Category Archives: Internships

Green and Grounds Landscape Internships- Congressional Country Club

Don’t stress about finding the perfect opportunity for your summer 2023 internship… I’ve got the perfect one for your right here! The Congressional Country Club, located in Potomac, MD, is looking for Green and Grounds Landscape interns for their 2023 summer season! They’re known to host some of the biggest events in golf through their continued partnership with the PGA  of America! As an intern with the Congressional Country Club, you’ll have the opportunity to tend to the clubhouse grounds that boast famous members and attendees like President Obama.

If you’re interested in this position please email your resume to either:
Dave Burdette, Clubhouse Grounds Superintendent Daveb@ccclub.org
or
Cody Jennings, Assistant Clubhouse Grounds Superintendent Cjennings@ccclub.org

The employment is flexible, but spaces are limited, so make sure to apply as soon as possible!

CCC Horticulture Internship 2023

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Summer 2023 Horticulture Internship- Moore Farms Botanical Garden

Are you looking to get out of Northern Virginia? Looking to fulfill your cooperative education requirement? With this position, you can kill two birds with one stone! Moore Farms Botanical Garden located in Lake City, South Carolina, is excited to announce its 2023 Summer Horticulture Internship Opportunity! You could spend 3 months at a spectacular public garden reinforcing your learning in areas such as landscape design, installation and maintenance, integrated pest management, propagation, and turf management! The deadline to apply is March 5th! So don’t dawdle and miss out on this amazing out-of-state opportunity!

Horticulture Intern Flyer 2023

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Summer Internship- Oak Spring Garden Foundation

Are you still looking for something to help you satisfy your Cooperative Education requirement? Well, look no further than Oak Spring Garden Foundation! A favorite of the NOVA Horticulture Professors for various reasons, this historical garden located in Upperville, is looking to place interns in multiple teams! So if you’re looking for an internship opportunity in Communication, Arboriculture, Conservation and Landscape (ACL), Biodiversity Management, Gardens, Biocultural Conservation Farming, Education and Outreach, or Culinary and Hospitality, don’t hesitate to apply! Opportunities are available from May-early June through August-early September, depending on the availability of the successful applicants.

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Multiple Positions- Legacy Farms

Are you looking to make a difference in your position? are you neurodiverse? If you are, take a look at these positions that came in from Legacy Farms located outside of Leesburg, VA.
Legacy Farms is a 501(c)3 non-profit with gardens on the grounds of Temple Hall Farm Regional Park and Fabbioli Cellars, just outside of  Leesburg. Our neurodiverse team of staff, mentors, and apprentices grow and deliver herbs, flowers, and vegetables to area businesses, CSA customers, and food pantries. The nonprofit offers a vocational training program for neurodivergent individuals ages 16 and up, focused on mentoring job skills, increased self-awareness, and personal development. Legacy Farms is launching a profit-focused flower business based on its two-year track record of delivering a robust floral CSA called Legacy Blooms. The objective of this floral business, over time, will be to generate revenue sufficient to self-fund the nonprofit’s vocational training programs and goals for supporting neurodiversity.

Legacy Farms – Assistant Farm Program Manager Job Description – Part-time – 2023

Legacy Farms – Farmer_Gardener Job Description – Part-time – 2023

Legacy Farms – Mentor Job Description 2023

3 – Legacy Farms – Bouquet Production Assistant Job Description – 2023

 

Horticulture Internship- Washington National Cathedral

Did you fall in love with the beauty of the Washington National Cathedral Grounds during Plant Composition or History of Garden Design? Well, then you’re in luck! The Washington National Cathedral is looking to hire 3! that’s right 3! Horticulture Interns for the Summer of 2023! If you’re interested in this position, please make sure you get your application in before the deadline of March 31st 2023! These positions go fast, so if you’re still looking for something to satisfy your Cooperative Education Credits, don’t hesitate!

Hort Internship WNC 2023

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Summer 2023 Internships- Green Spring Gardens

It’s that time of the year again! All around the area, horticultural businesses and public gardens are starting to think of and release summer internship positions! If you’re still looking for a position to complete your Cooperative Education Credit, one of these could be your answer! Green Spring Gardens, a local favorite public garden located in Alexandria, has 5!! available positions for the summer of 2023! GSG is not only host to several ID courses, but is also managed by a NOVA Hort Alumni! That’s right! If you apply for any of these opportunities, you might be lucky enough to work with Adam Bucher, NOVA  Horticulture Alumni and Green Spring Garden’s Horticulture Resource Manager! What better way to learn about life after school than this??

Internship brochure Summer GSG 2023

Farmers Market Internship 2023 GSG

Historic Resources Internship 2023 GSG

Horticultural Internship 2023 GSG

Native Plant Garden Internship 2023 GSG

Youth and Family Program Internship 2023 GSG

Community Volunteer Ambassador – National Capital Region Invasive Plant Management Team

Are you passionate about conservation? Are you interested in advocating for conservation in your community? Are you passionate about volunteering and invasive plant management? If this describes you, and you’re looking for an amazing engaging opportunity, consider applying for that national Captial Region Office of the Appalachian Conservation Corps Invasive Plant Management Team Community Volunteer Ambassador!

CVA Position Description _NCR IPMT

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Summer Internship (Horticulture Aide)- Architect of the Capitol

Are you still looking for your summer internship or not quite sure of your options? Well the Architect of the Capitol, located in the heart of Washington D.C., is looking for a summer intern for their gardens! If you’re interested in enriching your skills or working in public service then this opportunity is for you! Several NOVA Horticulture Alumni have interned for this historic institution, and gone on to work full-time there!

https://www.usajobs.gov/job/689114400

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Native Plant Conservation Internship- Earth Sangha

Looking for an internship to help you enter the exciting world of native plant conservation? Well if you are, I have the opportunity for TWO of you! Earth Sangha an amazing local business focused on the production and conservation of native plants has 2 positions available for their 2023  Full-Season Native Plant Conservation Internship.

Several NVCC Hort Alumni and Students have worked for and with Earth Sangha, and they can tell you firsthand what an amazing opportunity this is! ​If you’re interested in applying, please email a CV and optional cover letter to Matt Bright at mbright@earthsangha.org.

https://www.earthsangha.org/staff

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Internship- Yellowstone Landscape

Here’s another internship opportunity for everyone whos still looking for their HRT 297 Cooperative Internship requirement! Yellowstone Landscape, a nationwide company, is looking for interns for its 12-week, paid rotational program which allows students time in the field to develop their technical skills while also allowing them to learn the management side of our business.  Interns will be paired with a seasoned manager to learn different ways to manage crews and properties as well as communicate with clients.  Interns are required to complete an independent project which allows them the opportunity to develop, plan and implement a full-scale project.

With locations throughout the US and several in Virginia, this could be for you if you’re looking for an experience close to home or your next educational institution.  This summer Yellowstone Landscape hosted 19 Interns across the country at multiple locations.  While each Intern experienced different areas of the landscape and turf industry all finished with a solid understanding of the industry as a whole and their potential career path. Check out blog posts written by their 2022 interns to get a sense of the experience. More information about their internship program can be found here. 

2022 LM Internship Flyer_YL

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