Student Research

Smith College students engage in botanical and horticultural research through different programs offered by the Botanic Garden.

STRIDE Scholars

  • STRIDE scholors have the opportunity to work on curatorial or educations projects

Summer Botanic Garden Interns

Academic Year Interns

  • Academic year interns and work-study students may participate in ongoing  projects at the Botanic Garden
  • Students in biology courses may work on research projects with faculty in the Department of Biological Sciences

Royal Botanic Garden at Kew in London

Summer Smithsonian Internship

  • Students participating in the Summer Smithsonian Internship at the National Museum of Natural History (part of the Smithsonian Institution) under the supervision of Dr. W. John Kress, chair of the Botany Department, particpate in ongoing research projects there.