Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Employment at Morris Arboretum


The Morris Arboretum 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 Arboretum 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. Morris Arboretum is a hub for botany, horticulture and urban forestry and a special part of Penn.

Full-Time Positions

Part-Time Positions

Fellowship Positions

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.

Internship Positions

These nine-month positions span a variety of Arboretum 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.

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Alerts & Updates

The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.

The Rose Garden will be closed for renovations starting on Monday, October 3, 2022 until Spring 2023.

Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.