US National Arboretum




Now accepting applications for internships.

Program Description

The U.S. National Arboretum is one of the premier arboretums in the country, located just 2 miles from the U.S. Capitol.  A limited number of internships for qualified individuals seeking on-the-job work experience and training in horticulture, botany and plant research are available. Selected individuals gain hands-on experience throughout the Arboretum's various plant collections, greenhouses, and research laboratories. In addition, interns complete a project and participate in educational field trips. Internships vary in length from 3 months to 6 months and begin in spring 2018.

The following internships are open: 

Application requirements: a cover letter, resume, transcripts (unofficial are accepted), and three references.

If you need more information, have any questions or concerns, please contact us at:

     USNA Internship Coordinator
     US National Arboretum
     3501 New York Avenue, NE
     Washington, DC 20002
     (202) 245-4563

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