Pursuing a career

Internship skills checklist

Agronomy

Agronomy/horticulture
Aquatic plant management
Arboriculture
Drainage
Electrical
Engineering
Entomology
Equipment repair
Golf course operation
Golf course renovation
Golf course setup
Hydrology
Irrigation
Landscaping
Meteorology
Microbiology
Mower adjustment
New equipment evaluation
Ornamental horticulture
Plant genetics
Plant nutrition
Plant pathology
Plant physiology
Pump station technology
Soil chemistry/physics
Soil sample interpretations
Surveying
Tournament preparation
Weed science

Business

Accounting
Basic contract law
Business management
Financial/budget planning
Labor relations
Long-range planning
Personnel management
Purchasing
Worker safety (OSHA)

Communication

Community relations
Golf issues
Government relations
Hazard communication
Photography
Playing the game of golf
Playability issues
Public relations
Rules of golf

Environmental management

Environmental compliance
Integrated pest management
Wetlands
Wildlife management