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Passionate about climate change? There’s a job for you!

Published on April 16, 2015 by Career Harvest

Climate change is a big issue that affects us all on so many levels and is an issue students learn about from a very young age. This early grounding means they remain passionate about climate change issues right through their education and many want to do something in their careers to help solve some of… read more

Maddie gets a taste of research science

Published on March 23, 2015 by Career Harvest

Thanks so much to our partners Dow AgroSciences for this story about Univeristy of Tasmania graduate Maddie Francis who won the 2014 PICSE/Dow AgroSciences Travelling Scholarship Award for Excellence in Science. Maddie was able to travel to New Zealand to work with top international scientists and really understand what it is like to work for a… read more

In 2nd or 3rd year? Fancy a Philippines study trip?

Published on March 19, 2015 by Career Harvest

Applications are now invited for this year’s Connections tour to the Philippines in July. But hurry, applications close March 31. Syngenta have an exciting trip planned and it is open to agricultural science and business students in years 2 and above. The Syngenta Connections program was first launched in 2010 to provide an opportunity for students… read more

Business is booming!

Published on March 5, 2015 by Career Harvest

Looks like the message is getting out there – agriculture is the industry to be in! The Weekly Times reported that agricultural studies enrolments have risen at universities across Australia and we couldn’t be happier. From what were some very low figures as recently as 2007, enrolments in 2015 have increased markedly. The article quotes… read more

Like some money to study? Rural Finance has some available

Published on February 12, 2015 by Career Harvest

Rural Finance are fantastic supporters of agricultural education – check out their round of scholarships now open (all applications close 31 May): Undergrads – payments of up to $6,000 per annum to six recipients for a maximum three-year period while completing an undergraduate degree course. Studies may include, but are not limited to: agriculture, business, food science,… read more

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

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!

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