Internship Opportunities

Internships take place on farms in Denmark, where you will get to work on challenging real-life sustainable farms, with competent and passionate colleagues supporting you

Internships are available to college / university students.

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You´ll only need to pay the program fee if you´re accepted by the company you’ve decided to apply to.

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⚠️You are not eligible for an internship position if you already graduated. Danish authorities do not allow graduated of agriculture college / university to apply for agriculture internships…😥

🔥 Pig farm (many)

Duration: 12 Months  

The internship program offers individuals (veterinarian students) a 360 degree view of what goes into  swine production systems, which includes training, hands-on work experience, and professional development activities. 

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This program can include:

  • Exposure to all facets of the pork industry.
  • Sow, nursery and grow-finish production.
  • Sow breeding, farrowing and health strategies.
  • Processing new litter
  • Treating sick animals
  • Weaning
  • Feeding
  • Record keeping
  • Sanitation
  • Ventilation
  • Operating farm machinery.

Some of the skills learned on this program may include:

  • Care and feeding of gestating sows, lactating sows, feeder pigs and finishing pigs
  • Ration balancing
  • Hog transportation
  • Herd health management
  • Herd management
  • Marketing of crops and livestock
  • Operation of farm machinery and on-road vehicles*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience
  • Time management
  • Basic veterinary skills

*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience

Dairy Farm.

Duration: 12 Months  

Dairy Training Program participants get the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of the operation including milking, feeding, cleaning, record keeping, treatment of sick animals, and waste disposal/sanitation.

 This program can include:

  • Operation-milking
  • Operating farm machinery.
  • Feeding
  • Cleaning
  • Record keeping
  • Treatment of sick animals
  • Waste disposal/sanitation

Some of the skills learned on this program may include:

  • Care and feeding of dairy cattle
  • Ration balancing
  • Herd health management
  • Herd reproductive management
  • Operation of farm machinery and on-road vehicles
  • Time management
  • Basic veterinary skills

*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience

Field Crops and Machinery. 

Duration: 12 Months 

Host farms generally range between 100 and 2,500 hectares in size. Host farms give participants good insight into most aspects of their operation, which can include drive and maintain different types of agricultural machinery. 

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This program can include:

  • Operating farm machinery.
  • Planting, cultivation, harvesting.
  • Maintaining equipment and vehicles.

Some of the skills learned on this program may include:

  • Crop rotation management
  • Weed identification
  • Seed
  • Fertilizer and crop protection decisions
  • Operation of farm machinery and on-road vehicles
  • Maintenance and repair of farm machinery
  • Harvesting and drying of crops
  • Time management

*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience

 Equine. 

Duration: 12 Months  

Through the internship, students gets practical day-to-day management of horsese and responsibility at the horse farm.  maintenance.

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This program can include:

  • Provide routine health care and management of horses.
  • Become familiar with oversight and management of a horse herd and farm.

Some of the skills learned on this program may include:

  • Daily care of horses
  • Feeding
  • Turnout
  • Cleaning stalls
  • Assisting veterinarian and blacksmith
  • Some foaling
  • Grooming and exercise programs
  • Time management
  • Basic veterinary skills
  • Operating farm machinery.

*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience

Fruit / Vegetable / Greenhouse / Nursery.

Duration: 12 Months

You will gain hands-on experience working in sowing, transplanting, field preparation, and pest and weed control. You may also have the opportunity to help package, sort, and sell vegetable crops. 

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This program can include:

  • Operating tractors
  • Farms markets

Some of the skills learned on this program may include:

  • Planting
  • Fertilizing
  • Irrigating
  • Weed and insect control
  • Small equipment operation
  • Trimming
  • Propagation
  • Pollination
  • Harvesting
  • Processing
  • Packaging
  • Storage
  • Distribution
  • Sales (including farmer’s markets)

*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience

Mink Farm. 

Duration: 12 Months

You will be involved in feeding animals, cleaning and sanitation of stalls, rooms and mink facilities. Care of sick animals, processing weaning, record keeping, reproduction practices and management, vaccinations, and medicating sick animals. 

This program can include:

  • Provide routine health care and management of minks.
  • Become familiar with oversight and management of a mink farm.

Some of the skills learned on this program may include:

  • Daily care of minks
  • Feeding
  • Turnout
  • Cleaning stalls
  • Assisting veterinarian
  • Time management
  • Basic veterinary skills
  • Operating farm machinery.

*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience

Questions?

  • Please contact us to receive more information about how we can customize a program just for you!

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