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Careers in Floriculture

It’s never too early to begin planning a career in an industry where your work helps make the world a more beautiful place!

Find Your Career

Whether your interests lean toward creative arts or sciences, you’re sure to find an enriching and satisfying and rewarding profession in floriculture. This diverse and colorful field offers you a wide variety of challenging and profitable career choices. To learn more about careers in the floriculture industry, download the AFE Career Brochure! The brochure contains more detailed information about various floral industry careers and can help you decide which path might be right for you.

AFE offers paid internship opportunities, as well as more than 30 different scholarships annually for undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, young professionals have the opportunity to grow and connect through our Young Professionals Council.

Learn more about AFE educational programs for students today to jump-start your career in floriculture!

Careers in Floriculture Brochure

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Our Career Center

The AFE Career Center is an industry-wide employment platform that connects floral businesses with eager job seekers. Since our launch in 2020, we have provided an intuitive space where employers can find an ideal candidate pool – offering convenient functionality to attract, screen, and manage applicants. Our opportunities range from internships to leadership positions and welcome applicants at all stages of their careers. Streamline the search process with job alerts, search features, resume management, and numerous career resources.

From floral designers to growers, marketing, or logistics…no matter your needs, the AFE Career Center is where you will find the employment solutions you’re looking for. Upload your job or resume today!

There’s a growing demand at all education levels for students interested in careers in:


  • Growing
  • Floral Design
  • Hardgoods
  • Distribution
  • Importer
  • Technology
  • Marketing/Sales
  • Engineering
  • Flower/Plant Breeding
  • Environmental Science
  • Research/Education
  • Management
  • Transportation/Logistics
  • And Many, Many More!
View Current Opportunities on the AFE Career Center:

Recruitment Resources

We understand the job market can be a challenging, competitive space. In recognition of this, AFE has provided recruitment resources and templates for all segments of the floriculture industry. Creating help wanted ads and job descriptions can be tedious and time-consuming. We hope these resources will help the industry and its members streamline some of the work that goes into the employee search. As an added resource to the AFE Career Center, we’ve done the preliminary work for you and created customizable templates to help get you started on your search!

You’re invited to use these fillable templates and recruitment resources freely to accelerate your employee search on a local level. In addition to using our content to finalize your positions, we encourage you to share your opportunities with your direct network, connect with your area’s schools etc. to target local talent.

Floral Industry Recruitment Resources

What Students Are Saying

Get a jump-start on your career and take advantage of the many AFE scholarships, internships, and our Career Center. Hear what past students have to say in our video.

Looking for more student resources? Visit our Student Page!

Looking For Funding?

AFE is committed to supporting research that advances the industry and combats current challenges. This research benefits every segment of the industry. We welcome new research proposal applications by August 1st of each year.