US National Arboretum



Marketing Internship
3-4 months, full time, beginning in March or April

Interns will work directly with the directorís office and will complete a project that is directly related to the arboretumís marketing goals. Compensation for the marketing intern will be determined based on experience, approx. $10.94/hr - $14.56/hr.

Applicants need to have either completed course work or have acquired practical experience in marketing or a related field. Basic understanding of media relations, press releases, product promotion, and the ability work independently are very important. An interest in plants and the environment is helpful.

Duties & Working Conditions
Intern assists the directorís office with the promotion of the U.S. National Arboretum and its current programs. Most of the work is performed in an office setting, either on a computer or on the phone.

Available Position:

Marketing Assistant: A new exhibit on biofuels will open this summer. There is a specific need to notify the public and the media of this exhibitís arrival. The directorís office has several other projects that need to be promoted. In this internship, you will work closely with the Administration and Marketing Manager and the Director to develop outreach materials and will be introduced to the marketing needs of a public garden and how they may differ from the private sector.

To apply:

To apply for the Marketing internship, please send a cover letter, resume, transcripts,
and a completed Supplemental Questionnaire to:

     Internship Office
     US National Arboretum
     3501 New York Avenue, NE
     Washington, DC 20002

Click here to download the supplemental questionnaire.

Applicants not currently enrolled in school must go through the ARS Human Resources Department. Please check back here over the next couple of weeks for a link to the application.

To learn more about the other various types of internships, requirements, and how you may apply,
please click on the links provided below.

Research Internships
Summer Horticultural Internships
Part-Time Horticultural Internships
Marketing Internship
Year-Long Internship
Internship page

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Internship Coordinator:
(202) 245-4563 or

Optional Form 306, (Declaration for Federal Employment): If you are selected for any of these positions, you will be required to complete this form before an offer may be made.

Selective Service System:
Males over age 18 who were born after December 31, 1959, must have registered with the Selective Service System (or have an exemption) to be eligible for Federal employment.

EEO Policy Statemnt: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

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