• 2022 Interns pose during a field trip in Madison, Wisconsin.

    Paid Internships

    With one of the most intensive, cross-dimensional programs at ISU and in the public gardens field, Reiman Gardens' interns go on to become experts and leaders in their chosen fields. There are opportunities for experience in event management, education, entomology, marketing, volunteer engagement, plant collections, and of course, a variety of facets of horticulture - from landscaping and design to irrigation and  community/edible gardening.

  • Interior of auditorium, two women stand before a screen, about to give a presentation on Garden Spaces.

    Part-time Student Positions

    For Iowa State University students only! Current open positions include: entomology assistant, custodial assistant, gardener

  • Director Ed Lyon leads a group of Japanese delegates on a tour of Reiman Gardens

    Full-time Positions


    Reiman Gardens at Iowa State University is seeking a new director.  With its stunning gateway to Iowa State University, Reiman Gardens enchants, educates, and inspires environmental stewardship through displays of living beauty. The Director of Reiman Gardens at Iowa State University is responsible for providing visionary leadership, strategic direction, continued development, and daily operational oversight of the 17-acre botanic garden. The Director will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with donors, volunteers, and other stakeholders by fostering successful collaborations that lead to impactful initiatives and diverse funding streams. For more information and to apply for this position, click here. 

  • Reiman Gardens staff pose, the Sycamore Falls tower proudly standing in the background.

    Part-time Positions (non-student)