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We are an internationally recognised highly successful scientific research institution and a major visitor attraction with World Heritage Site status. With our pre-eminent collection of plants and botanical information built over the last 250 years, and the launch of our Breathing Planet Programme we are committed to increasing and inspiring public understanding about worldwide science based plant conservation. With global partners we are helping to secure a future for some of the most threatened species and habitats.

RBG Kew is a dynamic and stimulating environment in which to work. We need individuals who will enjoy making their contribution to Kew.

Thank you for visiting Jobs at Kew. We look forward to hearing from you. Our current vacancies are listed below.

Current opportunities

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

No current vacancies

Foundation (a registered charity)

No current vacancies

Kew Enterprises (limited company - commercial trading arm)

No current vacancies

Horticultural placements

Historic glasshouse apprenticeship

Kew Diploma in horticulture

Horticultural apprenticeships

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteers are a valued and integral part of our organisation. They enrich and enhance the life of Kew and play a vital part in supporting us.


We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

Interview contact procedure

Successful candidates will be contacted to be invited to interview. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date that means that unfortunately you have not been successful this time.

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