Veteran Internship Program at Chicago Botanic Garden

May 26 – August 13, 2021

Paid internships will be offered in the following Chicago Botanic Garden departments:

Butterflies & Blooms
Construction & Maintenance
Education (Camp CBG)
Fruit & Vegetable Garden
Interpretive Programs

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Pay rate:
$15/hour for 30 hours/week for 12 weeks
Additional $50/week travel allowance

What you will do:
Work under supervision in an assigned department, and receive individual and small-group assistance to:

  • Create a civilian job market resumé and cover letter
  • Develop a professional online presence via LinkedIn
  • Practice interview skills and professionalism
  • Explore career choices
  • Learn how to search for employment

Who should apply:
Veterans who are seeking interim employment and guidance in creating a plan for transitioning to the civilian workforce.

March 14, 2021
Applications will be reviewed after all components are received.

To apply:

The Veteran Internship Program is made possible by a generous grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.

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