CareerDC coordinates internship programs by connecting students with host organisations all over Australia.
The internships, which are practical work-placement programs designed to provide the intern with seasonal experience in agricultural placements with the aim of providing industry specific opportunities is to enable the intern to develop skills that will enhance their prospects of gaining meaningful employment, building the student’s career and starting their future.
Over one third of the world's workers are employed in agriculture. In this industry, it is essential and important to combine industry experts and agricultural scientist to make a difference to address global agricultural issues.
For undergraduate students enrolled in:
- Bachelor of Agriculture
- Bachelor of Resource Economics
- Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences
- Bachelor of International Development
- Bachelor of Applied Science in Agriculture
- Bachelor of Environmental Systems
- Bachelor of Food and Argibusiness
Valuable work placement through host organisations can help students integrate their university learning and elevate their skills and knowledge in the fields at a local, national and international level. Students can take on responsibilities in roles within the farm management such as,
- research and development
- sales and marketing
- sourcing and purchasing
- quality control
- agency and surveying
An internship program can provide students practical training through host organisations. Student can experience training in
- Assessing the science behind agricultural production and farming systems
- Understanding the business in agriculture through profits and growth
- Enhancing critical thinking skills towards practical production and farming issues
- The broader economic, environmental and ethical issues as well as appreciating these aspects of the field
- Communication and network with the diverse range of industry stakeholders.
- Traditional and modern farming technologies, etc.
These can further improve the technical skills and personal attributes, confidence, problem-solving skills and interest in sustainable farming practices in students. As students can discover their genuine desire to contribute to the agriculture industry.
Most agriculture careers allows for a field of specialisation that is not limited to
- Agricultural consultancy services
- Farm Managerial Roles
- Rural Practice Surveyor
- Plant Breeder
Future career prospects can be found in landowners, public and private research agencies, manufacturing companies, food processing companies, supermarkets, farms, land agents, conservation and environmental organizations, livestock dealers and logistics companies.
- Job type:Internships
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- Closing Date:30th Dec 2019, 12:59 pm