Arborist Trainee Internship | Summer 2021 | Chantilly, VA

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Chantilly, VA, 20152

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number: 118290  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services 
Employment Type: Intern 
Job Type: Temporary 
Education Level Required: Other 
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 


Position: Arborist Trainee Internship | Spring/Summer 2021  

Davey Tree Residential & Commercial Services 


The Davey Tree Expert Company is looking for exceptional students who are interested in expanding their field experience in the areas of Tree Care, Plant Health Care, Sales and Client Services. 



STARTING DATE:                           

Flexible - We are currently looking for Internship candidates for Spring/Summer, 2021 


LOCATION: Chantilly, VA 



Introduce career orientated students to exceptional opportunities in the industry including tree care, tree climbing, chainsaw use, plant health care and customer service. Internships in each division may vary in length depending on availability. Interns will be assigned a manager who will mentor them through a variety of job experiences within the industry. Throughout your experience, you will work on residential and commercial properties and in an office setting. 




  • Studying Arboriculture, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape Design, Forestry or related discipline 

  • Driver’s license required. Commercial driver’s license highly valuable   




40-50 hours per week; Monday - Friday with some Saturdays 


  • Must have enthusiasm for proper plant care and arboriculture 

  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn 

  • Demonstrated ability to report for work regularly and punctually 

  • Collaboration and communication skills 




  • Over 100 years of service gives you job security 

  • National reputation for Stewardship and Excellence 

  • Promotes ambitious, team-focused experts quickly and focuses on continuing education 

  • Commitment to safety: Interns will work towards completing the CDP “C” Climber booklet  




  • Opportunity to apply for Davey Scholarship and develop your career 

  • Housing support may be available 

  • Access to industry related training materials 

  • Climbing gear, uniforms and PPE provided  

  • Opportunity to work outside and gain valuable industry experience 

  • Work in and around the Big Apple and get a taste of city life! Catch a Red Sox game at Fenway Park in Boston, MA. Spend your Summer in Portland, ME.  Work in close proximity to some of our nation’s most treasured historical landmarks in the D.C area. Visit Elvis Presley’s Graceland Mansion in Memphis, TN, and other musical landmarks in Nashville, TN. This isn’t just an opportunity to get more work experience, it’s also an opportunity to get more life experience! 






  •  Competitive & Negotiable 





Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. 





We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601  or

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: Horticulture, Outside Sales, Agriculture, Sales