Fearrington Village offers an internship program for college students interested in gaining hands-on experience in a renowned public garden in the summer of 2014. The intern will learn from one of the most experienced gardening teams anywhere, interact with staff from Fearrington businesses including the Inn, restaurants, shops and a spa, and enjoy a positive, team oriented culture and a beautiful setting.
The internship experience will provide an in-depth introduction to various aspects of horticulture. It is envisioned the intern will primarily work with one gardener. Horticultural experiences and responsibilities may include:
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate, undergraduate, or associate program at an accredited college or university. Coursework should include botany, horticulture, ecology, design, environmental studies or closely related areas. Additionally, he or she:
Please email a cover letter explaining interest in the position and resume to Greg Fitch at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of reference may be required. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The gardens are a signature feature of Fearrington Village for our guests and visitors. There are about 60 individual garden beds, several cutting beds, an herb garden, and four greenhouses on roughly 20 acres.
In 2012, Fearrington was selected from over 500 member properties worldwide to win the prestigious Garden Award from Relais & Chateaux. Our gardens have recently been featured in magazines such as Country Gardens and Our State. The gardens and the businesses in the Village Center are owned and managed by Fitch Creations, Inc., a family company.
Relais & Châteaux is a family of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in the world who share a passion for ensuring their guests experience an unforgettable celebration of the senses.
Why get away when everyone else does? Enjoy the Inn’s award-winning service and cuisine and stunning gardens, Mon-Thurs. Includes overnight stay, afternoon tea and full breakfast, and a $50 credit per person for dinner at The Fearrington Granary. Starts at $375.