Internships are available on a periodic basis and are designed to enhance a student’s experience in the fields of research, conservation, education and horticulture. Paid internships are tied to academics and include up to 300 paid hours of time in the Garden pursuing a specific project, with a presentation required at the end. Resumes or CVs must be accompanied by the Garden’s Internship Application. Complete the Internship Application and submit via email. Download Internship Application


Email: Human Resources
Questions: call (805) 682-4726 ext. 108


Unpaid apprenticeships are concentrated on special training opportunities and may be used to fulfill academic requirements.  Apprentices are considered volunteers.
Download Apprenticeship Application 

Email: Volunteer Manager
Questions: call (805) 682-4726 ext. 119


The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden fosters the conservation of California's native plants through
our gardens, research and education, and serves as a role model of sustainable practices.

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
Our Tax ID number is 95-1644628.