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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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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.


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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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Summer Internship Opportunities-Oak Springs Garden Foundation

Still looking for a summer internship opportunity? Oak Springs Garden Foundation, which has previously accepted students of Northern Virginia Community College’s Horticulture Program, is looking for summer interns! You have until March 15th to apply!

Oak Springs Garden Foundation Internship Opportunities

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