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Nurturing Gardens and Careers

A spectacular 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx, Wave Hill's vibrant landscape has been called “one of the greatest living works of art.” Open year-round, Wave Hill strives to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscapes, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world.

In addition to the gardens themselves, Wave Hill offers workshops, walks and talks, and wellness programs to the public. It has robust offerings of programs for students in grades K through 12, as well as two high-school internships and an one for aspiring horticulturists. Glyndor Gallery and Wave Hill House are home to exhibitions of contemporary art.

Employment opportunities are full and part-time, and range across all the program and administrative areas of the institution. Wave Hill is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees.

How to Apply

Applications are job-specific. Please read each job description carefully for relevant responsibilities, requirements and where and how to apply.

Open Opportunities

Senior Horticultural Interpreter

A prominent advocate for Wave Hill's gardens, our Senior Horticultural Interpreter position requires a broad range of skills and abilities.

John Nally Internship

This rigorous, hands-on apprenticeship is for garden enthusiasts seeking to better understand the principles of horticulture.

Art, Community and Environmental Stewards Internship

This paid, year-long internship program is for youth ages 15 to 20 to explore the connections between community engagement and nature-informed arts education.

Part-time Shop Clerk

This part-time position is integral to the day-to-day operation of Wave Hill's Shop during its peak season.

Security and Operations Associate

As a member of the Visitor Services Department, the Security & Operations Associate plays an integral role in providing a positive visitor experience while keeping our grounds and gardens safe.

Part-time Admissions Greeter

A member of the Visitor Services Department, the Part-time Admissions Greeter helps to provide a positive visitor experience. The Admission Greeter reports to the Visitor Services Manager.

Family Art Project Facilitator/Storyteller

The Family Art Project (FAP) Facilitator/Storyteller plays a central role in ensuring successful FAP programs that immerse children and their families in the pleasures and wonders of Wave Hill.

Senior Sales Associate

The Senior Sales Associate sells merchandise in a fast-paced environment, ensuring a positive customer service and successful selling practices.

Forest Project Summer 2020 Crew Leader

Crew Leaders are responsible for developing a restoration plan for their sites, and for day-to-day management of their assigned crews.

Forest Project Summer 2020 Senior Crew Leader

The Senior Crew Leader helps manage four Crew Leaders and 25 interns at various sites in our eight-acre woodlands.