Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

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Internship Program at Morris Arboretum

Fellowship & Internship Program

Additional Information


Fellows and Interns are staff members of the University of Pennsylvania, these positions work a 40-hour week at an hourly rate of $15.00 paid weekly.


Three bedrooms are available in a house conveniently located in the Arboretum. Preference is given to interested 9-month interns but not guaranteed. Monthly rent includes utilities. The house is fully furnished with a common kitchen, dining room, living room, bathroom, patio, laundry, and off-street parking.


Fellows and interns can take advantage of health, dental, and vision benefits through the University of Pennsylvania.

Additional benefits include paid vacation time, sick days, and paid holidays.

Fellowship positions qualify for tuition benefits at the University of Pennsylvania.

More Opportunities to Grow

Fellows and Interns may also sign up to take Arboretum classes, some of which are free, from our seasonal course offerings and attend Arboretum-sponsored conferences and symposia that they find of interest and that will further their professional development.

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Alerts & Updates

The Arboretum is closed to the public today (9/6) due to potential flooding.

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

Please note: The Rose Garden is closed for maintenance every Thursday morning until noon.

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.