Battle Park Internship

An information kiosk stands to the left of a wooded trail in Battle Park.

A summer internship opportunity at Battle Park Note: This internship is open to current undergraduate students at UNC-Chapel Hill only. Applications due: 3/14/2021 Location: Battle Park and other NCBG natural areas in Chapel Hill Duration: 3 months (approximately mid-May to mid-August 2021) Hours: Full time; typically Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with a one-hour lunch break Pay:…

Logan Clark – 2019 North Carolina Botanical Garden Award

student botanizing

Under the direction of Dr. Matt Estep, Department of Biology, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, Logan Clark receives 2019 North Carolina Botanical Garden Award for his work entitled: Blazing New Paths to Investigate Blazing Stars: Development of Microsatellite Markers and Evaluation of Species Boundaries between Liatris helleriand Liatris turgida The North Carolina Botanical Garden Award…

Alyssa Chen – 2019 C. Ritchie Bell Award

Alyssa Chen

As a chainsaw-wielding AmeriCorps member in the woods of southeastern North Carolina last summer, Alyssa Chen gained memorable and transformative experience in boots-on-the-ground conservation. Those seven weeks of embracing the buggy humidity that came with the empowering work culture solidified her interest in a career in the field. Alyssa is currently a first-year Geography major…

Emma Wilson – 2018-19 Fred and Virginia Houk Sustainability Intern

Emma Wilson

This month’s shout out is Emma Wilson, the 2018-19 Fred and Virginia Houk Sustainability Intern! Emma has helped to keep the Garden on track with sustainability goals and has jumped right in. This year, Emma has finished the Sustainable Workplace Assessment, has performed a waste audit at the Garden and also on campus with the…

Hannah Medford – 2018 Charles T. Mohr Intern

Hannah Medford

Hannah Medford, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Class of 2019 majoring in Biology and English, is the Charles T. Mohr Intern in the University of North Carolina Herbarium for 2018. Hannah is from Raleigh, North Carolina. Hannah has been a work-study student in the Horticulture Department at the North Carolina Botanical Garden since…

Dan Meyers – 2018 Mary McKee Felton Intern

Dan Meyers

Dan Meyers, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill class of 2021, is majoring in Quantitative Biology, and minoring in Chemistry & Entrepreneurship. He is from Holly Springs, Wake County, North Carolina. During the fall 2017 Dan volunteered in the Herbarium and worked with Herbarium Associate Dr. Van Cotter to identify, label, and index type…