The Botanic Garden of Smith College offers 12-week paid summer internships that provide critical training and insight into the tasks and skills associated with managing a public garden. This internship is situated within a curricular framework that includes field trips and individual research projects.
Interns work between gardens, working with Smith’s expert staff to build and maintain the outdoor plant collection. Responsibilities include installation and transplanting, pruning, propagation, weed management, integrated pest management, plant identification, public outreach, and collections management and record keeping.
The 12-week internship runs from mid-May to mid-August. A 35-hour work week may include occasional weekend hours. Please contact Gaby Immerman for more information. Inquiries must be received by March 1.