Summer Arboretum Crew

19 January 2024

Department or Office: Arboretum

Date Open: 06/12/2024

Position available: Available during Break

Description: There are five student positions available on the Summer Arb Crew. Work includes eradication of invasive species, trail maintenance, ecological restoration, and seed collecting. Applicants must be willing to do physical work outdoors for extended periods, use power equipment (e.g. chainsaws), and apply herbicide. Students with experience in plant and/or animal identification may have a portion of their time dedicated to special inventory projects. All students must be certified campus drivers by the start of employment. Start date is June 12, 2024 and runs a minimum of 10 weeks, with the possibility of one or two more additional weeks. This is a full-time (40 hours a week, Monday – Friday with occasional work on the weekends for special events, e.g. Reunion). Applicants must be full-time students during Fall Term 2024; not available to graduating seniors.

This is a rolling deadline; we will interview and offer positions to qualified candidates as applications come in.

Fill out an application on the Arboretum webpage.

Please contact Matthew Elbert, Arboretum Manager, at if you have any questions about the position.

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