Opportunities at the U.S. Botanic Garden (Jobs and Internships)

Employment Opportunities


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.

Summer Opportunities:

Internship Opportunities

Various internship opportunities exist for high school college students, in departments ranging from Horticulture to Public Programs (museum management, programming, education, communications). Contact usbg@aoc.gov with inquiries about additional internship opportunities.

  • National Garden intern, 10-week summer internship administered by National Fund for the U.S. Botanic Garden
    Applications in January
    In this 10-week summer position the intern learns how to prepare and run 16 different hands on plant science modules through our HOPS (Hands On Plants Science) program. The National Garden Intern works closely with U.S. Botanic Garden staff to facilitate the running of HOPS, bringing vital educational opportunities to DC's youth. The candidate must be at least a rising college junior to apply for this position.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the United States Botanic Garden! Please see our Volunteer page for information.