We will be taking beekeeping internship applications for the 2013 season for an intern to assist us in all areas of our beekeeping business For the last five beekeeping seasons we have had the services of a young person interested in gaining experience in beekeeping. An extra set of willing hands is greatly appreciated in the bee yard and in exchange for their work we will pass on our 30 years of passionate natural and chemical-free beekeeping experience.
Beekeeping Internship Details
General Description: E&M Gold Beekeepers, LC is a family beekeeping Business using natural and chemical-free beekeeping techniques and we also breed our own queens. We provide our customers with local and US produced honey and work to create trusting relationships so they know their honey will always have the best taste and be the highest quality and purity. We believe in giving back to our community and planet through mentoring other beekeepers and donating one percent of our gross sales to environmental causes.
Internship Starts: April 1, 2013
Internship Ends: September 30, 2013
Skills Desired: We are looking for a self-starter and quick learner who is interested in learning chemical free beekeeping and is willing to perform daily physical work amongst the amazing honeybee. You must have a drivers license and transportation and must be available an average of 20 daylight hours per week, May though September. Interested candidates should provide their contact information and previous experience; references will be required.
Educational Opportunities: Developing a natural and stronger honeybee using the Carniolan and Russian honeybee races and rear queens using the Cloake Board method. You will experience and learn to rear and manage the honeybee with out the use of chemicals.
Internship Details: Duties will include working and managing honeybees in our (2) breeding yards and (15) out-yards, harvesting honey, queen rearing, bottling honey and delivering packages to FedEx and delivery honey products to our customers. Our method of beekeeping is very labor intensive since we use natural methods to manage our bees and we do not use any chemicals.
Contact: Mary Kosenski