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Horticultural Intern- Native Plant Garden
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 gardens for enjoyment, education and inspiration.

The internship will focus on the Virginia Native Plant Garden and the adjacent riparian woodland. Potential projects may include working with plant records, documenting/removing invasives from a rare magnolia bog and developing interpretive signage for the natural areas.

 

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, conducting 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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