Employment Opportunities


The Polly Hill Arboretum offers two distinct  internship opportunities to students interested in pursuing careers in horticulture and other closely related fields.  Each year the Arboretum offers two 12-week summer horticulture internships and one nine-month curatorial internship. We are now accepting applications for the 2020 season. For more information, please see the internships page on our website. 

Application Instructions:

A complete internship application will include a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references formatted into a single ‘.pdf’ file.

The 2020 Curatorial Internship has already been filled.  Applications for the 2021 Curatorial Internship will be accepted beginning November, 2020.  Please submit inquiries and applications for the Curatorial Internship to Todd Rounsaville (Curator):

[email protected]

The application deadline for a 2020 Summer Horticulture Internship is February 14, 2020.  Please submit inquiries and applications for the Summer Horticulture Internship to Ian Jochems (Grounds Manager/Arborist):

[email protected]