skip to content

Student Travel Opportunities

Regional Locations

  • East Coast

    Fall Field Trip (More details to come)

    The fall field trip is typically held in October with visits to nurseries, garden centers, botanical gardens, private estates and other sites for students interested in horticulture.

Guidelines for the regional trip include
Payment schedule - 1/2 payment: 4 wks prior to the trip, remaining payment: 2 wks prior. Costs will vary from $100 - $500 according to destination but will be kept low by students sharing rooms.
In order for a trip to be successful, it must include at least 12 students.
2-3 advisors will lead the trip and will likely rotate through a list of 3-4 advisors interested in travel

Guidelines for the international trip include:

  1. Payment schedule - 1/2 payment: 4 wks prior to the trip, remaining payment: 2 wks prior. Costs will vary from $100 - $500 according to destination but will be kept low by students sharing rooms.
  2. In order for a trip to be successful, it must include at least 12 students.
  3. 2-3 advisors will lead the trip and will likely rotate through a list of 3-4 advisors interested in travel.

National Locations

  • 2015 PLANET Student Career Days

    PLANET Student Career Days

    The 2015 PLANET Student Career Days and National Collegiate Landscape Competition is being hosted by NC State University, held from March 12-15th, 2015.

    This national competition is hosted at different locations across the country (March or early April); learn about the PLANET Student Career Days competition and future locations.

Guidelines for the national trip include
Payment schedule - 1/2 payment: Jan 15th, remaining payment: Feb 15th. Costs will vary from $300 - $800 according to destination but will be kept low by students sharing rooms.
The trip is financed by fundraising and student payment. Each student has the opportunity to defray costs by participating in fundraising activities
2-3 advisors will lead the trip.

Guidelines for the international trip include:

  1. Payment schedule - 1/2 payment: Jan 15th, remaining payment: Feb 15th. Costs will vary from $300 - $800 according to destination but will be kept low by students sharing rooms.
  2. The trip is financed by fundraising and student payment. Each student has the opportunity to defray costs by participating in fundraising activities.
  3. 2-3 advisors will lead the trip.

International Locations

  • England

    May 2015 - England

    Visits include botanical gardens, streetscapes, private estates, national sites of interest and horticultural retail locations.

  • US Pacific Northwest

    May 2016 - Pacific NW

    Visits include food/plant production facilities, botanical gardens, state & national parks, and public/private estates.

  • Hawaii

    May 2017 - Hawaii

    Visits include food/plant production facilities, botanical gardens, state & national parks, and public/private estates.

Guidelines for the international trip include
Payment schedule - 1/2 payment: Jan 15th, remaining payment: Mar 15th. Costs will vary from $1500 – $4000 according to destination but will be kept low by students sharing rooms and advanced airfare purchases.
Student must attend NC State or Oregon State but does not have to be a horticulture major.
In order for a trip to be successful, it must include at least 12 students.
2–3 advisors will lead the trip and will likely rotate through a list of 5–6 advisors interested in travel.
Be sure to get your passport in advance

Guidelines for the international trip include:

  1. Payment schedule - 1/2 payment: Jan 15th, remaining payment: Mar 15th. Costs will vary from $1500 – $4000 according to destination but will be kept low by students sharing rooms and advanced airfare purchases.
  2. Student must attend NC State or Oregon State but does not have to be a horticulture major.
  3. In order for a trip to be successful, it must include at least 12 students.
  4. 2–3 advisors will lead the trip and will likely rotate through a list of 5–6 advisors interested in travel.
  5. Be sure to get your passport in advance