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Internship Application


PLEASE NOTE:  We are not currently accepting applications. We hope to begin accepting applications again in the January-February time frame.


Deadlines for application are February 1st for the summer term, July 1st for the fall term, and November 1st for the winter/spring term. Applications will be reviewed after the deadline dates only if space is available.

Your application must be completed online and include the following:

1) Completed Intern Application Form

2) Current Resume

You will be contacted to set up a time to be interviewed in person or over the phone by the Intern Coordinator of the Division in which you wish to work. Shortly after your interview you will be notified of your selection/non-selection. If selected, you will be informed of the specific procedures for starting your internship.

For further information, please feel free to contact the Training Coordinator, Deborah Babcock-Daley, via:

Phone: (703) 324-8665
E-Mail: deborah.babcock-daley@fairfaxcounty.gov
Mail: Deborah Babcock-Daley, Training Coordinator
Fairfax County Park Authority
12055 Government Center Parkway
Suite 927
Fairfax, VA 22035


Please select area of interest below. (Check all that apply)

Administration Division Park Operations Division Park Services Division Planning and Development Division Resource Management Division
Human Resources Intern Park Condition Survey Fitness Inclusion Specialist Park Planning Conservation Specialist
Director's Office Intern Park Physical Inventory Adapted Aquatics Specialist Park Land Records Database and Base Map Creation Photographic Archives Management
Financial Management Audit and Benchmarking Trail System Mapping Fitness & Wellness Intern Parks Land Use/Land Cover Analysis And GIS Special Projects Archaeological Site Assessment
Athletic Field Turf Management Intern Equipment Certification Standards Site Operations   GIS Geo-referencing Historic Aerial Photographs of Fairfax County
  Stream Valley Condition Survey Aquatics Management   Original Research/Data Analysis
  Landscaping Inventory Trips and Tours/Class Programs   Archaeological Collections Management
  GIS Mapping of Trails Rec-PAC Program Management   Project Management Assistant
  Employee Orientation Package Camp Instructor/Recreation Specialist   Archaeological Field and Laboratory Assistant
  Energy Management Intern Summer Camps Program Management   Museum Collections Technician
  Energy Intern Assistant Program Section Design and Graphics   Museum Collections Research Assistant
  Laurel Hill Golf Course Intern (1-3) Special Events/Volunteer Programs   Assistant Naturalist
  Horticultural/Agronomy Intern at Pinecrest Golf Course Fund Raising Campaign Development   Naturalist
    RECenter Business Intern   Museum Aide at Sully Historic Site
    Graphics Production   Horticulture Intern at Green Spring Gardens
    Publications   Horticultural/Native Plant Garden at Green Spring Gardens
    Advertising Sales   Children’s Education Intern at Green Spring Gardens
    Marketing and Outreach Coordinator for a Large Recreational Park in an Urban Environment   Historic Resources Intern at Green Spring Gardens
    Golf Course   Interpretive Aide at Hidden Pond Nature Center
    Landscape/Horticultural   Naturalist at Huntley Meadows Park
    Marketing Analyst   Natural Resource Management at Huntley Meadows Park
        Hidden Pond Programming Intern Park



Street Address:



ZIP Code:





Faculty Advisor:

Desired Dates:

Start Date:    End Date:

Will you earn college credit for this internship?

Yes:     No:

Will you require housing?

Yes:     No:


Junior:     Senior:     Grad:     Other:

Why are you interested in interning with the Park Authority?

What are your career goals?


SEX & ETHNIC ORIGIN: Please check category which describes your sex and ethnic origin.

Male-White:     Female-White:
Male-Black:     Female-Black:
Male-Hispanic:     Female-Hispanic:
Male-American Indian/Alaskan Native:
Female-American Indian/Alaskan Native:
Male-Asian/Pacific Islander:
Female-Asian/Pacific Islander:

Current Resume: (Cut and Paste your current resume into the box below)

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