Title: Smithsonian Garden Internship
Salary Range: Stipend
Consideration Date: December 1
The Smithsonian Gardens provides an exceptionally well-rounded array of experiences in its intern program. Interns will learn skills in a broad range of horticultural endeavors from SI’s expert professional staff and can provide a strong practical background to emerging professionals hoping to enter the public gardening world. A limited number of stipends available. Candidates must pay for their own travel, housing, and subsistence during the period of the internship.
The Smithsonian Gardens, a division of the Smithsonian Institution, is responsible for the “landscapes, interiorscapes, and horticulture-related collections and exhibits”, which serve as an outdoor extension of the Smithsonian’s museums and learning spaces in Washington, D.C.
This internship program is applicable for:
- Smithsonian Gardens accepts current and recently graduated undergraduate and graduate students studying horticulture, landscape architecture, museum studies, or other related fields.
- Selection is based on both an evaluation of the applicant’s application and available positions.
How to Apply:
To apply, applicants must create an account and submit an application online by the given link: https://solaa.si.edu/solaa/#/public
The Internship application is comprised of:
- Two letters of recommendation
- College transcript(s)
- Essay describing background, interest in field, career goals and chosen project
There is a limited number of stipends available.
If you have questions regarding the internship application process, please contact the Intern Coordinator at (202) 633-5840 or e-mail at gardens-at-si.edu.