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Summer Intern (Horticulturist)


Are you an early-career horticulturist looking for some high-quality work experience this summer? This paid, short-term internship, working as part of a friendly team, could be for you.


St Andrews Botanic Garden wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and motived person to join the horticultural team for a three-month intern position over the summer. You will gain valuable practical training and experience of a range of tasks. You will have the opportunity to learn new skills and to work with a diverse and extensive plant collection. This position presents an excellent opportunity for someone aiming to establish a career in professional horticulture.


St Andrews Botanic Garden - St Andrews, Fife


The post holder will:
  • have some experience of practical horticulture
  • have good communication (oral and written) skills and an ability to work as part of a small team
  • demonstrate an eagerness to learn about horticulture, and a willingness to undertake new tasks and gain new skills


Full time, fixed term for three month


£21,500 pa

Next Step

Please submit a Career History of no more than two sides of A4 that gives brief details of your education and previous employment/experience.

So that we may contact you about your application please include within your application your contact details – full name, address (for any correspondence), telephone numbers (day time and evening) and email address (if you have one).


Please contact Beccy Middleton at

Application Closing Date

No closing date set – applications will be considered as they are received

Further details of this job opportunity can be downloaded in Acrobat PDF format.

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