Phytosanitation and Biosecurity Internships 2021

Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) at the University of Pretoria invites applicants to apply Phytosanitation and Biosecurity Graduate / Internship Programme 2021 / 2022.

Internship Application closing date: 11 August 2021

Internship Location: Pretoria, Gauteng


Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI) Internship in Phytosanitation and Biosecurity

The FABI Internship Programme provides interns with a period of experiential learning during which previously acquired knowledge and theory are integrated with practical application and skills development in the plant health research environment or professional setting. It thus provide interns with the opportunity to gain applied experience, while affording their mentors/supervisors the opportunity to guide their development. Our vision is that the initiative prepare interns for careers in the forestry and agricultural sectors.

Eligibility and stipends

  • South African graduates with a minimum of a BSc Horn degree or a four-year BSc Agric degree. These may include specialization in a range of fields in the biological and agricultural sciences (e.g., genetics, entomology, microbiology, plant pathology, plant breeding, plant production, agricultural extension, etc.).
  • Preferred applicants are those whose appointment would contribute towards achieving demographic representation in FABI.
  • Applicants with a driver’s licence and experience in driving oft-road will receive strong consideration.
  • This is a one-year internship with a monthly stipend at a competitive scale, depending on academic qualifications.

How to apply

Applicants should email their detailed CV (please include driving experience), copy of their South African ID and full academic record to [email protected]

Only applications received by 11 August 2021 will be considered.

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