Community Horticulture Fellowship Program- October 2023 Cohort

Charleston Parks ConservancyCharleston, SC

8 months ago


Job Title

Community Horticulture Fellowship Program

Job Location

Multiple locations in South Carolina (Charleston, Lake City, Murrells Inlet)

Job Overview

The Charleston Parks Conservancy is offering a year-long Community Horticulture Fellowship Program, designed to advance opportunities for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds in horticultural leadership. Participants will engage in experiential learning, professional development, and leadership training, with the goal of securing a leadership position in the field of Horticulture.


  • Starting Date: October 2023
  • Time and Compensation: 12 months, average 40 hours/week, some nights and weekends expected.
  • Annual salary: $40,000 plus benefits (Dental insurance, Health insurance, Health savings account, Paid time off, Vision insurance)


  • Engage in skills training, leadership, and professional development courses in the parks and with program partners.
  • Develop and complete a capstone project to refine horticultural knowledge and skills.


Candidates should have:

  • Recent associate’s, bachelor’s, or master’s degree in horticulture or related field OR
  • Current enrollment in a horticulture or related degree program with graduation before the fellowship start date OR
  • At least two years of field experience in landscaping, gardening, or horticulture industries in South Carolina, with a desire to develop skills in a horticulture capacity.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Political Science And Government11%

  • Communication6%

  • Economics5%

  • Psychology4%

  • Business Administration Management And Operations4%

  • 342 other majors68%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • US Congress
  • United States Senate
  • US Department Of State
  • Teach For America
  • Deloitte
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Charleston, SC | $3,677/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,727

  • Miscellaneous$907

  • Food$416

  • Utilities$375

  • Transportation$252


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