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:
- 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.
- Young agricultural export technologists. A three-year relevant qualification (degree or national diploma) is a requirement. There are 30 opportunities.
- 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.
- 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.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS 14 SEPTEMBER 2012