The Maidstone Club located on the East End of Long Island is seeking two qualified interns looking to learn, work hard, and enjoy all The Hamptons has to offer for 3 or 6-months. Maidstone’s property is very diverse across the 27-holes of golf from dunes along the coast, to wetlands along Hook Pond, to woodlands.
Facilities at the club are highlighted by the championship West Course, designed by Willie Park Jr. and restored by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw in 2014. The west course features over 800 yards of Atlantic Ocean coastline along its southern boundary. Its complimented by a 9-hole course with its own unique history. The tennis facility features 19-grass courts, 4-Har Tru Hydro Courts, and 2-croquet lawns. There is also a beach club and well regarded junior activities program in the summer.
As an intern for the 2023 season you will be exposed to all aspects of turfgrass management and will work closely with the management team daily. The Maidstone internship program is open to 3 or 6-month internships. It is capped at two interns to deliver the best experience possible for you. Interns will have the chance to gain experience all surfaces and all sports.
There will be plenty of time spent working, but candidates will have ample time during the internship to experience the great benefits of living “out east” such as world class beaches, surfing, fishing, and the explore all that The Hamptons have to offer. Interns are offered housing 5-minutes from the grounds department & less than a 1.5 miles to the beach.
Will be involved with course set up and daily operations
Will be involved with water management on all surfaces
Will be involved with mowing all surfaces
Will assist with fertilizer applications and calibrations
Will assist with irrigation repairs and troubleshooting
Opportunity to develop skills managing small groups and projects
Opportunity to work on grass/clay tennis courts, grass croquet courts
Golfing privileges on both courses
Tennis privileges on grass & clay
Pay: $18.50/hr + OT (after 40 hours), paid weekly
Free housing located off property
Five-minutes from the golf course and the beach
One day a week off during the golf season
Potential for advancement to an Assistant position
Free meals (Dinning Room, Beach club, Take-out)
Free uniforms & a pro shop discount
Educational Requirements: Currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a 2 or 4-year degree, or certificate in turfgrass management/science, or related field at an accredited university.
ExperienceRequirements: Prior golf maintenance a plus. Internship candidates should be motivated to pursue a career in turfgrass management.
Special Requirements: Good attitude, motivated work ethic, seek to learn, long hours required at times.
Interested candidates please email your resume and cover letter to John Genovesi, Director of Grounds: