Education, urban forestry, plant protection, plant propagation, arboriculture, and MORE

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Deadline: February 15, 2017

Duration: One-year, Starts June 12, 2017
Position Type: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Compensation: $12 per hour plus benefits including vacation, health insurance and tuition benefits
Application Deadline: February 15, 2017

Job Summary:
The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, a 166-acre public garden in Philadelphia, has nine year-long, full-time internship positions available. The positions are open in education, urban forestry, plant protection, plant propagation, arboriculture, botany, horticulture, natural lands and the rose and flower garden. Interns work alongside experts in the public horticulture field, and take two University of Pennsylvania courses, “Understanding Plants” and “Evaluating Public Gardens.” These courses are offered through the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania. Interns receive academic credit for successfully completing these classes.

Qualifications:
Background in horticulture, biology, botany, landscape design, land management, or education. For a complete position descriptions and specific qualifications for each position:  http://www.business-services.upenn.edu/arboretum/ed_internships.shtml

To Apply:
Send or e-mail letter of intent, resume, transcripts, and three letters of reference (these can be sent directly to Jan McFarlan from the person writing them) to:
Jan McFarlan, Internship Coordinator
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118
jlm@upenn.edu