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Current Events and Programs


UPDATED September 11, 2009

Recent Interns
Program Description
The U.S. National Arboretum offers a limited number of internships to qualified individuals seeking on-the-job work experience and training in horticulture, botany, research, education, facilities management, and public garden administration. Selected individuals gain hands-on experience throughout the Arboretum's various plant collections, greenhouses, and research laboratories.

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

Summer Horticultural Internships
Part-Time Horticultural Internships
Year-Long Horticultural Internships
Year-Long Public Educatio Internships
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.