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Horticulture Internships

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.

In order to register for an internship, the following forms need to be completed and turned into Brian Clement or Frank Balestri.  

Upon completion of the internship, the following forms need to be completed and turned in with the Internship Portfolio. Please also submit a copy to one week after the internship ends.


Contact Information

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