General Employment

The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is a part of the Recreation and Events Department for the City of Cheyenne. All open positions for the gardens will be posted to the City of Cheyenne website. Internship applications for the summer of 2024 are now open.

Summer Internship Application

Summer Internships

Each Summer the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens offers three summer internship positions. These positions focus on public gardens, landscape maintenance, design, greenhouse sciences, conservatory care as well as education and programming for adults and children. We are looking for highly motivated, personable, and bright individuals interested in working in horticulture or public gardens. Applicants must be in good physical health, able to communicate well, and have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

We do our best to provide housing for our interns for the duration of the summer. Interns are paid $15/hour, for 40 hours a week. Interns are expected to work some weekends.


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Accomplishments of Past Interns

Where Are They Now?

Past Cheyenne Botanic Garden interns have become award winning professors in horticulture, gardening and landscaping business owners, Peace Corps volunteers, senior staff at public gardens, professional horticultural therapists at institutions and more.

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Intern Testimonial with Exterior Horticulturist Isaiah Smith

Isaiah Smith started his career with the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens as an intern that developed into a new job and a new community. Click the link below to hear Isaiah's Story.

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