Join the Plant Biology and Conservation Internship Program

Explore opportunities and view previous and current projects to learn more about the exciting research conducted by past participants. Throughout the year there are opportunities to engage in research, both paid and unpaid, for aspiring researchers at various stages in their career. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic there are program capacity limitations. Learn about research opportunities, and search previous internships that span a variety of topics in plant biology and conservation. Applications for 2021 are now closed.

Research Products

See what previous interns have created as a result of their participation in our programs, including posters and videos. You can also view published papers co-authored by participants as a result of their research.

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Congratulations and Welcome 2021 Cohort

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 11:04

We now have our 10 NSF funded REU interns and 1 College First Alumni interns!  Welcome 2021 cohort!

Thank you to the over 250 applicants for the Chicago Botanic Garden REU program. It was a difficult selection process with so many talented and amazing applicants! We anticipate running the program again in 2022, so we hope that you will consider applying next year.