Job Openings

Anderson Glades Fellow

The University of Michigan, MBGNA is looking for a full-time temporary (9 month, term limited) Anderson Glades Fellow. You will report to the Woody Plants and Trails Manager to support the installation, development, maintenance, and management of the Anderson Glades Collection located at the Nichols Arboretum. Employment is March – November, 2023. This position is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend and evening work.  Details at this page.

Natural Areas Technician

The University of Michigan, MBGNA is looking for a full-time temporary (9 month, term limited) Collections/Natural Areas Technician. You will report to the Woody Plants and Trails Manager to help manage living plant collections and natural areas to support teaching, research, public outreach, and conservation goals of the U-M MBGNA. Employment is March – November, 2023. This position is 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend and evening work.  Details at this page.

Student Caretaker Position at Nichols Arboretum

Caretakers assist in caring for the Arboretum property for at least 10 hours a week in exchange for lodging at either the historic Burnham House/Reader Center at our Washington Heights entrance or at the Caretaker Cottage near the center of the Arboretum (depending on vacancy). Job Duration: August 2023 – August 2024, positions may be renewed annually until graduation. Dates are approximate and can often flex a bit based on schedules.  Details are available here.

 

Student Employees

The Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum is now hiring students to work this winter! To see the current openings, please visit the U-M Student Employment website and filter your search to show work-study positions for Botanical Gardens and Arboretum.

 

Summer Internships

MBGNA has a wide range of paid internships available for current college/university students in 2023, with 10 areas of interest and flexibility in length, hours, and focus.  Details and how to apply at:  https://mbgna.umich.edu/education/summer-internships/
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