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Internship with Smithsonian Gardens

Smithsonian Gardens (SG) provides an array of learning experiences through its internship program thanks to the wide diversity of services and programs it offers at the Smithsonian Institution, the world’s largest museum complex. Interns will learn skills in a broad range of horticultural endeavors from professional staff that can provide a strong practical background to emerging professionals wanting to enter the public gardening world.

The following intern programs are operating onsite, and hybrid format that are accepting applications for Summer 2024:

Internship Projects (February 1 application deadline for summer 2024):

Archives of American Gardens Internship

Application deadline - February 1

Education and Outreach Internship
Landscape Architecture
Horticulture Internship
Orchid Collection Internship

How to Apply

Submit an online application via SOLAA
Two letters of recommendation
College Transcripts
Essay describing background, interest in field, career goals, and chosen project
Portfolio (required only for students applying for Landscape Architecture Internship)

Contact Information

For questions regarding this opportunity, please contact:

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