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Learning by Leading Program Announcment

Our Learning by Leading™ programs are no longer recruiting for Winter 2021. Other Learning by Leading™ internships may recruit in Spring. If you would like to get more information about future recruiting opportunities, please fill out and submit this form.

Thank you for your interest!

CCUH SmartLawn

Become a SmartLawn intern! In this program, interns will learn a variety of skills and expand their knowledge of installing the plant materials, irrigation technology, and sustainable management practices. Interns will gain hands-on experience working in all weather condition and will also build teamwork, leadership, communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills through working in the field. 

Through participation in planting and irrigation activities, interns will experience interact and work with other team members and industry professionals. Interns will gain knowledge of the water-saving strategies under the SmartLawn initiative. Interns will be encouraged and be mentored by three student co-coordinators. LEARN MORE

Quarters: Fall, Winter, Spring
Co-coordinator: 8-10 hours/ week
Intern: 3 hours/week 
Units: Optional 








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