Stichting Wageningen Research (SWR)-For Fresh Graduates

Stichting Wageningen Research (SWR) would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

1:Internship in different assignments in local and international seed companies

Location: : In the different parts of the country

Duration: Three to Six months of internship assignment

Job Description:

Stichting Wageningen Research (SWR) is an international NGO registered in Ethiopia since March 2021 with the FDRE Agency for Civil Society Organizations. The organization is established with the objectives of promoting a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable food systems in Ethiopia.

One of the roles of SWR Ethiopia, through its Ethiopia Netherland Seed Partnership (ENSP), is enhancing the capacity of fresh and recent graduates of seed related fields of studies and to create market opportunity for them. The ENSP project serves as facilitator agent and bridge between interns and host organizations of the seed sector. Furthermore, SWR Ethiopia provides technical and economic support for interns during the internship period.

SWR Ethiopian offices welcome talented and motivated young graduates to join our internship program, designed to advance their career and give them an opportunity to link with the labor market.

The main objective of the internship program is to provide young professionals with quality practical-learning experience, enable interns to have access to employment opportunities, and create young entrepreneurs. In the meantime, our interns will lend their expertise from various fields of studies to the host organizations.

Duties and Responsibilities Intern:

As an intern, you are expected to:

Participating in pre, follow-up, and on-job trainings;
Gain a good understanding of the mission, values and day-to-day operations of the organization;
Undertake the assignments given by the host organization;
Develop your existing skills and learn new experiences that will be useful for your career;
Work in a dynamic and multicultural environment that will help you broaden your professional network.

Skill and educational background

A resent graduate from a recognized university in the field of Horticulture, Plant Science, Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, Marketing, and Crop Production
A graduate from Agricultural TVETs and pass the CoC assessment of level IV
Interested in learning and work in the seed sector.
Applicants should have a confirmation letter from host organizations ( a letter that states the seed company /agricultural research center is willing to give him/her a placement for internship for a period of 3-6 months)
Able to undertake the required internship training.
Willing to participate in the internship program on full-time basis.
Not previously participated in any internship program.
Meet any other requirements listed on the application form

 Application way

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are invited to apply by sending the below documents to SWR Ethiopia Email address: [email protected].

Completed Internship Application Form:

Copy of the most recent CV
Copy of your degree/diploma
A letter of conformation from host organization/company
Note: Please include the position title of the application in the subject line.

Deadline for Application: – March 15, 2024

For further information call to +251 916 822 829.

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