Position title
North West Department of Agriculture and Rural Development: Internships 2024 Apply Online
Description

Are you passionate about agriculture and rural development? Do you want to gain practical experience and contribute to meaningful projects that make a difference in communities? The North West Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is offering internship opportunities for enthusiastic individuals eager to learn and grow in a dynamic environment.

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Responsibilities
  • Assist with research projects related to agriculture, rural development, and food security.
  • Support extension officers in providing agricultural advice and training to farmers.
  • Assist in the implementation of agricultural programs and projects.
  • Participate in field visits to farms and rural communities to assess needs and provide support.
  • Assist in data collection, analysis, and reporting on agricultural activities and outcomes.
  • Collaborate with team members to develop and implement innovative solutions to challenges in agriculture and rural development.
  • Contribute to the promotion of sustainable agricultural practices and environmental conservation initiatives.
  • Participate in training sessions and workshops to enhance knowledge and skills in agriculture and rural development.
Qualifications
  • A passion for agriculture and rural development.
  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a relevant degree program (e.g., Agriculture, Rural Development, Environmental Science, etc.).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Willingness to travel to rural areas and work in the field.
  • Valid driver's license (preferred but not required).
Job Benefits
  • Gain hands-on experience in agriculture and rural development.
  • Work alongside experienced professionals and mentors.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in rural communities.
  • Develop valuable skills and knowledge for future career opportunities.
  • Stipend or compensation may be provided, depending on the internship program.
Contacts
  • Review the Requirements: Before applying, carefully review the job description and ensure that you meet the required qualifications and criteria.
  • Prepare Your Documents: Gather the necessary documents, including your resume/CV, academic transcripts, and any relevant certificates or qualifications.
  • Submit Your Application: Send your application via email or through the online application portal. Ensure that your application includes a cover letter detailing your interest in the internship and how your skills and experiences align with the responsibilities outlined in the job description.
  • Include References: Provide contact information for at least two references who can speak to your qualifications and suitability for the internship.
  • Follow-Up: After submitting your application, you may follow up with the department to confirm receipt and inquire about the status of your application if necessary.
  • Interview Process: If selected, you may be invited for an interview to further discuss your qualifications, experiences, and interest in the internship position.
  • Final Selection: Successful candidates will be notified of their selection for the internship program. Details regarding start dates, duration, and any additional requirements will be communicated at this stage.
Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Govt
Job Location
Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa, Klerksdorp, North West, 2571, South Africa
Working Hours
09
Date posted
May 29, 2024
Valid through
February 21, 2028
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