Opportunities at OSGF
At the Oak Spring Garden Foundation, we believe the futures of plants and people depend on each other. This begins by fostering growth among tomorrow's leaders who are interested in the world of plants. Opportunities for internships, fellowships, and jobs at OSGF will be posted on this page.
Assistant Arborist and Conservation Intern
We are seeking applicants for a paid, six-month, full-time internship beginning in May and ending in October. This intern will assist in the management of trees, grasslands, and habitat and species conservation on the Oak Spring estate.
Library Research, Outreach, and Communications Intern
We are seeking applicants for a paid full-time internship this summer to assist in researching and sharing materials in the collections of the Oak Spring Garden Library.
Posted March 7, 2019
Summer Research Fellow at VWL
Virginia Working Landscapes is hiring a summer research fellow to assist with the development of a multi-year project exploring various aspects of wildlife habitat management, done in collaboration with OSGF and the Clifton Institute.
Bio-Cultural Conservation Farm Fellowship
In the winter of 2019, we will award one three-year-long fellowship to establish a ~three-acre farm on our property of Appalachian heirloom and heritage crops to illustrate, save, and share the biological diversity of the plants that underpin our food system. We are accepting and reviewing applications, and will continue until filled.
Posted November 8, 2018
We are looking to hire a full-time gardener to assist in all aspects of horticulture in the Oak Spring garden, the centerpiece of the Oak Spring estate.
Part-time Events and Guest Services Assistant
We are seeking an individual with flexible hours to deliver high quality hospitality assistance as part of our Events and Guest Services Team. The position is 24 hours per week part-time.
Reading the Landscape
We will be hosting an expenses-paid field course in landscape interpretation from November 4-8, 2019. Participants will learn skills for applying a landscape history perspective to their work, research, or studies in a variety of disciplines.
Work with the Oak Spring Garden Library's collections
We will soon be offering accommodation for bona fide scholars wishing to study materials in Oak Spring's collections. We are also very interested in creative ideas for activating our collections through partnerships with others.
Posted June 7, 2017