Veteran Internship Program

Chicago Botanic Garden is offering 12-week paid internships to military veterans.

May 20 – August 9, 2024

Positions available in various departments including:

  • Education
  • Horticulture
  • Visitor Services
  • Database Management
  • Construction and Maintenance
  • GIS Documentation
  • Accounting 

Pay rate:      
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, meet as a Veteran cohort 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. 

Open until filled. Applications will be reviewed after all components are received.  

How to Apply

Please click below to complete and submit the Veteran Internship Employment Application (requisition #1419) online.

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Questions: Please send an email to Veteran Internship Program Coordinator.

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The Veteran Internship Program is made possible by a generous grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.