Careers in Agriculture


Agriculture is an incredibly broad and diverse sector which offers multiple career opportunities and good job prospects for passionate young people. Interests as wide ranging as primary production, food and nutrition, biology, the environment, rural banking, plant science, wine, communications, consumer and sensory research, supply chain logistics, government policy, global economics and many more are covered by agriculture.

For further details, listen to the interviews below to find out about how recent graduates have put their knowledge to use in the real world.

Sijia Guo (B Ag Sc graduate 2015)

An interview with Sijia Guo, Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences graduate

Brooke Howell (BVO graduate 2010)

Brendan and Laura Carter

Co-founders, owners and winemakers at Unico Zelo, Brendan and Laura Carter, share how their university study helped them on the path to owning and running their own winery in the Adelaide Hills.


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Farming Systems – CSIRO

Are you a recent (or near) PhD graduate in agronomy, crop/pasture science, soil science or similar? Postdoctoral Fellowship on offer – kick-start your research career in Farming Systems. Join a dynamic and multi-disciplinary team at CSIRO Agriculture and Food

Position available: University Postdoctoral Fellow

This position will involve conducting cutting-edge research in the area of irrigation management in vineyards, utilising a combination of tools, including remotely-sensed imagery and proximal sensing.

National Youth Science Forum

Calling all year 11 students! If you like hands-on science, workshops, meeting new people and hearing from world-class scientists, apply for the 2019 National Youth Science Forum by 31 May 2018.

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