Jobs in Arboriculture - National Intern Day
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Josh Lapacz, former Davey intern and now crew leader at Davey's North Minneapolis office, and Sierra McCoy, intern at the same office, talk about how they found their way to jobs in arboriculture and what internships are like at Davey. 

In this episode we cover:

  • How Josh became interested in arboriculture (0:55)
  • How Sierra became interested in arboriculture (2:02)
  • What internships in arboriculture are like at Davey (2:38)
  • Learning how to climb (4:16)
  • How do you decide which area of arboriculture to work in? (6:28)
  • Josh's role at his office (8:29)
  • Getting comfortable in a new role and asking questions (10:34)
  • Josh's favorite part of his job (13:04)
  • Satisfaction of helping homeowners (14:16)
  • Next steps in Josh's and Sierra's careers (15:21)

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