Come study at Mt. Cuba Center, a premier botanical garden that embraces ecological gardening and celebrates native plants. Gain hands-on experience in your specific internship area while working one-on-one with our professional staff. Participate in group projects, educational programming, plant identification classes, and trips to other local horticultural organizations.

Mt. Cuba Center has internship positions in the following areas:

Summer Internships

  • Greenhouse
  • Ecological Gardening – Formal Gardens
  • Ecological Gardening – Naturalistic Gardens

One Year Internships

  • Arboriculture
  • Guest Experience
  • Natural Lands
  • Native Plant Curation

Please visit for more information about each internship and to apply online. Application deadline is March 1, 2020. Please apply early because interviews will begin in January 2020, as applications are received, and will continue until positions are filled, possibly before the March 1 deadline. For more information, email or call 302-239-8886.