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Gauteng Department of Agriculture Internships 2024 New Application

We are offering exciting internship opportunities for motivated individuals who are passionate about agriculture and eager to gain practical experience in a dynamic government setting. As an intern at the Gauteng Department of Agriculture, you will have the chance to work alongside seasoned professionals, contribute to meaningful projects, and develop invaluable skills that will shape your career in the agricultural sector.

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  1. Support Various Departments: Assist and contribute to different departments within the Gauteng Department of Agriculture, including but not limited to:
    • Crop Production and Management
    • Livestock Farming and Animal Health
    • Agricultural Economics and Rural Development
    • Research and Development
    • Agribusiness and Market Development
  2. Project Assistance: Collaborate with teams on ongoing projects, research initiatives, data collection, analysis, and report generation.
  3. Learning and Development: Engage in structured learning activities, workshops, and training sessions to enhance your knowledge of agricultural practices, policies, and administrative processes.
  4. Assist in Administrative Tasks: Aid in administrative duties such as filing, documentation, and general office support as required.
  5. Community Engagement: Participate in community outreach programs and events aimed at promoting agricultural awareness and education among local communities.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification in Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness, Environmental Sciences, or related fields.
  • Strong passion for agriculture, sustainability, and community development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and basic computer applications.
  • South African citizenship or valid work permit.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on experience in a government institution dedicated to agricultural development.
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals in the field.
  • Networking opportunities within the agricultural industry.
  • Potential career advancement within the department based on performance.
  • Review Job Description: Carefully read through the internship job description to understand the requirements, responsibilities, and qualifications needed for the position.
  • Prepare Application Documents: Update your resume/CV to highlight relevant education, skills, experiences, and achievements related to agriculture or the specified field. Craft a cover letter expressing your interest in the internship and how your background aligns with the position requirements.
  • Check Application Period: Determine the application period or deadline specified by the Gauteng Department of Agriculture for submitting internship applications.
  • Submission Method: Depending on the application instructions provided, submit your application documents through the designated channel. This could be via email, an online application portal, or in-person delivery to the department's office.
  • Follow-Up: After submitting your application, consider following up via email or phone to confirm receipt of your documents and express your continued interest in the internship.
  • Interview Process: If shortlisted, you may be contacted for an interview. Prepare for this stage by researching the department, reviewing common interview questions, and showcasing your enthusiasm for the internship and the agricultural field.
  • Notification: Await communication from the Gauteng Department of Agriculture regarding the status of your application. Successful candidates will be notified about their selection for the internship program.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Government Relations Services
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 27, 2024
Valid through
January 5, 2028
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