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!

Country Gardeners of Lima Horticultural Internship, 2018

Tyler Arboretum is seeking an Intern who is passionate about horticulture and has a commitment to learning through hands-on experience. This 10-week internship is intended for those with an existing knowledge of routine garden maintenance. The position offers the opportunity to develop skills in woody plant identification, trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, mapping and plant records, and plant material evaluation (herbaceous and woody plants) and grounds maintenance activities. To read the full position description, click here.

To apply, please send a cover letter and résumé to arrive by February 15, 2018 to: Julia Lo Ehrhardt, Community Outreach Manager Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Road, Media, PA 19063 Email: jlo@tylerarboretum.org. References may be requested following initial interview. Tyler Arboretum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Youth Education Internship

Gain hands on experience in the professional world of youth development and non-traditional education. Youth Education interns work directly with the Youth Programs Manager/Summer Camp Director to enhance, plan and implement field trips, scout groups, birthdays and public programs. Interns will have hands on opportunities work with youth, other staff and to participate in the behind-the scenes pieces of program development and management. Applicants should have strong attention to detail, excellent written and oral communication skills and a positive personality. This volunteer internship commences in September (negotiable). We are looking for an individual who can commit to at least 8 hours per week (more hours available, if interested). End date is on or around December 1st For more information, click here for job description. For more information, please contact Liz Hornbach at LHornbach@tylerarboretum.org or 610-566-9134 x302. Internship is unpaid.

 

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