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.
Staff Positions & Internships
2020 Horticulture Internship
We are accepting applications for a hands-on practical internship working in the formal gardens, greenhouses, and natural settings of the Oak Spring estate in Upperville, VA. This internship is paid full-time work, and lasts nine months beginning in March 2020.
We are accepting expressions of interest and applications for a two-week contracted Chef-in-Residence. The CiR will utilize produce grown locally and on-site at Oak Spring to provide fresh and nutritious food for resident artists during the last two weeks of our Fall 2019 Artist in Residence program (November 1-16th, 2019).
Posted August 19, 2019
Library Database Management Associate
We are seeking applicants for a paid, long-term internship position working in the Oak Spring Garden Library. This individual will help modernize the Library’s database and online catalog in order to transition the Library from a private collection to a more publicly-accessible wealth of resources.
Posted July 19, 2019
Fauquier High School Internship
Graduating seniors from Fauquier High School can apply for a paid, full-time internship with the Oak Spring Garden Foundation. This year-long position will allow the selected intern to rotate between departments that are of interest to her/him and explore a variety of career opportunities that exist in the environmental non-profit space.
Posted August 23, 2019
Pioneers of Natural History
This project-based short course explores the Oak Spring Garden Library collection through the work of Maria Sibylla Merian and Mark Catesby. Eight participants will spend ten days at Oak Spring working with historical natural history materials and develop their own research projects.