2022 Landscaping Internships

Meet Our 2022 Interns

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Meet Our Interns

Now in its seventh year, Southview Design’s internship program provides students the opportunity to experience the landscape industry firsthand. The purpose of Southview Design’s internship program is to give students working knowledge of the landscape design-build-maintenance industry and an understanding of the overall operation of the company.

Jack Youngren, Michaela Long, and Aubrey Stewart will spend eight weeks with Southview Design learning all aspects of the business.

Michaela Long, North Dakota State University

Michaela Long

Michaela Long will graduate from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor's in Horticulture and a minor in Landscape Architecture. Born and raised in Minnesota, Michaela grew up on her family ranch riding and showing horses. She has 4 siblings, a dog named Banner, 16 horses, and a couple of barn cats! Michaela has always had a passion for plants and design and is thrilled to begin her career in the landscape industry.

Jack Youngren, University of Minnesota

Jack Youngren

Jack will graduate from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor's in Landscape Architecture. Born in Fridley and raised in Andover, Jack has lived in Minnesota his entire life. He has always had a passion for the outdoors and enjoys traveling and having new experiences. Jack has found the landscape industry to be extremely rewarding because he gets to spend his time in the fresh air, and every day brings new challenges and experiences.


Aubrey Stewart, Brigham Young University

Aubrey Stewart

Aubrey attends Brigham Young University, where she is working towards her Bachelor's in Plants and Landscape Systems. She grew up in a family where working outdoors and loving plants was a priority. After spending time working in the sun as a grounds keeper, Aubrey knew the landscape industry was the right fit. In March, she was on the winning team for the National Collegiate Landscaping Competition. Aubrey is the eldest of five children and is extremely close with her family. In her free time, she enjoys listening to audiobooks and watching her favorite shows at home

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