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Thank you for your interest in working at The Garden. We do not have any staff positions open at this time. Please check again later for staff openings.

We also have opportunities for Internships and volunteering at The Garden. Some details are listed below. If you have any questions, please call us for information on getting started. Call (619)660-0614 X 21 for internships.


The Garden offers internship opportunities to students interested in pursuing a career in education or horticulture. Interns will learn skills from The Garden’s expert professional staff and will gain a strong practical background to support their area of study.

Development Internships

Development Assistant

We are seeking a Development Assistant (Intern) who can work closely with our development department. We are a small nonprofit looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to assist our development department in data entry, gift acknowledgements, note taking and social media. This internship is an excellent opportunity for students or recent graduates who are interested in nonprofits, fundraising or marketing.

Internship Description


Education Internships

Nature Tour Guide

Share your love for the outdoors and teach kids in nature! We are seeking talented  individuals to conduct fieldtrip tours as part of Ms. Smarty-Plants™ Fieldtrips at The Water Conservation Garden and assist in classroom related responsibilities. Completion or current enrollment in college-level classes required, or prior experience as an educator.  Please see the links below for description of the internship and the application.

Internship Description

Application – Nature Tour Guide


Tuesday Habitat Crew (High School Internship)

Get involved in citizen-science by collecting data from the Habitat Garden and prepare education materials for the Ms. Smarty-Plants™ youth education program. The Habitat Crew meets every Tuesday during the school semester from 3-4pm at The Water Conservation Garden.  Please see below for link to application.

Application – Tuesday Habitat Crew

For more information, please contact Jillian Quint at 619-660-0614 x21.


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