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Welcome AgriFood Skills Australia

Published on January 29, 2015 by Career Harvest

      We are thrilled to welcome AgriFood Skills Australia as our newest Career Harvest partner! AgriFood develops and implements workforce development strategies and industry’s nationally endorsed qualifications to meet the current and emerging needs of agrifood enterprises, employees and students throughout regional and urban Australia.  

Study Vet, help farmers in Myanmar

Published on January 15, 2015 by Career Harvest

‘I want to study food and fibre, my family thinks I’m going to be a farmer, but I want to help the world – what career can I have with a food or fibre degree?’ We say it all the time, a degree in agriculture, agribusiness, vet, animal science, plant science, the list goes on,… read more

Final year of study? Interested in cotton – check out this scholarship

Published on January 13, 2015 by Career Harvest

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Applications are now open for scholarships supported by Cotton Australia Cotton Australia Final Year Undergraduate Project Scholarship 10 scholarships of $1500 each are available for final year undergraduate students who undertake a final year project relating to the cotton industry. Details: Students must be studying agricultural science or another science, environmental studies, natural resource management,… read more

Help finding paid work exp in your semester break

Published on January 7, 2015 by Career Harvest

Are you about to move out of home to study Ag? How exciting! Did you know there is a program out there to find you paid work experience in your semester break? Yes, paid! The Young Professionals Provincial Cadetship Program is for students who move away from regional Victoria to study, and provides the chance to undertake a… read more

5k a year, mentoring, placements – Horizon Scholarship

Published on December 9, 2014 by Career Harvest

Here is a fantastic 4 minute run down on the Horizon Scholarship – a brilliant scholarship that provides not only $5000 for each year of study but mentoring, industry work experience, leadership and conference opportunities. Applications close on 30 January – so get moving, don’t miss out on this opportunity!

$49,000 of scholarships open now for just this college!

Published on November 26, 2014 by Career Harvest

Are you looking to study at Marcus Oldham, or perhaps you are already there – did you know there are a wide range of scholarships that you may be eligible for? Visit the Marcus Oldham Scholarships page here. These are the ones they currently have open: APAL Clear Horizons, $10,000, closes 16 January Bill Ruse… read more

Churchill Fellowships – now open

Published on November 10, 2014 by Career Harvest

Applications are now being invited for the 2015 Churchill Fellowships. More than 100 fellowships worth $20,000 each are to be awarded for 2015. The aim of the Trust is to provide an opportunity for Australians to travel overseas to conduct research in their chosen field that is not readily available in Australia. It also aims… read more

News from PIEF

Published on October 27, 2014 by Career Harvest

The Primary Industry Education Foundation Newsletter is always chock full of great information and the October issue is no exception! I’ve picked out two stories to include here but please follow this link to read the whole newsletter including education opportunities for teachers, professional development, industry news and more.   NEW! Expressions of Interest –… read more

Dispelling the myths

Published on October 6, 2014 by Career Harvest

Thanks very much to the wonderful folk over at Art4Agriculture. Today’s blog post dispels some of the common myths about farming and farmers and give a big shout out to Career Harvest! There are also many myths or preconceptions about careers in the food and fibre industries – a degree in ag means a job… read more

Exciting times!

Published on September 15, 2014 by Career Harvest

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There are so many fantastic things happening in the agricultural industry lately, innovations and confidence throughout. Of course there are always challenges. But all of this means opportunities for students. Here’s a tiny selection what has us excited just in the last two months!! AACo, Australia’s 190 year old, largest listed agricultural business is opening… read more

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