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Year-Long Internships at the Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania


Duration: One-year, Starts June 15, 2020
Position Type: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Compensation: $13.10 per hour plus benefits including vacation, health insurance and tuition benefits
Application Deadline: February 14, 2020

Job Summary:
The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, a 166-acre public garden in Philadelphia, has nine year-long, full-time internship positions available. The positions are open in education, urban forestry, plant protection, plant propagation, arboriculture, botany, horticulture, natural lands and the rose and flower garden. Interns work alongside experts in the public horticulture field, and take two University of Pennsylvania courses, "Understanding Plants" and "Evaluating Public Gardens." These courses are offered through the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania. Interns receive academic credit for successfully completing these classes.

Background in horticulture, biology, botany, landscape design, land management, or education. For a complete position descriptions and specific qualifications for each position: Click here

To Apply


Visit the University of Pennsylvania website at jobs@penn to search jobs, create an account, and fill out an online job application. Attach letter of intent and resume. Have three letters of reference and transcripts (sent directly to Jan McFarlan from the person writing them) to:

Jan McFarlan, Assistant Director of Education
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118

215-247-5777, ext. 156