Jobs & Internships

Most opportunities for employment at the Garden are posted on the University of North Carolina's Human Resources website and application must be done through the Careers at Carolina website. Student internships are also available from time to time, and work-study positions are available through the University of North Carolina office that coordinates the federal work-study program.

Conservation Grower

The Conservation Grower will work as part of the Conservation team to implement a native plant materials development program at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. The purpose of this program is to provide both whole plant and bulk seed resources for use in the restoration of native plant communities at the North Carolina Botanical Garden and throughout the southeastern United States. The primary duties of the Conservation Grower include propagation of native plants, maintenance of nursery space and seed facilities, creation and upkeep of seed increase plots, collection and processing of seeds, and assisting with curation of a seedbank. The Conservation Grower will be responsible for working with volunteers, keeping detailed records and documentation of best practices and representing the North Carolina Botanical Garden in outreach and education.

Closing Date: April 1, 2019

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a discipline related to the area of assignment and one year of experience that demonstrates possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Terms: This is a full-time, time-limited position.

To Apply: Please visit the UNC Chapel Hill Human Resources website,

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Updated on March 23, 2017 at 01:17:16 pm.