An excellent opportunity just came across my desk and I had to share! The Architect of the Capitol is hiring a gardener! You might be asking yourself, well what does this mean? Well, The Capitol Grounds and Arboretum is responsible for preserving and maintaining acres of landscape across Capitol Hill including plantings and infrastructure. The Gardener performs gardening tasks in support of the overall efficiency and effectiveness in the maintenance of the Capitol Grounds. So that means you, yes you!, could be helping preserve the beauty of our nation’s capitol’s most iconic government areas.
If this interests you, please don’t hesitate to apply! The position posting closes on February 10th!
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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
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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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!
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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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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!
EE – IPM Technician
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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
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3 – Legacy Farms – Bouquet Production Assistant Job Description – 2023
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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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
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Are you looking for some part-time work to gain experience or extra cash? Want to work at a NOVA Horticulture Technology Alumni business? If you said yes to either of those statements, then I have the opportunity for you!
NOVA Horticulture Alumni Maraea Harris started her own business called Metro Gardenworks and needs your help as a part-time gardener!
Hours are variable and somewhat seasonal but range from 8-15 hours a week but could be more during the busier spring/summer season. There are fewer hours in winter but unless it is raining or there is snow on the ground, there is still work that can be done. Hours may be able to be tailored around school/child care schedules. Pay is $18/hr with tools and uniform needs provided. You will need to provide transportation to and from the job site. Many sites are in the Reston/Vienna area and others in the DC/Arlington/Alexandria area.
Interested candidates please send an email to Maraea at email@example.com
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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!
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