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Public Horticulture Intern - Lincoln Park Zoo Summer Jobs

Lincoln Park Zoo | Education Department

The Public Horticulture Intern is a full-time 12-week paid position to assist in the management of plant records and labeling of garden plants, horticulture maintenance, animal browse collection, and garden design. The intern will work with the Director of Horticulture and Manager of Plant Records and Horticulture Programs to build a general knowledge of public horticulture, studying and learning plants that thrive in the Chicago area, as well as in a conservatory setting, and utilizing the resources provided by the zoo to further develop themselves professionally. They will also get the unique opportunity to work in a public garden at a zoo. The internship will be project-based, depending on the interest of the candidate, and will conclude with a presentation on their project. Participants earn $15.80/hr.


College degree seeking or recent graduate from a program studying horticulture, plant sciences, landscape architecture, biology or similar science related field.


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Age: 17—24
Cost: FREE
Type: In Person

Date + Time

Date(s): 06/01/2024 - 08/31/2024

Time: See Schedule

Registration deadline: 04/30/2024


2001 North Clark Street
Chicago,IL 60614

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