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Internships

Public Horticulture Internship
 

The 2016 Public Horticulture Internships have been filled for this year.  Please visit our website in early 2017 for information on next year's program.

 

Center for Tree Science - Undergraduate Research Fellowship

 

The Morton Arboretum’s Center for Tree Science offers summer fellowships to continuing undergraduate students.  We consider candidates with strong academic backgrounds and an interest in topics such as basic tree biology, forest ecology, arboriculture, biomechanics, root biology, soil science, genetics, phylogenetics, systematics, conservation biology, and restoration ecology.  Learn more about our Research program areas here  

 

The 2017 program dates will be June 12 through August 18.  Successful applicants receive a stipend, an opportunity for housing, and a nominal budget for research.  Fellows will work with their mentors to identify a research question, develop a proposal, conduct their research, and prepare a research poster.  Students in the program participate in weekly activities, such as seminars, field trips, social events, and more.  At the end of the program, fellows will present their research in a student research symposium.  learn more

 

Interested candidates should apply HERE.  Application review will begin January 1 and continue through February 24, 2017. Please contact ctsurf@mortonarb.org with questions.   

 

The Morton Arboretum offers seasonal employment, unpaid internships, and service learning credit hours to college students or graduate students seeking experience in other areas. See Employment or Volunteer options.