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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2024 Internships

Meet the 2024 Interns

Cheyenne Botanic Garden interns are a vital part of our horticulture team. They seed, transplant, plant, water, weed, and perform all kinds of gardening and horticulture task. They work hard in our short Wyoming growing season to help create beautiful gardens and displays. Each of them completes a project that has lasting impact on our operations. Along the way, our interns learn all about public horticulture and form lasting professional relationships.

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Intern Testimonial with Horticulture and Operations Supervisor 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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