The Arboretum at Penn State


Thank you for your interest in employment at The Arboretum at Penn State. Occasional openings for positions on the Arboretum staff will be announced on this page and on the Penn State Careers website.

All applications are submitted electronically at Instructions for using the Penn State site are available at

Announcements for paid seasonal internships to work with the horticulture crew or with the children’s garden education staff are posted in December and January on the Intern with Us page.


Childhood Education Coordinator

Applications for the position of Childhood Education Coordinator at The Arboretum at Penn State are being accepted through April 26, 2021. This person develops and delivers educational and experiential programs and materials for children and youth on topics related to the Arboretum’s mission. Most programs and events take place in the Arboretum’s popular Childhood’s Gate Children’s Garden. All applications are submitted electronically. To learn more, visit

The Center for Pollinator Research
Insect Biodiversity Center Education Program Specialist

The Center for Pollinator Research has begun accepting applications for its new education program specialist position. This person will be involved in developing and delivering pollination-related educational programming in the new Pollinator and Bird Garden in the Arboretum’s H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens. Below is the link to the position posting on the Center’s website:


Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.