Veteran Internship Program
May 22 – August 11, 2023
Positions available in various departments including:
- Visitor Services
- Database Management
- Construction and Maintenance
Additional $50/week travel allowance
What you will do:
Work 32 hours a week in a department suited to specific career path or interests. Additionally, once a week cohort will meet to tour Garden areas, learn skills through projects and receive small-group assistance to develop workplace resourcefulness.
Who should apply:
All veterans are eligible to apply. Preference is given to post-911 veterans who are seeking interim employment and guidance in creating a plan for transitioning to the civilian workforce.
Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed after all components are received.
The Chicago Botanic Garden requires all existing employees to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated by October 15, 2021; hires after this date must be fully vaccinated upon hire or may request a medical/religious exemption after an offer is extended.
How to Apply
Please click below to complete and submit the Veteran Internship Employment Application (requisition #1250) online.
Questions: Please send an email to Alicia Green.
The Veteran Internship Program is made possible by a generous grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.