About Denver Botanic Gardens: Green inside and out, Denver Botanic Gardens was founded in 1951 and is considered one of the top botanical gardens in the United States and a pioneer in water conservation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, The Gardens has a robust living plant collection, natural history collection and art collection along with temporary art exhibitions. The Gardens is a dynamic, 24-acre urban oasis in the heart of the city, offering unforgettable opportunities to flourish with unique garden experiences for the whole family – as well as world-class exhibitions, education, and plant conservation research programs.
For more information, visit us online at www.botanicgardens.org.
Denver Botanic Gardens is currently seeking a Tropical Plants Curation Intern in our Horticulture Department! Read below to see if the requirements might be a good fit for you:
To be considered, please submit your application before Monday, February 6th, 2023.
Position Summary and Goals: With the assistance of the Tropical Horticulturists, the intern will be mapping and accessioning plants in the Boettcher Memorial Tropical Conservatory for the Gardens Navigator map. The intern will also assist in labeling currently unlabeled specimens.
Background: The intern will be involved with a variety of tasks for the upkeep of the tropical collection in the conservatory such as watering, pruning, deadheading, and planting. The intern will also work alongside the Tropical Horticulturists in repotting and propagating specimens that are housed in the collection greenhouses. Prior knowledge of tropical plant care and BG-Base/ BG- Map are not requirements.