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Career Paths



At Dennis’ 7 Dees, we believe in teaching
the next generation the ins and outs of landscaping.

We provide paid internships to eligible candidates; internships can be customized depending on your area of interest. We have 5 divisions to serve our customers’ landscaping/gardening needs: Residential Design/Build, Commercial Construction, Residential Maintenance, Commercial Maintenance, and Retail Garden Centers.


First-hand experience is the best way to find the right fit.


We are proud to contribute to the education of new talent.


Students return to their schools as our best recruiters.


This is a paid internship; $14 per hour wage. You may also qualify for college credit through this internship.

Duration & Dates

Internships are a minimum of 6 weeks and a maximum of 16 weeks. They are usually available during summer, but we can accommodate spring and fall interns as well, depending on your area of interest.

Sample Schedule

The schedule is flexible and will be customized depending on length of internship and your interests.

2–3 weeks with Residential Design/Build

  • 2 weeks in field
  • 1 week job shadow: sales person

2 weeks with Commercial Construction

  • 1 week in field
  • 1 week job shadow: Project Manager and estimating

2 weeks with Maintenance (Residential, Commercial, or both)

  • 1 week in field: maintenance crew
  • 1 day in field: irrigation crew
  • 1 day in field: interior plant maintenance
  • 3 days job shadow: Account Manager

1–2 weeks at Retail Garden Center/Urban Plant Shop
1 week at administrative office: accounting and/or purchasing


  • Must be enrolled in a horticulture or landscape-related 2- or 4-year degree program
  • Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Must provide current resume and complete in-person interview
  • Must possess a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, including marijuana
  • Must be able to travel to work sites around Portland
  • Must be able to physically perform various jobs, which can be demanding

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