Be prepared for your next career move: Foresight Career Innovation Seminar.
Interns will rotate through most Arboretum departments during the internship, gaining experience primarily in these areas: Collections and Garden Curation and Planning and Design, Plant Records, and Plant Propagation. Additional activities include “Experience Enrichment Days” to incorporate aspects of public horticulture not covered in daily work.
- Interest in pursuing a career in public horticulture.
- Gardening or plant maintenance experience.
- Enrollment of completion of a B.S. or M.S. degree in the Life Sciences are (Biology, Botany, Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Horticulture or Ecology)
- The Arboretum regrets it is unable to accept international students at this time
Send a cover letter, resume, statement purpose, official transcript and intern application to:
Human Resources Coordinator
The Morton Aboretum
4100 Illinois Route 53
Lisle, IL 60532-1293
Intern stipend is $10/hour for a 37.5 hour workweek.