Host Employers

Possible Hosts for AFE’s Business Internship Program

The following list represents current organizations where students could complete their business internship.

Students – Please be sure to include the names of any organizations you are interested in interning with on your online application form.  Hosts are updated on a weekly basis.  You can also indicate on your application form the region/state/area in which you’d like to perform your internship.  Deadline: October 1st for all materials.

Floral Industry Businesses – If your organization is not listed and you are interested in becoming a host employer, please complete the hosting form, and return it to AFE. Click here to learn about the benefits of becoming a host employer.


Organizations are listed by state locations:

Job area codes are indicated for organizations that specified featured opportunities.

A (accounting), AN (analytics), DM (digital marketing),  GD (graphic design), HR (human resources), IT (information technology), L (logistics), M (management), MC (marketing/communications), S (sales)

Don’t see a specific field or state represented?  No worries, AFE can reach out to industry organizations on your behalf.

 

Arizona
Desert Blooms (M, A, S, L, GD, HR, DM, MC, A)

Arkansas
Flower Shop Network Inc.  (IT, GD, MC)
Tipton Hurst (S, GD, MC)

California
Mayesh Wholesale Florists  (IT, S, L, MC)
The Sun Valley Group  (A, IT, L, HR, AN)

Colorado
DESIGN MASTER color tool, inc.  (IT, S, L, DM, MC, AN)
DWF Wholesale Florist Company (A, IT, M, MC, S)
Tagawa Greenhouse Enterprises, LLC  (M, A, IT, S, L, HR, MC, AN)

Florida
BestFlowers.com (M, A, S, L, GD, HR, DM, MC, A)
Carlstedt’s LLC (M, S)
Continental Flowers, Inc.  (S, L, MC)
Esprit Miami
Flower Kingdom Inc (S)
Galleria Farms LLC (M, A, S, L, GD, DM, MC, AN)
Golden Flowers  (M, IT, S, L, GD, HR, MC, AN)
InBloom Group, LLC  (S, GD, DM, MC)
Kennicott Brothers Company (M, A, IT, S, L, HR, MC, AN)
Mayesh Wholesale Florists  (IT, S, L, MC)
Pennock Company  (M, A, IT, S, L, GD)

Georgia
Kennicott Brothers Company (M, A, IT, S, L, HR, MC, AN)

Illinois
Baisch & Skinner, Inc.   (S, L, MC)
Ball Horticultural Company
Kennicott Brothers Company (M, A, IT, S, L, HR, MC, AN)
Phillip’s Flowers & Gifts (S, HR, MC)

Indiana
International Floral Distributors, Inc. (IT,DM,MC)
Kennicott Brothers Company (M, A, IT, S, L, HR, MC, AN)
Syndicate Sales, Inc.

Kansas
Baisch & Skinner, Inc.   (S, L, MC)

Maryland
Bell Nursery USA  (M, S, L, AN)
Pennock Company  (M, A, IT, S, L, GD)
Radebaugh Florist and Greenhouses  (M, DM, MC)

Massachusettes
Jacobson’s  (S, AN, HR)
Pennock Company  (M, A, IT, S, L, GD)

Michigan
The John Henry Company/Multi-Packaging
Kennicott Brothers Company (M, A, IT, S, L, HR, MC, AN)
Mayesh Wholesale Florists (IT, S, L, MC)

Minnesota
Bachman’s, Inc. (S)
Kennicott Brothers Company (M, A, IT, S, L, HR, MC, AN)

Missouri
Baisch & Skinner, Inc.   (S, L, MC)

Montana
Rose Mountain Floral (GD, DM, MC, AN)

New Hampshire

Emily Herzig Floral Consulting, LLC (GD, MC)

New Jersey
Delaware Valley Floral Group (A, IT, S, L, GD, HR, MC)
Hillcrest Garden (S)
Pennock Company  (M, A, IT, S, L, GD)

New York
1800Flowers.com    (M, A, IT, S, GD, HR, DM, MC, AN)
Fred C. Gloeckner & Co., Inc.  (M, A, IT, GD, MC, AN)
Pennock Company  (M, A, IT, S, L, GD)
Seagroatt Riccardi, Ltd. (IT, S, L, DM, MC)

North Carolina
Metrolina Greenhouses  (GD, DM, MC)

Ohio
Connell’s Maple Lee Flowers & Gifts (A, HR, L, M)
Jones The Florist (M, A, S, L, GD, HR, DM, MC, AN)
Kennicott Brothers Company (M, A, IT, S, L, HR, MC, AN)
Smithers-Oasis Company

Pennsylvania
Pennock Company  (M, A, IT, S, L, GD)
Royer’s Flowers & Gifts (M, IT, DM, MC)

South Carolina
Floralife  (M, A, L, GD, DM, MC)

Tennessee
Crouch Florist (M, A, S, L, GD, HR, DM, MC, AN)
Joy’s Flowers (M, A, S, L, GD, HR, DM, MC, AN)

Texas
A Flower Basket (M, A, S, L, GD, HR, DM, MC, AN)
Freytag’s Florist (GD, HR, DM, MC, AN)
The Flower Bucket [Austin] (M, A, S, L, GD, HR, DM MC, AN)
The Flower Bucket [Fort Worth] (M, A, S, L, GD, DM, MC, AN)
The Flower Bucket [Houston] (M, A, S, L. GD, DM, MC, AN)
The Flower Bucket [San Antonio] (M, A, S, L, GD, DM, MC, AN)
Lone Star Bloom (M, A, S, L, GD, DM, MC, AN)
Shirley Floral Company and Greenhouse (M, A, S, L, GD, DM, MC, AN)

Virginia
Karin’s Florist  (IT, S, DM, MC)
Pennock Company  (M, A, IT, S, L, GD)
Norfolk Florist (M, A, S, L, GD, HR, DM, MC, AN)
Strange’s Florists, Greenhouses & Garden Centers (M, S, L, MC, A)

Wisconsin
Kennicott Brothers Company (M, A, IT, S, L, HR, MC, AN)