Internship Application

Internships at The Ruth Bancroft Garden are available for students in the areas of horticulture, landscape design, elementary education, fundraising, and special event management. The Garden provides the unique opportunity to learn about drought tolerant gardening through hands-on experience at one of the premier dry gardens in the world. Students of education may gain experience teaching elementary school children about plants as they visit The Garden for field trips. Those interested in fundraising may work with the development team on special events and campaigns. College credit may be available for your internship. Inquire with your academic advisor / counselor.

Applications are accepted year-round and internships are scheduled on a case-by-case basis. Please submit your application using the form below. After submitting your application, please send two professional letters of reference to our Program Coordinator.


Plant Propagation / NurseryLandscape MaintenancePlant Inventory and Database ManagementFundraising / DevelopmentEvent Planning and MarketingOther