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Job Opportunities

Cornell Plantations has a variety of job opportunities ranging from professional staff positions to graduate fellowships

Professional staff positions

We are now hiring a Seasonal Gardener and Seasonal Natural Areas Steward:

Seasonal Gardener: In this temporary position, responsibilities include assisting Integrated Pest Management Coordinator with weed control in F. R. Newman Arboretum and working in the Zucker Shrub Collection. Click here to apply.

Seasonal Natural Areas Steward: This temporary position is responsible for assisting with the site management, restoration, and protection of Cornell Botanic Gardens on- and off-campus natural areas, which includes boundary posting, site monitoring, invasive species control, and nuisance wildlife abatements. Click here to apply.

Volunteer opportunities

There are many rewarding ways to be involved as a Plantations volunteer, such as leading tours for adults and youth, working in the gardens and greenhouse, or helping out with special events. Click here to learn more.

Internship opportunities

For Cornell students (undergraduate and graduate) we offer educational and work experience involving hands-on activities that build on classroom learning and represent the full spectrum of work throughout our organization. Click here to learn more.

Graduate Fellowship opportunities

Plantations offers a one year Masters of Professional studies program to selected students that provides a balance of academic training and practical experience that qualifies fellows to be leaders in the field of public garden management. Click here to learn more.