Agronomist - Internship

Agriculture Sciences, Natural Sciences
Italy
Ragusa
Period: 
28 Jul, 2020 to 31 Jan, 2021
Deadline: 
27 Sep, 2020

General information

Duration: 
4 months
Commitment: 
Full-time
Description: 

 

About Us
We are a new business in Sicily. Our goal is to combine organic farming with a unique villa rental. Luxury will meet fair trade and environmental friendliness. The renovation has already started, and we are searching for an Agronomist/Agricultural Engineer intern to join our team.

Position Description
We are looking for a young talent who wants to show the skills and knowledge acquired at University and bring them into the real world. You will assist the company in agricultural matters like soil analysis, garden architecture, revenue forecast from potential crops or research on possible funds for young farmers and Start-Ups. In addition, you will assist us on administrative tasks for setting up the Start-up. This is a 100% internship for 3-6 months.
The internship will be in English, but we are specifically looking for interns that speak Italian.

Requirements

Skills

  • Italian as a mother tongue.

  • Clear and effective communication skills in English (at least B2).

  • Good social and communication skills.

  • Independent and organised worker.

  • Sense of achievement and personal improvement.

  • Eager to put into practice the acquired knowledge.

  • Problem- solver, quick-learner.

  • Willing to work in a Start-up.

  • Good analytical skills.

  • Good research skills.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Sciences/Agricultural Engineering.

  • A Master’s Degree is a plus.

  • Ability to be proactive and work independently to drive projects to completion.

  • Be ready to pick up this project-own it and champion it!

  • Resourceful & Start-up mentality; ability to come up with creative solutions when confronted with challenges.

• Agile mindset and can-do attitude. What you’ll be responsible for

  • Analyse soil of properties and find the best possible crops for each piece of land.

  • Assist in research on possible funds for young farmers and Start-ups.

  • Get good knowledge of the surrounding area to the properties to optimise the usage of land.

• Help to forecast future value of the land as well as the revenue from potential crops.

As financial compensation we participate with Erasmus internship program and we offer you accommodation and food.

All applications must go through the link below:
https://siciliamia.zohorecruit.eu/candidateportal

  • Do research and assist in possible requirements and permissions.

  • Assist with administrative tasks.

    Benefits

    What we offer:

  • Opportunity to live in a beautiful Italian island.

  • Perfect opportunity for your career development.

  • A truly international, English-speaking team.

  • Experience in working on a real-life farming business.

  • Implementation and improvement of your skills with instant feedback.

  • Learn from the inside how a Star-up works.

  • Great experience on your field.

  • Learn in a challenging and friendly working environment.

  • An opportunity to grow into a very important role.

 

Compensation: 
Financial compensation
Accommodation
Lunch vouchers

Keywords

agronomist  sicily  Italy  Agriculture  permaculture  
Requirements
Languages: 
English: Independent User B2
Italian: Proficient User C2
Level of Studies: 
Bachelor