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Applying is free.  

It’s free to apply and there’s no commitment at this stage. Pay only fees once you accept an internship offer and start the visa process.

Self – Submission Process.

It is a standard procedure for applicants to submit their applications directly to agri LIDA. This direct submission ensures that the information provided is accurate and that the applicant has personally affirmed the content of the application. It also allows for a more streamlined process, as it eliminates the need for a middleman, reducing the potential for errors or miscommunication. Direct submission is a key aspect of a transparent and efficient application process

Before You Apply

To apply for an agriculture internship with agri LIDA, you should start by conducting thorough research to understand the eligibility criteria and program opportunities.

Review the program areas, eligibility, qualifications, and finances page. It’s like studying for an exam, but instead of grades, you get a job. And remember to apply early, because procrastination is not your friend in the world of internships.

Two Step Application Process

The application process is divided into 2 steps. A-Step Application Process splits a application into two parts to make it easier for applicants to apply rather than asking for a long list of information right away. The Suitability Review is a step in the application process to determine whether you meet the basic requirements for a the internship program.

If you meet the minimum requirements, you will then be considered for further evaluation or assessment, such as interviews, or portfolio reviews. If you don’t meet the minimum requirements, you may be rejected from the program or encouraged to improve your qualifications before reapplying.

Step 1: The Suitability Review

The Suitability Review is to determine whether you meet the minimal requirements for the program during this initial stage.

    • Updated English CV /Resume, with photo. Please include what’s your level of education and expected graduation dates – year and month.
    • Updated English Confirmation of Enrollment from the university.
    • 1 clear photo of your student ID card – image of front and back.

Step 2: The Actual Application

If the applicant meets the minimum requirements based on the information provided in the first step, they will be invited to complete the second step of the application.

    • agri LIDA application form.
    • Transcript of Records with a list of all subjects studied with grades. Transcript should be in English. Please include what’s your level of education and expected graduation dates – year and month.
    • Proof of English Proficiency. Copy of official certificate of English language tests. (IELTS English test)
    • 1 clear photo of yourself holding your student ID next to your face.
    • Copy of passport (all pages including cover)
    • Updated English Cover letter addressed to the employer.
    • Copy of driving license
    • A list of previous practical training relevant for the internship (Job description, time period and employer name with contact details.
    • Introduce yourself in English on a YouTube Video. Max 1-3 minutes.

Before you apply, please… 

Get ready to apply

Start planning your journey about one year before you want to intern abroad. 

When to apply

Absolutely, applying early for internships is a wise strategy. It allows you to navigate through the application process without the pressure of looming deadlines and gives you a competitive edge over others who may wait until the last minute. Plus, it shows potential employers that you’re proactive and serious about your professional development. Starting early also gives you ample time to research companies, tailor your applications, and perhaps even prepare for interviews with less stress. 

As a general rule, it’s a good idea to apply for internships early, as much as six – eight months before the starting date of your internship.

Provide us with accurate information

You must provide accurate and complete information when you apply. Any false or misleading information in your internship application will lead to rejection of your application. 

Good to know

  • Internship opportunities are offered throughout the year.
  • You can only apply once, and you can’t change information once it’s submitted. Make sure you’re information is correct and updated before you submit it. You won’t have the chance to alter it at a future date.
  • Please note that eligibility to apply does not guarantee internship in the programme. Although agri LIDA has a number of firms interested in interns there is no guarantee that we can find every student an internship. 
  • In some cases, we do not process applicant’s internship applications, because  agri LIDA has none representatives in the applicant’s home country, who can help and guide you with the application process and help ensure that you have all the in-country support required and to help you make a successful application.
  • Please be aware that we retain all applications in our database for a period of three months. If you are not selected for the current round of internships, your application will be automatically deleted after this period unless you contact us to extend this timeframe.

Questions to ask yourself before YOU apply.

Traveling the world is a dream for many people, but it should not be taken lightly. Before embarking on such an adventure, you must ask yourself some personal questions to determine whether you are ready for the journey. Here are some questions to consider: 

  • Are you comfortable with uncertainty? Traveling the world means stepping out of your comfort zone and into the unknown. Can you handle unexpected situations gracefully and flexibly, especially when that means living with people with different beliefs and values?
  • Can you deal with being away from home for extended periods? Traveling the world means leaving behind the familiar and venturing into new territories. Do you have the maturity, and can you handle being away from family and friends for extended periods?
  • Are you open to new experiences? Traveling the world means experiencing new cultures, foods, and ways of life. Are you open to trying new things, stepping out of your comfort zone, and sharing your culture?
  • Are you physically and mentally prepared? Traveling the world can be physically and mentally demanding. Are you in good physical and mental health to handle the rigors of travel?

 If yes, apply today and prepare for the adventure of a lifetime!

The Art of Crafting the Perfect Internship Application

Embarking on the journey to secure that coveted internship spot can be as thrilling as it is daunting. The application process is the first hurdle to overcome, and it’s crucial to nail it from the get-go. Here’s a comprehensive guide to ensure your internship application is not just filled in correctly but stands out from the crowd.

Step 1: Understanding the Requirements
Before you even put pen to paper, make sure you thoroughly understand what the internship entails and what the organization is looking for in a candidate. This means going beyond the job description and delving into the company’s culture, values, and recent projects.

Step 2: Tailoring Your Application
Generic applications are a dime a dozen. Customize your application to reflect how your skills and experiences align with the specific internship role. Use the same language and keywords used in the internship posting to make it resonate with the hiring manager.

Step 3: Attention to Detail
This cannot be stressed enough. From ensuring your contact information is accurate to meticulously checking for grammatical errors, the devil is in the details. A single typo can be the difference between making it to the interview stage or not.

Step 4: Highlighting Relevant Experience
Whether it’s coursework, volunteer work, or a previous job, highlight experiences that showcase your abilities and how they translate to the internship you’re applying for. Be specific about your achievements and quantify them if possible.

Step 5: Personalizing the Cover Letter
Your cover letter is your chance to tell your story. Why are you passionate about this field? What makes you a great fit for this particular company? How will this internship help you achieve your long-term goals?

Step 6: Professionalism in Your Resume
Your resume should be a professional document that is easy to read and well-organized. Use a clean, modern format and ensure that it is updated with your most recent experiences and skills.

Step 7: Following Up
After submitting your application, a polite follow-up email can show your enthusiasm and interest in the position. However, be mindful not to pester the hiring team.

Step 8: Preparing for the Interview
If your application does its job and lands you an interview, prepare diligently. Research common interview questions, have examples ready to demonstrate your skills, and prepare questions to ask the interviewer.

Remember, your internship application is your first impression. Make it count by being thorough, professional, and uniquely you.

Good luck!