Internships

Internship offerings are available for university students, with occasional high school level opportunities, and are seasonally dependent. Internships are unpaid, however, the experiences and knowledge gained can be invaluable. In many cases, hours can be flexible to accommodate student schedules.
 
To apply for an internship, please forward a cover letter, resume, and a volunteer application to volunteers@fpconservatory.org, or mail to:
 
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Attention: Volunteer Coordinator
1777 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43203


Current Opportunities:



MPH Practicum Internship – Education Department

Summary:  Work with the Education Department on coordinating a program to deliver food and nutrition education to low-income NE-side families.
 
Requirements: Must currently be a MPH (Master's of Public Health) student who needs to fulfill practicum hours.
 
Additional Information: The internship runs throughout the year and is flexible to meet the needs of the student. 


Dietetic Internship – Education Department

Internship Summary: Assist the Education Department in development and delivery of edible education programs, including summer camps, cooking classes, nutrition education and farmers' market programming.

Requirements:

  • Must possess a degree in Dietetics, Food & Nutrition or

  • Be working towards registration as a dietitian, or

  • Be currently enrolled in a college program in the same or closely-related discipline that needs to fulfill practicum hours.

Additional Information: The internship runs throughout the year and is flexible to meet the needs of the student.