Job: 2019 Internship Program

Title 2019 Internship Program
Job Information

Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions, Inc. is a full service, high end commercial and residential landscape company in the St. Louis Metropolitan area. Since 1998 we have been providing quality landcare services at prominent locations in the area, such as Busch Stadium and the Edward Jones world headquarters. Services provided to these and many other clients include design, installation, and maintenance of landscape, full-service gardening, irrigation and lighting, flower design and care, turf management, and snow removal.

 

Focal Pointe prides itself on honesty, integrity, and service to our customers through a culture that allows quality individuals to work as a team fully servicing all the needs of our clients. Each team member has the opportunity to make an immediate impact in this fast growing organization. Motivated individuals will be able to further their horticulture, management and leadership skills while working as part of a fun and energetic team.

 

 

Beginning in 2015, Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions instituted a custom internship program for individuals interested in hands-on learning for careers in the landscape services industry. The summer program will include opportunities to learn and experience various areas of the landscape industry beginning approximately May 15th and concluding August 30th while including the following disciplines:

 

  • General Horticulture including Estate Gardening and Detail Crew operations
  • Weekly Maintenance Services
  • Technical Services including Irrigation, Pools, Spas, and Lighting
  • Plant Health Care
  • Construction & Installation Management
  • Account Management & Landscape Design
  • General Business Planning & Function
  • Self-Chosen Areas of Interest

 

The program is designed so that you will spend approximately one week in each of these above disciplines, culminating in a mutually agreed upon self-chosen area of interest to finish the curriculum. Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions is offering this as a paid internship with the ability to provide college internship credit in a horticultural or agricultural degree program.  This internship is open to all applicants and must be college juniors, seniors, or graduate students as of April 2019.  Application deadline is April 1, 2019.  All interested applicants must submit a current resume with references and relevant coursework noted to the following:

 

Sandra Gonzalez- Director of Talent and Team Development
Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions, Inc.
1921 Ravinia Drive
Caseyville, IL  62232

 

If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact us directly at 618-398-9000 or sgonzalez@yourfocalpointe.com

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