The Morris Arboretum & Gardens of the University of Pennsylvania inspires an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through education, research and horticultural display. Located in the Northwest section of the city, the Morris is a destination for plant lovers from Philadelphia and beyond. The home to a collection of more than 13,000 woody plants and host to special and educational events. The Morris is a hub for botany, horticulture and urban forestry and a special part of Penn.
Education Administrative Assistant
Seasonal Gardener (Temporary, $15.70/hour)
These year-long positions in plant science, urban forestry, and plant propagation provide Fellows with the opportunity to be immersed in their field of interest for a complete year. All fellowships and internships begin on March 6, 2023 unless otherwise noted. Learn more about fellowships.
Plant Science – Eli Kirk Price Fellow (June start date)
Plant Propagation – Martha J. Wallace Fellow
Urban Forestry - Martha S. Miller and Rusty Miller Fellow
These nine-month positions span a variety of Morris departments. All positions focus on practical work experience in an arboretum/public garden setting. All fellowships and internships begin on March 6, 2023 or June 5, 2023 unless otherwise noted. Learn more about internships.
Horticulture (candidates are encouraged to apply to all Horticulture positions)
Alice & J. Liddon Pennock, Jr. Intern 1
Alice & J. Liddon Pennock, Jr. Intern 2
Charles S. Holman Jr. Rose & Flower Garden Intern 1
Charles S. Holman Jr. Rose & Flower Garden Intern 2
Natural Lands - Hay Honey Farm Intern
Arboriculture - Walter W. Root Intern
Youth Education - McLean Contributionship Intern
Adult Education - McLean Contributionship Intern
Volunteering at the Morris Arboretum & Gardens can be a rewarding and stimulating experience: learn new skills, make new friends, and become a valued member of the extended volunteer staff. The Arboretum could not accomplish all that it does without the help of its volunteers who play an integral role in the organization.