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Horticulturalists working at Kew, staff

Work with us

We employ people like you to conduct cutting-edge research, stimulate curiosity and debate, cultivate our two beautiful gardens and work with the public to encourage a life-long love of plants. We currently employ around 1000 staff and work with around 800 volunteers to achieve our goals; find out what opportunities we have for you to be part of the team.

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Student studying during a session,

Study and learn with us

We have incredible learning opportunities for study starting in September, including an apprenticeship scheme and the  three-year Kew Diploma. We offer other certified courses for students in aboriculture, kitchen garden production, ornamental horticulture, and propagation.

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Volunteer with us

Over 600 volunteers help make the gardens as spectacular as they are. Whether based outdoors, leading the Explorer Train, supporting our scientists or even dealing with visitors, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved.

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Citizen Science

Help our scientists collect or explore huge data sets and contribute to research.

Find out more about citizen science