New Mexico Company's Intern Program Now in 10th Year

Heads Up Landscape Contractors' internship program provides 12 weeks of job experience.

Heads Up Landscape Contractors is welcoming nine student interns from three different colleges for 12 weeks of on the job experience throughout the summer. These students are studying business, landscape design, landscape management, horticulture and other disciplines.

“This is our 10th year, and each year we find the best and brightest business, landscape and horticulture students from around the country,” says Gary Mallory, CEO of Heads Up Landscape Contractors. “We believe that landscape design, installation and maintenance can be a great career and love helping students who are as passionate about ‘growing better’ as we are.”

Interns from University of New Mexico are Ledonia Lucero, Adam Solares, Alejandro Valadez, Aidee Vega, Caleb Ward, and Shay Williams. Briana Dominguez attends New Mexico State University. Eric Elrod and Macey Wollenberg represent Oklahoma State University.

Heads Up searches nationwide for student interns for its annual 12-week program. Their time with Heads Up provides on the job experience, and often leads to full-time employment with the company. For information about the program, please contact Eddie Padilla, Vice President/Director of Sales & Marketing, 505-898-9615 or [email protected].

Award-winning Heads Up Landscape Contractors was founded in 1973 by Gary Mallory as a two-man residential lawn sprinkler service. Forty-three years later, Heads Up designs, installs and maintains New Mexico’s top commercial and residential landscapes, and leads the xeriscape industry as one of the top 100 landscaping companies in the country. In 2014, Heads Up was voted Best Landscaper by the readers of the Albuquerque Journal, and named Best in the City for landscaping services by the readers of Albuquerque The Magazine for the second year in a row.