Mercer Botanic Gardens seeks Summer Interns, Volunteers

Harris County Precinct 4’s Mercer Botanic Gardens is seeking paid summer interns and volunteers. Learn how to maintain a herbarium or study conservation in the field under Mercer’s botanists and plant experts. Mercer has several opportunities available for students or volunteers who want to take their interest in plants to the next level.
Contact Suzzanne Chapman at [email protected] or call 713-274-4200 for more information.

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center seeking Summer Interns

The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center is a private non-profit nature sanctuary that provides education about the natural environment and plays a vital role in protecting plants and animals in the heart of the City of Houston. The Center’s Summer Camp is a 10-week nature camp for children ages 4-12, running June 1 through August 7. The Center has three paid internship positions available for Education or Biology majors to act as co-teachers. This is a great way to get some hands-on experience working with students and learn more about the native flora and fauna in our region. The salary is $10/hour. To apply, send a letter of interest and resume to Patti Bonnin at [email protected] or Pat Marks at [email protected] The deadline for applications is May 15.