Summer Internships in Columbus, OH at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We’re looking for Summer Interns in a variety of different fields. 

Our Internship Program is designed to cultivate the professional growth of students through a dynamic work environment. Over the course of 12 weeks you will work on meaningful projects and have opportunities to learn from industry leaders. On top of the work you complete, you will receive development through lunch and learn style events. We are committed to your development but will also rely on you to bring new knowledge, new ideas and innovation into our organization.

We typically have Summer Internships in the following areas: Engineering, Finance, HR, Hydroponics, IT, Marketing, R&D, Sales and Supply Chain. Many of our Interns work at our Corporate Office located in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH but we do host Interns in other locations across the country.

If you’re passionate about making the world a more beautiful place and interested in kick-starting your career be sure to apply. 

What we’re looking for:

  • Students enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school (both Undergraduate and Graduate levels). 

  • Students that possess strong analytical and leadership skills.

  • Students who can demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Students that prioritize collaboration and problem solving. 

  • Students who can manage multiple tasks and are detailed-oriented.

  • Students who are intellectually curious.

  • Students with prior internship experience (preferred but not required).

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.