Seasonal Gardener I at Hillwood Estate
This would count for your HRT 297 Requirement!
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens has over 13 acres of landscaped gardens and welcomes over 100,000 visitors a year who enjoy our art collection and our gardens. Hillwood is seeking someone passionate about creating beautiful outdoor spaces to be a part of the horticulture team. Our Horticulture team ensures our gardens meet the high standards of our founder Marjorie Merriweather Post and are a welcome place for visitors from all over the world.
The Gardener I will work as a part of a team of horticulture professionals to perform daily duties including, weeding, mulching, planting, mowing and trimming lawns, blowing roads and walkways, leaf and snow removal, fertilizing and watering. In conversation with staff, volunteers and visitors you will use your customer service skills.
This is a seasonal position for 6 weeks, with the possibility of becoming a year-round position. Please view the position description here: https://hillwoodmuseum.org/careers-and-volunteering/seasonal-gardener
Full Description here: Seasonal Gardener I Hillwood 2024 and below. Send your resume to email@example.com
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Green Spring Gardens is offering three horticulture internships this summer. This includes two ‘Horticulture’ Interns and one ‘Virginia Native Plant’ Intern. This would work for your HRT 297 requirement! Many of our student have done internships with Green Spring Gardens. See flyers attached below for all information. Start and end dates are flexible, but the work is slated for summer. Please reach out to Susan Eggerton with any questions. Resumes can be sent to Susan Eggerton: Susan.Eggerton@fairfaxcounty.gov or to FCPAInternships@fairfaxcounty.gov
Internship brochure Summer GSG 2024
VNPS Hort Inter Job Announcement 2024
Horticultural Internship Announcement 2024 GSG
There are three gardener positions at Dumbarton Oaks this Summer. This would count for the HRT 297 credit requirement!
Full information is here: https://www.doaks.org/about/employment/summer-gardener-temporary-1
Position Title: Summer Gardener (Temporary)
Supervisor: Director of Gardens and Grounds
Department: Gardens and Grounds
Duration/Hours: 10 weeks/40 hour work week, Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Pay Rate: $20 per hour
This position remains open until filled. Candidates should submit their resume to: HumanResources@doaks.org
Please use the email subject line “Temporary Summer Gardener”
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The amazing Native Plant Heroes at Earth Sangha have just announced two internship opportunities for 2024!
The first is the 2024 Full Season Native Plant Conservation Internship. There is one available position for this opportunity, and responsibilities include working in Wild Plant Nursery, removing invasives in restoration sites, assistant supervising of volunteers, and the potential for field work throughout the region! This position is January through December with a schedule of about 20 hours a week at $16 an hour.
The second is the 2024 Summer Native Plant Conservation Internship. There are two available positions for this opportunity and responsibilities include working in Wild Plant Nursery, removing invasives in restoration sites, assistant supervising of volunteers, and the potential for field work throughout the region! This position is June through August with a schedule of about 20 hours a week at $16 an hour.
If you’re interested in applying, please email a CV and optional cover letter to Matt Bright at firstname.lastname@example.org. Fellow NOVA Horticulture Student and Earth Sangha Conservation Coordinator, Michaelanne Makuch can also be reached for more information regarding the positions at email@example.com
Scroll to the “openings” header for more information on the Earth Sangha website
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One of the most prestigious institutions in the country has reached out to us here at NVCC Horticulture to find interns for an upcoming internship opportunity… If you’ve ever been to downtown DC you probably already know who I’m talking about. That’s right THE Smithsonian Gardens is looking to find an intern for their Orchid Exhibit. This opportunity provides an intern with experience managing and caring for the Smithsonian Gardens Orchid Collection (SGOC), including exhibition, public programming, social media management, daily collection care, collections management, and interior plant maintenance.
The application deadline is coming up so don’t hesitate to apply if you’re interested!
Orchid Exhibit Internship – Smithsonian Gardens (si.edu)
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Are you looking to make your way into the exciting world of urban forestry, but afraid you don’t know where to start? Well luckily, Fairfax County is looking to hire entry-level urban foresters like you! This short-term position will give you the opportunity to learn more about integrated pest management in an urban environment! Integrated pest management on this level can look like invasive species trapping, tree treatments, and mapping of at-risk specimens! If this interests you, don’t hesitate to apply!
FP CoOp Fall 2023
If interested, please send your resume by email to DPWESUFMDAdmin@faifaxcounty.gov by September 30, 2023
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Whether you’re looking to help build your experience, more work, or some part-time fun, this part-time gardener position could be exactly what you need! A local Homeowner in Alexandria VA has asked NOVA Horticulture for our help with some work in her garden. If you think this would be a good fit for you, don’t hesitate to reach out, because I know the opportunity will go quick! You could use this for your HRT 297 Cooperative education experience if you still need it!
Part Time Gardener- Alexandria VA
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The fabulous Green Spring Garden that you know and love from Professor Dickson’s Plant ID courses, the same Green Spring Garden that is meticulously managed by a NOVA Horticulture Alumni, is looking to hire a part-time gardener! You’re in luck though! Not only are they hiring one part-time gardener, but they actually have 2 open part-time gardener positions! One is for 900 hours per year, which maths out to about 18 hours per week, and one for 1,560 hours per year, which maths out to about 30 hours a week. The pay and the positions are great especially if you’re still working your way through the program so do not hesitate to apply!
Green Spring_Part-time Gardener (both PT positions)
To apply: Send your resume to FCPAJOBS@Fairfaxcounty.gov.
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Save the date and spread the word for the Career Services in-person Part-time Job & Internship Fair! This is a great opportunity for students to connect face-to-face with employers, learn more about available internships for fall 2023 and beyond and hone their networking skills. This event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Alexandria Campus, AFA Building, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. We encourage faculty and staff to share information about this wonderful networking and career development opportunity with NOVA students and alumni. More details will follow.
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Latoya Garrison, Career Connection, LGarrison@nvcc.edu
Are you passionate about native plants? Are you looking for an opportunity to advocate for native plants in the landscape?
Earth Sangha is looking for a nursery associate! In this position, you would help with conservation and propagation in their Wild Plant Nursery, which is the region’s largest local ecotype plant propagation effort! The nursery associates day to day responsibilities include the care and propagation of native plants, the overall organization of the Wild Plant Nursery, and working with plant passionate volunteers!
They’re looking to hire someone for this position to start this summer. It is a permanent part-time position that includes health insurance, retirement, and accrued paid time off with a salary of $18/hour.
Nursery Associate Listing
To apply, email Matt Bright at firstname.lastname@example.org with a C.V. and, optionally, a cover letter
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