Allen Centennial Garden summer internship opportunities

The Garden is presently welcoming applications for summer internships. The online application is available online, and will be open through February 1. Apply here:

Internships are paid and begin Monday May 27, 2019. Available positions for 2019 are listed below. Undergraduate or graduate students at UW-Madison are eligible to apply.

Commitment to inclusion: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

Internship descriptions:
(NOTE: Applicants may apply for one 30hr/week position or up to two 15-hour/week positions.)

Horticulture (30 hours/week)
Immerse yourself in the world of public horticulture as you work hands-on in the Garden. You’ll rotate through various spaces as you learn more about the art and science of growing and displaying plants, interacting with visitors, and supporting public programs.

Youth and Family Programming (15 hours/week)
Support and develop programs for youth and families including Family Gardening Day, Grandparents University, and Amazing Sprouts.

Wellness Programming (15 hours/week)
Develop and curate a robust offering of wellness activities that utilize the Garden, including the signature Lunchtime Wellness series.

Plant Parents Initiative (15 hours/week)
Expand the Plant Parents of UW initiative, including Plant Adoption Day, pop-up events, and social media support.

Marketing (15 hours/week)
Craft and execute marketing plans for a variety of public facing platforms including, social, digital and print.

Photography (15 hours/week)
Capture and curate a library of high-quality and compelling imagery that can be used in Garden marketing and publications.

Special Events (15 hours/week)
Craft and execute unique special events and assist during private rentals in the Garden such as weddings.

Guest Services and Hospitality (15 hours/week)
Monitor, evaluate, and improve the daily visitor experience through data collection and special projects.