The AOC is accepting applications for multiple Laborer and Gardener Aide summer internships that offer skill enrichment and experiential learning while promoting careers in the public service.
The AOC is accepting applications for multiple Horticultural Aide summer internships that offer skill enrichment and experiential learning while promoting careers in the public service.
Duties: Participate in field surveys to collect data pertaining to forest pests such as EAB, spotted lanternfly, and others. Implement forest pest treatment activities in assigned areas including tree injections. Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications to record the position of forest pests and other natural resources. Participate in activities associated with tree planting. Assess sites to identify planting locations. Plant trees, often with Fairfax County K-12 students. Perform basic tree maintenance to include mulching, watering, and pruning. Continue reading Fairfax County Urban Forest Management Division
New Dawn Gardens Inc., is a residential landscape design, installation and maintenance firm established in 1980. We provide professional services to up-scale clients in the metro Washington, DC area. Continue reading New Dawn Gardens Inc.
Fairfax County Farmers Markets Intern
Green Spring Gardens and the Fairfax County Farmers Markets (FCFM) invites qualified undergraduate students to apply for our 2021 summer internship program. We are seeking an intern who can assist in promoting the Farmers Markets, supporting SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program), and coordinating logistics in preparation for National Farmers Market week, and other promotional events. Must be available August 1-10 for Farmers Market Week and months preceding for planning purposes. Continue reading Green Spring Gardens
Children’s Education Intern
Green Spring Gardens is a 31-acre public garden with a 1784 Historic House that offers themed gardens for enjoyment, education, and inspiration. Visit our website at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/green-spring.
Urban Agriculture Intern
Green Spring Gardens is a 31-acre public garden with a 1784 Historic House that offers themed gardens for enjoyment, education and inspiration. Visit our website at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ parks/green-spring/.
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. Continue reading The White Gardens
Horticultural Intern– Virginia Native Plant Garden
Green Spring Gardens is a 31-acre public garden with a 1784 Historic House that offers themed gardens for enjoyment, education, and inspiration.