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Vic & Margaret Ball Internship – Host Employer Information

Participate in AFE’s Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program!

Are you looking for top talent to join your greenhouse or nursery operation? Participate in AFE’s Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program. As a host employer, you can get young, energetic floriculture/horticulture students to join your team while allowing them the opportunity to gain practical experience. Learn how AFE helps you train the next generation of industry leaders!

Host Employers share their knowledge and expertise to ensure a knowledgeable workforce well into the future!

Becoming an AFE Host employer is easy!  If your organization has internship opportunities, or is interested in beginning an internship program, you should be working with AFE!

AFE and the Vic & Margaret Ball committee take this internships very serious.  All applications are carefully screened to ensure the students are mature and knowledgeable enough to handle an internship.  Students are evaluated on their coursework, grades, activities within the industry and by their faculty members recommendation.  Not all students are approved, and only those who meet our strict scoring requirements are selected.

Responsibilities of a host employer

Student Application deadlines: March 1 and October 1 Each Year

Become a Host Employer!
Special thanks to the following organizations who have hosted AFE interns.

The following list represents current and past Vic & Margaret Ball host employers.   If you would like to join this list and become a host for AFE’s Vic & Margaret Ball Interns, please contact AFE.

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AFE is committed to supporting research that advances the industry and combats current challenges. This research benefits every segment of the industry. We welcome new research proposal applications by August 1st of each year.