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!
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.
Did you fall in love with IPM during HRT 207 Plant Pest Management? Or are you currently in the class and getting the itch to start taking care of some creepy crawlies? Environmental Enhancements, located in Sterling, is looking to hire TWO! that’s right! TWO IPM Technicians! So if you’re looking to get your start in the industry, or you’re still looking for a position to fulfill your cooperative education requirement, look no further!
Pohick Bay Regional Park, located in Lorton Virginia, a park of the NOVA Parks system, is looking for a new assistant manager for their beautiful scenic park! A unique location offering adventure on both land and water, Pohick bay is a local fan favorite. With boating, fishing, and hiking opportunities all around the park, it’s sure to never have a dull day! If hearing this makes you want to be a part of their growing team, then don’t hesitate to apply!
Have you fallen in love with Green Springs Gardens during one of Sue’s plant ID Courses? Did you wish you could help maintain the beauty of such an important park? Well now is your chance to do so! Green Springs Garden is looking to fill the position of a Horticultural Technician!
Did you fall in love with the beauty of Meadowlark Botanical Gardens during one of Professor Dickson’s plant iD courses? Are you looking for some formal garden experience in one of the best-hidden gems of northern Virginia? What about a garden that focuses on native plantings, restorative plantings, and ecologically sound horticultural practices? If you answered yes to any of these, then the Garden Specialist position at Meadowlark Botanical Garden would be perfect for you!
Do you have a passion for food production? Did this summer’s HRT 134 Food Production course start a passion you’ve yet to professionally explore? Well if so, Oak Spring Garden Foundation has the opportunity for you! Oak Spring Garden Foundation’s Biocultural Conservation Farm is now accepting applications for two (yes that’s right TWO!) full-time seasonal farm apprentices! This could be your opportunity to satiate an educational hunger while feeding others! This position is also eligible for HRT 297 Cooperative Education Credits, so if you’re still looking for something to fulfill this graduation requirement, look no further!
Want to work at one of NVCC Horticulture’s favorite local botanical gardens? Well now’s your chance! Meadowlark Botanical Gardens located in Vienna, VA is looking to hire a Garen Specialist! Many Horticulture Department Alumni have grown their careers here, and you could be next!
Are you looking for an opportunity to flex your horticultural muscles? Well, White House Farm in Luray, Virginia is looking for someone with a strong horticultural background and that could be you!
Are you interested in the amazing intersection of historical preservation and horticulture? Well then do I have the best opportunity for you! George Mason’s Gunston Hall in Mason Neck, VA is looking for a Garden Apprentice to help restore and maintain their gardens!