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The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Opportunity Description: 

A leader in the study and preservation of biodiversity, the Arnold Arboretum stewards a renowned plant collection of more than 2,100 species in a spectacular Olmsted-designed landscape. Integrative horticultural training programs and seasonal appointments offer unparalleled opportunities to gain practical knowledge, learn from experts, and explore career paths at one of America’s foremost public gardens.

The Isabella Welles Hunnewell Internship Program

This 12- to 14-week summer program offers students and early career professionals valuable on-the-job experience, classes, and mentorship by Arboretum staff. Interns focus their work in horticulture, arboriculture, plant production, or curation, and participate in classes, field trips, individual assignments, and a team project.

The Living Collections Fellowship 

This unique opportunity develops the talents of rising plant care and public garden professionals through collaborative work with leaders in the field. Fellows spearhead significant initiatives in horticulture, curation, and/or plant production to complete a large-scale project during a two-year-long fellowship.


Applications due by February 9, 2018

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