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Smithsonian Gardens Internship

smithsonian gardensThe Smithsonian Gardens manages the grounds of the Smithsonian museums in Washington, DC and develops horticultural displays and exhibitions in exterior and interior museum spaces that are enjoyed by millions of visitors each year. SG internships provide practical learning experiences in the extremely diverse field of horticulture. Assignments vary from one specific project to a broad range of activities in the many SG branches including garden and grounds maintenance, greenhouse production, landscape design, collections management (orchids, garden furnishings and horticultural artifacts, and garden archives), integrated pest management, and educational outreach. The 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. For additional information on Smithsonian Gardens internships and SG’s application form, visit: http://gardens.si.edu

Contact Phone: (202) 633-5840

Contact Email: gardens@si.edu

Program Website: http://gardens.si.edu

 

Summer Session

Term: 10-16 weeks

Deadline: February 1; Internships will begin approximately three months after the deadline

 

Fall Session

Term: 10-16 weeks

Deadline: June 1; Internships will begin approximately three months after the deadline

 

Winter/Spring Session

Term: 10-16 weeks

Deadline: November 1; Internships will begin approximately three months after the deadline

 

Apply Through: SOLAA

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