Job Opportunities

Cornell Botanic Gardens employs a wide range of positions, from land stewards and gardeners to educators and communicators and more. Available positions are posted through Cornell University’s Career website. Start by selecting “External Applicants”, then “Staff, Union and Temporary Positions” and searching “Botanic Gardens”.


Opportunities for students

Private: Summer Internship

Our summer internship program provides an educational and work experience involving hands-on training that builds on classroom learning.

Graduate Study

A one-year Masters of Professional Studies degree program for individuals interested in leading botanical gardens, arboreta, and similar organizations.

Student Employment

Students interested in working with us can consider our internship program or student jobs. When available, student jobs will be posted on Cornell’s  Student Job Postings website. Search “Botanic Gardens”.

Volunteer with us

Volunteers serve in a variety of capacities throughout our organization, providing crucial support for our mission and vision. We offer many fun and rewarding volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

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