Student Eligibility

International student entry requirements

Agri LIDA welcomes applications from English speaking students, around the world, who have not yet graduated. 

Academic requirements

  • Full-time active student enrolled in an accredited agriculture college or university and you have completed at least one year successful and ideally with a minimum of 1 year of studies left in one of the following: 
    • Agriculture animal husbandry & production (cow and swine production animal breeding management)  
    • agronomy 
    • veterinary 
    • equine 
    • horticulture 
    • forestry

International applicants requirements

  • You are single, between age18 and 29.
  • You are mature, flexible, open-minded, committed and willing to adjust (weather, culture, food, temperature, etc.)
  • You are in good mental and physical health.
  • You have some practical experience or studied subjects in your desired internship field.
  • You have valid international driving license for car / tractor.
  • You have a clean police record.

English language requirements.

  • IELTS (academic or general)  test with minimum total score 5,5  (maximum 2 years old at the time of application). You will need to achieve an overall band score of at least 5,5, with at least 5.0 in each of the four sub-tests (speaking, listening, reading, writing) 
  • Cambridge English.  KET or PET. (B2 Test)
  • The language scores will ONLY be accepted, after agri LIDA can verify them online.
  • EU APPLICANTS do not need language test.

Do I need a permit?

  • If you are a citizen from a country outside the EU/EEA or Switzerland, you must apply for a residence and work permit before your enter Denmark.

Am I guaranteed an internship placement?

  • As part of our thorough application process, we only accept applicants we are confident that we can place. Please keep in mind that even if you meet the qualifications described above, there is no guarantee of an internship.
  • Our mission is to find all students a matching position but we are always depending on other parties and finally, it is the farmer’s decision whether to hire you or not.
  • What the agri LIDA program does is help make you more “attractive” to a potential employer in a competitive job market. 
  • Due to the large number of applicants and the limited number of places available per year, applicants are strongly advised to note the eligibility criteria for an Internship. If all of the requirements are not met, your application will not be processed.

SOME ADDITIONAL TIPS FOR INTERNSHIP SUCCESS 

  • Be PromptOversleeping is a poor excuse for being late on the first day or any day.  Time a test ride to work and plan for enough time.  Take into account any traffic that might add on time to a commute to work. 
  • Have a Positive AttitudeYour attitude is “one of your greatest assets.”  After your appearance, it is the next factor notice.  A positive attitude will benefit you as well as your co-workers.
  • Know the Internship RulesFind out about, follow, and respect the regulations of the organization.
  • AttendanceArrange in advance when you need to take a day off.
  • DependabilityWhether you work alone or as part of a team, other responsibilities will come your way if you are dependable.
  • Respecting the Time of OthersConsider your supervisor’s and staff members’ time when seeking help on assignments.
  • Evaluate the experienceTake time to evaluate what you have learned and reflect on the experience.

We want you to be successful and will try to help you any way we can!

Questions?

If you have any questions, contact us.