Student Job Opportunity

Apply to be a Putah Creek Riparian Reserve Field Technician

The UC Davis Riparian Reserve is looking to fill 2 summer Field Technician positions assisting with the ongoing habitat enhancement, restoration, and maintenance of these diverse public spaces. This position will focus on stewarding hundreds of acres of land through active hands-on field work for wildlife and visitors to use and enjoy.  The Technicians can expect to gain extensive knowledge and practical skills in vegetation management, community-based restoration, and regional plant and wildlife identification.

Apply to be the Arboretum Ambassador Student Photographer

We are hiring an Arboretum Ambassador Student Photographer! This is a unique paid position that involves taking and editing photos of community events and Learning by Leading™ program activities to be be publicized by the Arboretum and Public Garden and Learning by Leading's newsletters

Edible Gardens Assistant

Student Job Opportunity for Edible Gardens Assistant

Join the Arboretum and Public Garden team to help cultivate the edible campus landscape. Work independently and with Arboretum staff, students, and volunteers in the Good Life Garden and other sites on annual and perennial vegetable, fruit and ornamental gardens. Develop experience designing, maintaining and mapping educational edible gardens as well as leading small groups toward these goals.

Landscape Assistant

Job Opportunity for Student Landscape Assistant

Join the Arboretum and Public Garden team to help steward our landscapes! Student landscape assistants will work independently and in teams, as well as assist in the leadership of volunteer groups. Master your skills in garden maintenance, installation and safe machinery operation. Develop experience in plant identification, plant records and mapping. This position also provides the opportunity to develop leadership skills in public garden outreach and management.

Waterway Landscape Assistant

Student Job Opportunity for Waterway Landscape Assistant

Join the Arboretum’s student staff team to steward our campus landscapes and the Arboretum Waterway while gaining valuable hands-on experience. Help us prepare for the implementation of our new $7.9 M project to redesign the Arboretum Waterway for flood protection and habitat enhancement. Work with and learn from horticulturists, landscape architects, engineers and habitat restorationists on storm water management, land stewardship and management, gardening, scientific monitoring and habitat re-creation.