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Seasonal Intern

Full-time

Nantucket Golf Club is a private and very exclusive golf club located on an island 30 miles from Cape Cod.  Nantucket has been continuously ranked as the ‘best island’ and ‘top island’ of the US and World. It is a unique and beautiful place to spend a summer. The course was designed by Rees Jones and was named ‘Best New Private Golf Course by Golf Digest. We recently received a new fleet of equipment ranging from sprayers, reel and rotary mowers, aeration equipment, and golf carts.  This is a great opportunity to work with the newest and best equipment in the industry.  

We continually improve the course through capital projects.  Upcoming projects include bunker renovations in the fall of 2023 and irrigation replacement in 2024.  This is a great opportunity for the right student to experience state of the art golf course management practices, facilities, and construction and project management.

Our goal is for every intern to be prepared for an assistant’s position after completing an internship at our club.  We provide a positive working environment and provide the necessary instruction for learning.  The opportunity for advancement to an assistant’s position at the club is available for the right candidate.

Educational Requirements

Currently enrolled in Turfgrass Management or related field. Internships between 3 and 9 months are available.

Experience Requirements

Previous experience preferred but will train the right individual.

Special Requirements

Interns will be exposed to all aspects of golf course management including, but not limited to, daily equipment setup, participating in morning meetings, irrigation management and repair, fertilizer/chemical calibration and applications, management of weekly topdressing programs, clubhouse and guest cottage landscaping, tournament preparation, daily meetings with golf course managers, and more. 

Interns work closely with the management staff.  Each afternoon, interns participate in manager’s meetings.  Interns provide their observations from the day and make any recommendations for ongoing improvements and changes.  This is a great opportunity to improve communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.  During these meetings, nightly irrigation is scheduled, which allows the intern to experience rigorous water management practices.

Job Benefits

Two meals provided daily, including on days off.  Housing is provided. Golfing privileges.  Uniforms are provided. Dormitory includes a basketball court, vending machines, free washing machines, billiards table, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and is 100 yards from our offices.  Club-wide staff parties and events during the season.

Date Job is Available

Salary

$23 to $23 per hour

Overtime: Yes

Job Application Instructions

Please send resume and references to George LeBlond Gleblond@nantucketgolfclub.com Interviews will be conducted via phone or Zoom. If you wish to see the club, please make that known during the interview. We feel that former interns are the best ambassadors for our internship program. We can arrange for prospective interns to discuss recent experiences in our program with former interns.


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