Applications are now open for Hart’s 2018 Regional Internship in Applied Grains Research.
A regional internship offers graduate students one year training in applied grains research and development (R & D). The internship will be based in Clare, South Australia with the Hart Field-Site Group (HFSG). The intern will work with HFSG research manager on a daily basis, and collaborate with other researchers, industry, consultants and growers to deliver research projects in regional South Australia.
The HFSG conducts a large number of trials across the Mid-North and interns will contribute to research areas such as:
- Weed management and control
- Soil fertility and crop nutrition
- Crop entomology
- Agronomy and seeding systems
The research options may be tailored to your specific interests. Research skills you will gain include trial design and management, sampling, statistical analysis of data and written and oral communication with growers and advisers. You will assist with the preparation of HFSG events (e.g. field days and workshops) and have the opportunity to network and attend industry events (e.g. GRDC updates).
Eligibility: Students who have completed a Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences or equivalent in the past five years.
Start date: 27 February 2018 (negotiable)
Salary: $60,000-$63,000 per annum
To apply: Send a current CV including the names of 2 academic and/or work related referees, your academic transcript and brief letter (maximum 2 pages) addressing the following questions:
- How would you like to make a contribution to Australian agriculture?
- How does this opportunity fit with your career goals?
Applications due: by 5pm November 24th, 2017 to: Sandy Kimber, Hart Field-Site Group firstname.lastname@example.org
This initiative has been developed by the South Australian Grains Industry Trust, HFSG and South Australian Research and Development Institute.