May 26 – August 13, 2021
Paid internships will be offered in the following Chicago Botanic Garden departments:
Butterflies & Blooms
Construction & Maintenance
Education (Camp CBG)
Fruit & Vegetable Garden
$15/hour for 30 hours/week for 12 weeks
Additional $50/week travel allowance
What you will do:
Work under supervision in an assigned department, and receive individual and small-group assistance to:
- Create a civilian job market resumé and cover letter
- Develop a professional online presence via LinkedIn
- Practice interview skills and professionalism
- Explore career choices
- Learn how to search for employment
Who should apply:
Veterans who are seeking interim employment and guidance in creating a plan for transitioning to the civilian workforce.
March 14, 2021
Applications will be reviewed after all components are received.
The Veteran Internship Program is made possible by a generous grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.