Internship Public Horticulture

Horticulture Summer Intern

posted January 10, 2018
apply by May 1, 2018


The Horticulture Department at Mount Auburn Cemetery is seeking a summer intern for the 2018 season. The position will be 40 hours per week and provide training and experience to students enrolled in a horticulture program. Mount Auburn can provide training to accommodate a student's interest or area of study including Arboriculture, Gardening, Grounds Maintenance, Greenhouse/Nursery and Sustainable Horticulture practices under the supervision of the Superintendent of Grounds. Mount Auburn Cemetery comprises 175 acres and is situated on the Cambridge-Watertown line and this National Historic Landmark features more than 16,000 plants.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates for the position should have a strong interest in a horticulture career and be willing to assist and learn from Mount Auburn's horticulture staff. The physical demands of this position include routinely lifting to 50 lbs. , bending, walking, and standing for long periods of time and working outside in variable weather conditions. A working knowledge of industry related power equipment is preferred.

Wages, Salary and Benefits

The pay is $15/hr. and the start date is negotiable.

Application Requirements

Please send cover letter with a current resume as Microsoft Word documents, including the job title in the subject area to

Or by mail to
Human Resources
Mount Auburn Cemetery
580 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, Ma. 02138

No phone calls please


Jane Brown, or 617-547-7105