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Horticulture and cosmetic lab assistant

Colorado Aromatics
Colorado Aromatics

Overview

Colorado Aromatics is a natural skin care line. During the summer, they grow herbs on their farm to use in products. They also manufacture skin care products and ship them to customers. The horticulture and cosmetic lab assistant will learn to identify, grow, and trim various herbs such as lavender and learn their uses. This position will also learn how to harvest, dry, and process the herbs for the lab. In the cosmetic lab, this assistant will help with making herb extracts, weighing ingredients, and making skincare products. This position will then ship orders, provide excellent customer service, and help with the company’s social media accounts.

Reports To:Cindy Jones, owner
Status:Part-time Internship
Hours/Duration:10-12 Hrs/Week
Duration:May – August, 2022
Location:(Farm) 13651 N 115th St., Longmont
(Lab) 340 Lashley, Unit 220, Longmont
Compensation:Unpaid / Up to 60 hours
Grade Level:11-12
Prerequisites:Agriculture Coursework
Slots Available:1
Application Deadline:Friday, April 29, 2022
  • Learn to identify various herbs and learn their uses
  • Learn how various herbs grow
  • Learn how to trim lavender and start new plants
  • Identify weeds and learn techniques of removing them
  • Learn how to harvest & dry herbs
  • Learn how to process herbs/ remove leaves
  • Observe and help with distilling
  • Learn about greeting customers/ customer service
  • help making herb extracts
  • Help with weighing ingredients / making skincare products
  • Shipping orders
  • Social media

Education & Certifications

  • HS diploma or concurrent enrollment in a relevant CTE pathway – Agriculture

Competencies & Abilities

  • Friendly, approachable, able to talk to customers
  • Interest in farming and/or skincare products
  • Desire to learn

Additional Details

  • Applicant needs to have the physical ability to lift 50 pounds, as well as bending to handle weeding and tools

Application Deadline: Friday, April 29, 2022

(You must be signed in to your SVVSD student email account to apply)

Questions?

If you have questions about this internship, please contact:

Kate Topham
CETC Counselor
topham_katherine@svvsd.org

Buck Webber
Assistant Principal
webber_charles@svvsd.org


About Partner

http://www.coloradoaromatics.com

Colorado Aromatics – Skincare blog


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