Career Guide to UNL Majors - Horticulture

Learn about the career paths of UNL students and recent graduates.


  • Crew Leader, Mulhall's Nursery
  • Curator of Horticulture, Lincoln Children's Zoo
  • Designer, Mulhall's
  • Extension 4-H Agent, Kansas State University Research & Extension
  • Extension Assistant - Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Foreman, Kinghorn Gardens
  • Head Floral Designer, Blooms
  • Hired Hand and Berried Treasures Landscapes, C&B Kai Farms and Berried Treasures Landscapes
  • Horticulturatlist, Downtown Lincoln Association
  • Laborer/ Horticulturist, Lincoln Parks and Recreation
  • Landscape Designer, Canopy Gardens
  • Landscape Designer/Landscape Foreman, Campbell's Nurseries
  • Perennial Assistant, Campbell's Garden Center
  • Secondary Agriculture Education Teacher, Anselmo-Merna School District
  • Self-employed Landscaping, Cutting Edge Landscapes
  • Service and Construction Foreman, Clearwater Pools
  • Tree and Shrub Specialist, Finke Gardens and Nursery
  • Vineyard Manager, Landscape Technician, Designs By Nelson, Inc

Further Education

  • Entomology, Washington State University
  • Masters in Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Masters in Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Masters of Horticulture, Kansas State University
  • MS Agronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


  • Agricultural Journalism Intern, World Media Academy
  • Crew Foreman, Sticks and Stones LLC
  • Design Intern, Sunken Gardens
  • Design Internship, Blooms and Bouquets
  • Farm hand internship, Pleasant Valley Farm
  • Gabelman Scholarship Intern, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Greenhouse Assistant, UNL Dept of Agronomy & Horticulture
  • Horticulture Internship, UNL Horticulture Club
  • Intern, Downtown Omaha Improvement District Association
  • Intern, Nebraska 4-H Foundation
  • Landscape Design Intern, Lanoha's Nursery
  • Landscape Installation Intern, Pond Masters Plus
  • Landscape Intern, Berried Treasure
  • Marketing Intern, Nebraska 4-H Foundation
  • Nursery Intern, Great Plains Nursery
  • Nursery Production Intern, Spruce Point Tree Farm
  • Plan Production/Landscaping Intern, Campbell's Nursery
  • Produce Farm Intern, Pekarek's Produce
  • Public Gardening Intern, Downtown Lincoln Association
  • Research Intern, Nebraska Forest Service
  • Tree service intern, Drefs Tree Service
  • UNL Cooperative Extension Intern, Fillmore County Extension

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