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.
Reading the Landscape Short Course
We will be hosting an expenses-paid field course in landscape interpretation from November 4-8, 2019. Participants will learn directly from Tom Wessels and other experts on how to apply a landscape history perspective to work, research, or studies in a variety of disciplines. Apply by May 31st!
Seeking Artist/Scientist Collaborations
We are now accepting Letters of Intent for a 2020 place-based project in the Virginia Piedmont that relates to the American chestnut tree. Submit your creative idea by July 29th!
Posted April 1, 2019
Fellowships & Residencies
Artists & Scholars
We are now accepting applications for our Artist in Residence and Scholars in Residence Programs along with our early career fellowships. Finalists will be given the opportunity to join our Residency Programs and the top applicant in each respective program will be awarded the Eliza Moore Fellowship for Artistic Excellence and the Stacy Lloyd III Fellowship for Bibliographic Study – awards of $10,000 each.
Oak Spring Fellows
In 2020, the Oak Spring Garden Foundation will award up to three Oak Spring Fellowships for emerging scholars or practitioners working in organismal plant science or plant conservation who need undisturbed time to complete a writing project that advances their scholarship or practice
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.
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.
While our call for summer internships is now closed, we accept applications on a rolling basis for support on our Arboriculture and Landscapes team, in our Library, and on our Programs team. Click on the links below to the structure of past internships. You’re welcome to email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and a cover letter explaining your interest and availability.
Posted May 3, 2019