Free State Department of Rural Development and Land Reform 2016/2017 Internships

The Free State Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) is inviting applications for its 12-months 2016/2017 Agricultural Graduates Programme internships from unemployment Free State graduates with a Degree in Agriculture specialising any of the following: Crop Production, Agricultural Economics OR Animal Production. Interns will be allocated to farms and projects in various districts of the Free State province, as such are applications are advised to apply for positions closer to where they live.

What are the requirements?

In order to be considered, candidates should meet the following requirements and the qualification requirements in the table below:

  • Have project and programme management skills;
  • Have training in research methodology;
  • Facilitation, communication and report writing skills;
  • Presentation, liaison, and interpersonal skills;
  • Be computer literate; and
  • Be willing to travel and work extended hours.
Filed of exposure Reference number Qualification requirements No. of interns required Location
Project Management and Rural Enterprise Development Services 3/2/1/2016/052 Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production) 2 Fezile Dabi District
Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Crop Production) 2
Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Economics) 2
3/2/1/2016/053 Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production) 4 Lejweleputswa District
Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Crop Production) 2
3/2/1/2016/054 Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production) 2 Mangaung Metro
Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Crop Production) 2
Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Economics) 2
3/2/1/2016/055 Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production) 2 Thabo Mofutsanyane District
Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production) 2
Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production) 2
3/2/1/2016/056 Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production) 3 Xhariep District
Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Crop Production) 1
Degree or Diploma in Agriculture (Economics) 2

How to apply?

To apply for these internships, applicants should submit their applications comprising an application/cover letter stating the internship, reference number, and preferred district of placement, and a CV as well as certified copies of ID and qualifications. Applications can be submitted by either post or hand delivery to any of the following details:

Hand delivery Postal applications
3rd Floor
SA Eagle Building
136 Charlotte Maxeke Street
Bloemfontein
The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform
Private Bag X20546
Bloemfontein
9300

Note: Preference will be given to candidates from within the local municipalities where the positions are advertised; for animal production candidates with Poultry subjects will be preferred, whereas for crop production preference will be given to graduates with vegetables or hydroponics subjects.

Closing date: 22 July 2016

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