Engaging Environmental Experiences Internship

fullerton arboretum internship

The Engaging Environmental Experiences (E3) Internship program at Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton provides CSUF students a pathway for developing leadership and cross disciplinary skills, team building and team management skills while learning horticultural practices and general ecological principles. Working on a team of up to 6 students in various majors, students gain a diverse experience in the E3 program.

A learn-by-doing focus is paramount to ensuring a robust academic experience, completing service-learning projects, building relationships with campus and communicty members and working together to solve pressing environmental issues in the Arboretum, CSUF campus, and beyond.

The E3 program is open to CSUF students in any major, from freshman to senior class levels and internships are available Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.  Interns should plan to spend at least 8 hours per week for a total of 120 hours per semester consisting of activity days, independent research and team meetings.

Learn about a couple of our available internships before applying.

Urban Flower Field Internship

Urban Fruit Orchard Internship

How to Apply

  1. Visit the Career Center website by clicking the link below.
  2. Log in with your student credentials.
  3. Click “Apply” on the E3 Internship posting.

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E3 Internship Stories


Arshya Bakhtiani joined the E3 Program to complete an internship for her Illustration degree. She created digital art for lamppost banners and painted a brand-new mural for the Arboretum!


Alexandra Lewandowski, an Environmental Studies graduate student, helped restore our California Native Meadow, which had been neglected and overgrown with weeds due to closure during the pandemic.


Shannon Brown is a Public Health student with a concentration in Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety. As an intern, she goes through the Arboretum’s policies to determine if they qualify for digital badges from the American Public Gardens Association.

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