|Details about this Programme|
|Closing Date:||Wednesday 22nd of August 2018 (4 day(s) from now)|
The Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (DAFF) presents exciting opportunities / positions for unemployed graduates between the ages of 18 and 35 through its Experiential Training and Internship Programme. Successful applicants will be appointed as interns for 12 months and will undergo on-the-job development training in technical, professional, public service, business and life skills relevant and crucial for them to enter the formal job market. The opportunities / positions presented are categorised as follows:
Agri-export Technologists Programme
Ref. AETP / 2019
This category of opportunities calls for qualified unemployed graduates in possession of a 3-year (minimum) national qualification in one of the following fields: Agricultural Sciences; Food Technology; or Environmental Health. They will participate in the Agri- export Technologists Programme to gain both practical experience and employment in the perishable products export industry of South Africa. Successful candidates will be placed with relevant industry organisations under the guidance and leadership of the Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB). Candidates applying for this category must motivate on a separate page (no less than 300 words) why they think they should be considered for this programme and will be subjected to further adjudication by PPECB for final selection. Applicants must be entering the internship programme in government for the first time.
Employment / Job Seekers
This category of opportunities calls for qualified unemployed graduates in fields of study required by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. The reference number is indicated next to the directorate / organisation in the table below. Candidates must be entering the internship programme in government for the first time.
Stipend: R57 247.05
per year The candidates applying for this category are those currently registered for undergraduate study programmes in agriculture, forestry and fisheries and are required to undertake experiential training as a requirement for them to graduate. Applicants must have a referral letter from the institution of higher learning. The reference number is indicated next to the directorate / organisation in the table below. Specific requirements: Applicants for the experiential training, job seekers and Industrial placement categories will be allocated to the directorates / organisations listed in the table below. Candidates must be entering an internship programme in government for the first time.
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2019 / 20 Stipend: R98 903.97 per annum, depending on the level of qualifications