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Getting Involved
2008 Summer Interns Cat, Christine, and Brendan


Come join the UDBG’s expanding volunteer corps! There’s a place for people with all kinds of talent, skills, and interests. Volunteering at the UDBG is a great way to interact with fellow plant lovers in pleasant surroundings, and to expand your gardening knowledge. <<Click here to learn more>>

Join UDBG Friends >>

As a member of UDBG Friends, you are a partner in the future of the gardens. Membership benefits include subscription to the newsletter,
free admission to semi-annual meetings & lectures, reciprocal admission privileges to over 225 gardens and arboreta via the American Horticultural Society, and much more. <<Click here to learn more>>

Support the udbg >>

Your support helps the advancement, improvement, and success of the UD Botanic Gardens. <<Click here to learn more>>


Both summer and year-long internships are available to provide students a “hands on” experience working in a public garden. Students familiar with horticulture can use the internships to expand their horizons and discover new aspects in this diverse industry. <<Click here to learn more>>

study plant curation in the new curatorial assistantship (M.S.) >>

Through a partnership with Chanticleer Gardens in Wayne, PA, this program provides a unique learning opportunity to an individual interested in a curatorial career at botanic gardens, arboreta or other public horticulture institutions. The successful applicant will receive a teaching assistantship which includes free tuition and earn a Master of Science degree in the Plant and Soil Science Department at the University of Delaware. <<Click here to learn more>>