Job openings can be researched online at the Architect of the Capitol website. Positions are listed under the Architect of the Capitol, the administering agency for the U.S. Botanic Garden.
- Horticulturalist (Supervisory Gardener) - applications close June 19, 2020
The selectee will serve as the Horticulturist (Supervisory Gardener) leading the Exhibits and Displays Section, supporting the USBG mission by overseeing planning, development and maintenance of temporary exhibits and greenhouse crops and by supervising a team of employees assigned to the Section.
These positions assist USBG Staff in facilitating the Hands on Plant Science (HOPS) Program for DC youth between the ages of 7-12. This two-week program takes place outside in the National Garden. Program staff will gain plant science teaching skills and knowledge, with a special emphasis on hands-on learning.
AOC Summer Internships
AOC internship opportunities are offered through both the Horticulture and the Public Programs Divisions. To research these opportunities please visit www.aoc.gov/careers and www.usajobs.com *These positions are paid and mainly available during the summer.
Thank you for your interest in interning at the United States Botanic Garden! High School and College / Graduate Internships are closed at this time. Please check back in fall 2020 for possible openings.
These positions offer high school students the opportunity to gain plant and environmental teaching skills through the facilitation of hands-on educational modules and programs at the United States Botanic Garden. *These positions are unpaid. Must be at least a rising high school junior to apply.
- Fall Public Programs Internship
- Spring Public Programs Internship
College / Graduate
- College Education Intern
Interns will gain experience in plant and environmental education, with a special emphasis on hands-on learning. Selected interns will work with USBG staff to complete a specialized educational project that meets their career and course objectives. *Positions are unpaid. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Due: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the United States Botanic Garden! Please see our Volunteer page to learn more about becoming a volunteer.