Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 9AM-5PM M-F

703-324-1460
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway
Suite 905, Fairfax, VA 22035

Laura Grape,
Executive Director

Careers and Internships

Open Positions with NVSWCD

NVSWCD has no open positions available at this time.

Internships with NVSWCD

Spring 2020 Environmental Outreach Internship

This spring internship position will support the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District’s award-winning spring outreach programs. We reach thousands of people and have a deep impact on many youth and adults. Programs can include classroom presentations, outdoor learning experiences, outreach events and festivals, the high school Envirothon competition, rain barrel workshops, the Seedling Sale, high school science fair project judging, stream monitoring, storm drain labeling, the Sustainable Garden Tour and more!

The spring intern will support the following events and programs with office preparations and coordination in advance, staffing during the event, and follow-up afterwards:

  • ~ Ten Outreach Events or Festivals (February – June, evening or weekend)
  • College Scholarships
  • Youth Conservation Camp
  • One HS Science Fair and one Regional Science Fair
  • Sustainable Garden Tour
  • Envirothon
  • MWEEs and Field Trips
  • Potentially a Green Breakfast, Potomac Watershed Roundtable, and/or Rain Barrel Workshop

This internship is expected to begin in mid-January and end in mid-June, lasting 22 weeks at 20 hours/week. Learn more about the position and view the full position description here. To apply, send a resume accompanied by a cover letter and contact information for two references to conservationdistrict@fairfaxcounty.gov by Friday, December 13, 2019.

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