Boone County Arboretum
9190 Camp Ernst Road
Union, Kentucky 41091
Phone: (859) 384-4999
Fax: (859) 384-6888

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Full–time Employment at Boone County Arboretum

There are currently no openings.

Part-time, Seasonal Internships

Boone County Arboretum is now accepting applications for flexible paid horticulture internships.  This internship program offers currently enrolled students in horticulture, landscape architecture, botany, or related fields an opportunity to experience various job responsibilities in a professional environment.  On–the–job instruction, educational sessions and field trips to other horticultural institutions offer a perfect complement to academic study.  College credit is encouraged but must be arranged by the student.

The position will entail outdoor landscape maintenance work within a 121 acre arboretum featuring computerized irrigation and GPS located plant material.  Interns will gain experience in all facets of Arboretum operation but applicants must have some existing experience with plant care, plant materials, landscape maintenance, basic knowledge of irrigation systems, and pesticide application.  Pay rate is $10 / hour.

Interested applicants should contact Kris Stone, Arboretum Director at (859) 384–4999, or email: for more information.

For more information, interested applicants should contact:
Kris Stone, Arboretum Director
(859) 384-4999,
Monday–Friday until 3:30 p.m.


Volunteers are always welcome, no application necessary. See our volunteer page for more information.