Park Authority

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

Kirk Kincannon,
Executive Director

Internship Opportunities


Internships with Cultural Resource Management and Protection

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Fairfax County is rich in history and its associated elements. Cultural Resources volunteers protect and research artifacts, track artifact collections, assist archaeologists in the field and the lab, and…

Internships with Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

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Ellanor C. Lawrence Park has significant historic remains, a forest, streams, a pond, wildlife, and animal and historic exhibits. Interns assist with marketing and partnerships, public programs, resource…

Internships with Fitness and Wellness

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Fitness and wellness means top-notch fitness programs, services, and opportunities to make health a community priority. Interns market and promote…

Internships with Frying Pan Farm Park

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Frying Pan preserves and interprets farm life of the 1920s to 1950s. Intern duties may include marketing, development of marketing materials, equestrian responsibilities, event hosting, administration, public…

Internships with Green Spring Gardens

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Green Spring Gardens is a public gardens, an outdoor classroom and a museum. Wide-ranging intern opportunities include historic interpretation, research, program development and promotion, archival document…

Internships with Hidden Pond Nature Center

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Hidden Pond is a neighborhood park with undisturbed woodland, quiet trails, splashing streams and a tranquil pond. Interns serve as natural resource programmers, lead nature camps, supervise exhibit animal…

Internships with Huntley Meadows Park

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Huntley connects people to treasured homes and habitats. There’s a nationally significant 1820s historic villa and a park offering majestic forests, meadows, wildlife, and the largest…

Internships with Natural Resource Management and Protection

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The Fairfax County Park Authority maintains approximately 24,000 acres of public land including natural areas, cultural resources, and recreational facilities. Natural Resource Management and Protection…

Internships with Planning and Development

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Park Planning interns support long-range park planning efforts, individual park master plan projects, land development impact reviews, GIS mapping projects, and design of park sites. Interns assist with meeting logistics, evaluate plans, work on park designs, update…

Internships with Resident Curator Program

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The Resident Curator Program preserves historic properties by offering long-term leases to qualified tenants who agree to rehabilitate and maintain the resources. Interns work closely with staff to assist in…

Internships with Riverbend Park

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Riverbend Park on the Potomac River is a rare combination of geology, plant life, wildlife, isolation and beauty. Interns conduct field studies, inventory species, assist in camp programs, work with children,…

Internships with Sully Historic Site

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Sully wasthe home of Richard Bland Lee, Northern Virginia's first Representative to Congress. Interns assist in public programming, history camps, public tours, museum operations,…

Jobs and Internships

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