Our award-winning Education Department works directly with each intern, starting with a short interview so students can grow their skills and be successful in future job seeking. Onsite training is enjoyable and easy to follow against a beautiful garden backdrop.
Interships Available for 2019/2020 School Year:
Nature Tour Guide/Teaching Assistant: Ms. Smarty-Plants™ programs for grades Kinder – 8th has lots of hands-on learning for children along with fun outdoor science exploration. Interns will lead students on a tour through the garden and share with them the importance of conservation and nature. (must be avail. 1-2 weekdays 8:30am – 12:30pm)
Assembly Assistant– Assist Ms. Smarty-Plants™ at elementary school assemblies, which are performed at the school site. There are usually two assemblies per day: a lower grade assembly that covers water conservation, parts of the plant, seed dispersal, and water usage, and an upper grade assembly that covers climate change, emissions, fossil fuels, water conservation, and how to be good Earth Steward.
Adult Education Assistant: Attend community classes for adults that range from topics in gardening, sustainability, and art. Assist with registration and hosting while gaining great information from experts in their field. (must be avail. select Saturdays)
For the Nature Tour Guide or Assembly Assistant internship, fill out the application above and email to Lauren@thegarden.org.
For the Adult Education Assistant fill out the application above and email to Jillian@thegarden.org