Student Placement

Agribusiness Placement Opportunity!

Are you a university student interested in Agribusiness and want to see the hands-on world for yourself? We partner you with existing Agribusiness companies to give you a chance to work and experience Agribusiness for yourself, and even possibly get employed. Delve into real world companies, gain quality experience and learn about what they do.
Are you an agribusiness company seeking well trained student interns? We recruit, induct, and train interested students who have the drive to create an impact in the ag-sector. We help supervise and guide them to be problem solvers, critical thinkers, and productive.

Benefits for Students

•Gain quality work experience for your time.
•Get a chance to understand the world of agribusiness and agriculture through hands-on, day-to-day activities in existing companies.
•Gain knowledge, teamwork, creative and critical thinking, business and communication skills.
•Have fun learning your passion, agriculture and business, and use these skills in the future.
•Get training in agribusiness specialization and help you learn what you need to improve on to be successful in the sector.
•Increase employability chances and get recognized and recruited by companies and firms who acknowledge your efforts.
•Expand your network and contacts through the connections you’ll make.
•Have an impact on the community! Your skillset, what you have to offer and what you will learn can greatly impact the society.

Benefits for The Company

•We help find motivated students who are interested in agriculture and agribusiness so you don’t have to do the work of searching for them yourselves.
•You will have intelligent students to work with your company, learn about it and spread its profile.
•We help prepare the students for the industry so you don’t have to spend more time mentoring students.
•You’ll have increased productivity through company management, customers and sales brought in by the interns.
•You are likely to get more students every year to work with your company if your work experience offer is of high quality.
•Gain new skills, ideas, and input toward your company.
•The students will help address some of the key challenges faced by your company.
•You’ll help support students, give them quality experience, and enhance their employability, agribusiness and agriculture skills, specific to your company.

Qualities

The student is expected to;

  • Work well under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Be a great team player.
  • Be adaptable to different situations to work closely with the agribusiness entrepreneurs and the project team.
  • Possess strong inter-personal skills and strong written, oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Have background knowledge of the Agribusiness sector.

“Hands-on Experience That You Can’t Learn in A Classroom.” Application

Please fill out the form and submit  a cover letters and CVs or email to pkhamati@ai-ar.org

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WHO WE ARE

We are an ag-space that heightens creativity, innovation & entrepreneurship while fostering applied research for budding scholars, food scientists & business analysts, as well as catalyse mentorship & apprenticeship for policy implementation.

CONTACT US


The Watermark Business Park | 1st Floor, Riverina Court,
Ndege Road, Off, Langata Rd, Nairobi, Kenya
P. O. Box: 56909-00200
Nairobi, Kenya
africanagribusiness@ai-ar.org
Phone: +254 706 360 784