Internships

Tyler Arboretum provides internships to qualified applicants wishing to learn about horticulture, youth education and communications. Each year, we welcome interns from various disciplines to gain practical training in a thriving non-profit work environment. If you are ready for a fun educational atmosphere with hands-on experience, consider an internship with Tyler Arboretum!

Horticulture internship

O'Dell-Students,-Valley-Park-7.25WEB2Our Horticulture Internships connect students with Tyler Arboretum’s knowledgeable Horticulture Staff and provides opportunities to assist with the maintenance and development of our garden spaces and natural areas. Interns gain hands-on, real world experience caring for horticultural collections, trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, planning and leading projects, and managing volunteers. Horticulture interns also have the opportunity to attend educational sessions led by Tyler staff, as well as public programs including bird walks, wildflower walks and more. Field trips to other public gardens, nurseries and/or natural areas are offered to round out the internship. You’ll find details of our 2017 horticulture internship here. 

 

Development internship

Want to gain working knowledge of the operations of a nonprofit Development office, including activities related to database management, membership, annual fund, and special events? This is your chance to work with professionals in the field and learn from real experiences. This volunteer internship commences mid to late May (negotiable). We are looking for an individual who can commit to 7.5 hours per week. End date is also negotiable. For more information, click here for job description. Applications are due May 1, 2017 to jlo@tylerarboretum.org.

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