South African Sugarcane: Internships 2017

South African Sugarcane Research Institute: Internships 2017

SASRI has a great internship opportunity for a graduate within the entomology field who will join the team and assist in the development of insect rearing technology. The successful incumbent will receive an allowance of R3500.00 on a monthly basis. There is onsite accommodation, meals, clinic facilities and a laundry service at a monthly contribution of R380.00 (optional). The Entomology department plays a vital role at SASRI as it focuses on the protection of the crop against insect pests, allowing for maximum sugarcane growth.

Internship Application deadline is 07 October 2016

Internship Provider: South African Sugarcane Research Institute

Internship Location: South Africa

Field of Studies

  • BSc with Entomology as a major

Key Responsibilities

• To help develop and test prototype machinery to be used to mechanise rearing operations
• To help develop, mix and evaluate different diet formulations to provide good quality moths ascheaply and efficiently as possible

Requirements

•  BSc with Entomology as a major
•  Good verbal and written communication skills
•  A strong desire to work in an agricultural research environment
•  Desire to experiment with new technology, new products and new services
•  Ability to work independently and within a team
•  Passion for knowledge and knowledge generation

 

How to apply

Click here to apply online

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