Horticultural Intern at White Gardens
The John C. and Margaret K. White Gardens is a new public garden in Falls Church with an azalea, rhododendron, and camellia collection established by John and Margaret White. The thirteen-acre garden is under development. Internship activities will focus on
identifying, mapping, and developing a management plan for invasive plants, and organizing and leading volunteers for monthly workdays. Knowledge of GIS/GPS-based mapping systems is desired, and experience working with volunteers will be beneficial.
The internship will be based at Green Spring Gardens.
Compensation: Interns will be temporary, part-time employees of the Fairfax County Park Authority. Compensation is $11.43hour for up to 300 hours. Start and end dates are negotiable.
Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a two or four-year horticulture, botany, environmental science, or related degree program. Internship responsibilities include developing a project proposal, conducting project activities and presenting a written and oral project report.
To Apply: Send resume to Susan.Eggerton at Susan.Eggerton@fairfaxcounty.gov.