Student Opportunities

High School Internships

Fairchild offers 6-week paid summer internships for Fairchild Challenge high school students interested in plant biology, ecology, and molecular evolution. Interns will be given a unique opportunity to work with researchers in Fairchild's state-of-the-art laboratories and contribute to real-world botanical studies. To apply, follow this link for more information and requirements, and then complete the online application. Deadline for submitting complete internship applications is 5:00 pm Friday, March 31, 2017.   

For any further questions, please contact Amy Padolf or challenge9-12@fairchildgarden.org 

Undergraduate and Graduate Internships

We are currently seeking Environmental Education Interns for the 2016-2017 school year. Interns will assist in delivering environmental science-based educational programming to elementary and/or secondary students at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Candidates must be able to commit to at least one day per week between 9 am and 1 pm for fall and/or spring semester. These are unpaid positions; however community service and/or credit hours are available. To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and  Education Internship Application to Amy Padolf.