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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, applications are no longer being accepted.  Please check back in January 2021 for next year's opportunities.


Center for Tree Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Experience careers that explore solutions for climate change, biodiversity, natural resources management, and urban life through the Center for Tree Science REU Program, Tree Science in the Anthropocene, funded by the National Science Foundation. The 2020 summer internship program runs from June 8 through August 14. Successful applicants receive a stipend, housing, travel assistance, and research budget. At this time, applications are no longer being accepted for this position. Please check back December 2020 for information on the 2021 summer program or visit our Integrated Mentorship page to learn about other research experiences at The Morton Arboretum. 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.