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Employment Opportunities

There are currently no employment opportunites at Wethersfield.

    Testimonial from Lauren Hwang-Finkelman, Wethersfield Fellow 2023

    “Completing the Wethersfield Senior Horticultural Fellowship helped launch my career in horticulture. It was a great privilege to work closely with staff and gain the hands-on knowledge that is often hard to get while studying horticulture in a classroom setting. One of Wethersfield’s great assets is its multitude of different gardening styles within the Estate; at Wethersfield I gained experience learning how to garden in a Formal Italian Garden, an English Arts and Crafts Garden, a Native Woodland Garden, a Cutting Garden, and Container Gardens. At Wethersfield I always felt supported by my mentors and encouraged to take initiative. I appreciated being made responsible for the Herb Garden, which I renovated during my time there. Thanks to my training at Wethersfield, I was able to acquire a Horticulturist position at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden at the conclusion of my fellowship.”

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Wethersfield. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Hillary Henderson, Director of Development & Events or call 845.373.8037. If you have a specific area of interest, or pertinent background in a specific field, please let us know more. We are pleased to entertain queries from those seeking to volunteer remotely.

    Internship Program

    Wethersfield is pleased to offer internship opportunities in the areas of non-profit and management, educational program development, and events planning.

    The ideal candidate is enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in a discipline related to art history, non-profit business management, etc. (We are open to applications from students of other disciplines, as well.) Interns should demonstrate superior interpersonal skills, have excellent writing skills, and be a team player. This position offers competitive compensation.

    Horticultural Internship Program

    Wethersfield is pleased to offer competitive internship opportunities in the field of horticulture. The ideal candidate has experience working in a public or private garden. The ideal candidate should demonstrate superior interpersonal skills as they will be called upon to serve as an ambassador to the public and must be a team player. For additional details of the internship program, please click here. This position offers competitive compensation and housing.