Manuela Mendez, Horticulture & Conservation Intern Summer 2012

Manuela Méndez Herranz Chile Garden Internship 2012 summer I am very thankful for the internship opportunity at the Betty Ford Alpine Garden. My experience at the garden was amazing; I learned a lot in such a beautiful place surrounded by very friendly and patient staff and interns. I want to thank every single person that...


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Manuela Mendez, Horticulture & Conservation Intern Summer 2012

Manuela Mendez, Horticulture & Conservation Intern Summer 2012

Manuela Méndez Herranz Chile Garden Internship 2012 summer I am very thankful for the internship opportunity at the Betty Ford Alpine Garden. My experience at the garden was amazing; I learned a lot in such a beautiful place surrounded by very friendly and patient staff and interns. I want to thank every single person that...


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Mallory Smith, Grounds & Horticulture Intern Summer 2012

Mallory Smith, Grounds & Horticulture Intern Summer 2012

Grounds & Horticulture Intern Summer 2012 I feel very fortunate to have had an internship at Betty Ford Gardens this past summer. I first gained a true appreciation for alpine plants and rock gardening from a previous internship at Denver Botanic Gardens in 2010. Since then I had been eager to return to Colorado. Naturally,...


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Nicolette Albright, Purdue University 2011 Summer

Nicolette Albright, Purdue University 2011 Summer

My summer internship at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens surpassed all my expectations. From my first day up until my last, I looked forward to waking up and going to work. The staff and volunteers keep me busy and not a day went by that I did not learn something new. I was given responsibilities...


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Dave Thibeault, Saco, Maine Garden & Education Internship – 2008 summer

Dave Thibeault, Saco, Maine Garden & Education Internship – 2008 summer

was truly one of the best experiences of my life.  There are very few places that are more pleasant to work at day-in and day-out.  Everyone affiliated with the garden (staff, volunteers, etc.) were welcoming and friendly, and all shared the same passion for gardening and the outdoors in general.  I came out feeling more...


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Rose Gettel, Garden & Education Internship – 2008 Summer

Rose Gettel, Garden & Education Internship – 2008 Summer

rose.gettel@myportal.montana.edu Bozeman, Montana Garden & Education Internship - 2008 Summer My summer internship at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens was an experience that went above and beyond my expectations! Not only did I have the opportunity to work outdoors in such a beautiful community, but I was also very thankful to have been working alongside...


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