Internships at Tyler

Tyler Arboretum provides internships to qualified applicants wishing to learn about horticulture, youth education, and communications. Each year, we welcome interns from various disciplines to gain practical training in a thriving non-profit work environment. If you are ready for a fun educational atmosphere with hands-on experience, consider an internship with Tyler Arboretum!

Horticultural Internship, 2019

The 2019 Horticultural internship has been filled. Each year, Tyler Arboretum seeks an Intern who is passionate about horticulture and has a commitment to learning through hands-on experience. This 10-week internship is intended for those with existing knowledge of routine garden maintenance. The position offers the opportunity to develop skills in woody plant identification, trail maintenance, invasive plant removal, mapping and plant records, and plant material evaluation (herbaceous and woody plants) and grounds maintenance activities.

To read the full position description, click here.

Youth Education Internship

Gain hands-on experience in the professional world of youth development and non-traditional education. Youth Education interns work directly with the Youth Programs Manager/Summer Camp Director to enhance, plan and implement field trips, scout groups, birthdays, summer camp and public programs. Interns will have hands-on opportunities work with youth, other staff and to participate in the behind-the-scenes pieces of program development and management. Applicants should have strong attention to detail, excellent written and oral communication skills and a positive personality.

For more information, please contact Julia Ehrhardt at or 610-566-9134, ext. 305. This internship is unpaid.