2013 internships, experiential training and bursaries: Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (South Africa)

Are you in your final year? Have you already graduated and are unemployed? Do you need an internship, experiential training, or a post graduate bursary? Yes? Please read on.

The national Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries runs an annual internship, experiential training and postgraduate bursaries programme. And it is currently accepting applications for the programme for 2013, almost ALL fields of study will considered (see advert).

The national department responsible for agriculture forestry and fisheries has internship opportunities for approximately 226 openings for internships, experiential training, agricultural interns and bursaries for B-Tech, honours, masters and doctorate.

The opportunities are divided into:

  1. Post-graduate bursaries. There are 20 openings for these categories. And they pay for courses starting at degree level (B-tech only), Honours, Masters and Doctorate (PhD) level.
  2. Young agricultural export technologists. A three-year relevant qualification (degree or national diploma) is a requirement. There are 30 opportunities.
  3. Entrepreneurship development programme. This requires people who are already in business or want to start businesses in the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sector. There are 30 openings.
  4. Internships and experiential training. There are a staggering 146 opportunities in this category.

And the money?

This programme pays a stipend. And it states that for interns it will pay R61 360 per year, and for experiential trainees it promises to pay R35 360 per year.

To get more information on how to apply, please click here to download the internship and post-graduate bursary advert.


17 thoughts on “2013 internships, experiential training and bursaries: Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (South Africa)

  1. babalo gugulethu ketwa says:

    I’m desperate for a bursary ill be doing my first year diploma in nature conversation at Unisa please help me. Your help will mean a lot to me

  2. agreement mkhabela says:

    I’m a Bsc hydrology and soil science graduate in the UKZN and lam looking for an internship for 2013

  3. vista Mamolatji says:

    Am a national diploma in Agricalture:Animal Production graduate and I am looking for internship for 2013

    • Hi Vista, unfortunately this advert has already closed. Can you please subscribe to our email alerts so that you can be informed when 2014 opportunities are available.

  4. thabang makosa says:

    ur help will be highly apreciated.

  5. thabang makosa says:

    M doing my experancial training in animal production, m hopin to get an internship in 2014 ur help will mean a lot to my future thank u very much.

  6. maria makwela says:

    I am doin crop production 2nd year n next I really need help for experiencial training…Your help will be highly appreciated!

  7. vuyelwa mngxo says:

    Hi m doing my experiantial training in Forestry,I would like to get internship in 2014

  8. I have just finiised myy diplloma in animal production now I’m in a look out for an intership or a job whhich is relevant to my qualificationmsoo pls do notify me

  9. Sithembile Malangwane says:

    Hi i’m a second year animal production student. Can you please give me more information about your experiencial training because l would like to apply for next year (2014)

    • Hi Sithembile, please subscribe to our email alerts (or like us on Facebook, search for The Bursary Bin) so that you can be notified when we advertise for next year.

  10. Can I apply for 2014 honors bursary or an internship?

    • Either. You can apply for the one you are interested in. But this opportunity is currently closed. Click on “The Bursary Bin” above to be taken to our home page for fresh opportunities.

  11. Happy vezi says:

    Hi am a 26 year old female and I’m doing my last year in plant production and I’m looking for an internship.

  12. Karabo Kgaabi says:

    Hi..m currently doing second year N.Dip crop production,can u please Help me to apply for experiential training for next year(2014). Your help will be highly appreciated.

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