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Horticultural Intern
Category: Horticulture


Green Spring Gardens
Alexandria, VA

Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2013

 

Description: Green Spring Gardens is a 31-acre public garden with 1784 Historic House that offers themed gar-dens for enjoyment, education and inspiration. Visit our website at http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring/.

The intern will work in a variety of garden spaces, and may choose from projects involving horticulture, curation, propagation, community horticulture or education that suits the mission and activities at Green Spring Gardens. Potential projects for 2012 are: propagation; working with plant records; developing interpretive signs; and planning special programs.

 

Compensation: Interns will be temporary, part-time employees of the Fairfax County Park Authority. Compensation is $10.46/hour for up to 300 hours. Start and end dates are negotiable.

 

Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a two or four year horticulture, botany, environmental education or similar degree program. Internship responsibilities include developing a project proposal, con-ducting project activities and presenting a written and oral project report.

 

To Apply: Please send email to Mary Olien, mary.olien@fairfaxcounty.gov. In your email please tell us why you are interested in this internship , describe your qualifications and attach your resume. Deadline March 1, 2013.

 

 

Green Spring Gardens

4603 Green Spring Road • Alexandria, VA 22312 • (703) 642-5173

Fax: (703) 642-8095 • TTY: (703) 324-3354 • www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/greenspring

FCPA is an equal opportunity employer. A publication of Fairfax County, VA.

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