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Public Horticulture Internship

Every summer, The Morton Arboretum offers up to two, 13-week internships in public horticulture. The Public Horticulture Internship is designed to introduce students to the dynamic, multifaceted, and rewarding field of public horticulture. By rotating among the science and horticulture staff at the Arboretum, interns gain a broad range of experiences which will help shape their future career interests.  learn more

At this time, the 2021 Public Horticulture Internship has been suspended. Please check back in January 2022 for additional updates regarding this possible internship opportunity for the summer of 2022.


Center for Tree Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

In order to create a safe and exceptional experience for students and staff, the 2021 REU program has been postponed until Summer 2022.  General details about the program are available.  learn more


Other Intern Positions



The Morton Arboretum offers seasonal employment and service learning credit hours to college students or graduate students seeking experience in other areas. See Employment or Volunteer options.