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Agriculture​ Internship Program

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.

About Agriculture

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
  • Geneticist

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.

Closing in 7 days
Closing in 7 days
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Agriculture

  • Workrights:

    Australian Citizen, Australian Working Visa,

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  • Locations:

    Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane,

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  • Closing Date:30th Sep 2019, 1:59 pm

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