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Agricultural Research Council (ARC) Internship Programme 2024: Apply Now

Discover exciting opportunities with the Agricultural Research Council (ARC) Internship Programme 2024. Unemployed graduates are encouraged to apply for this prestigious programme aimed at providing hands-on experience and training in animal recording and improvement services. Read on to learn more about the programme's key performance areas, requirements, and how to apply.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Engage in providing essential animal recording and improvement services to empower smallholder farmers.
  • Contribute to the training and recruitment of farmers and teams in the Kaonafatso ya Dikgomo Beef Recording and Improvement Scheme.
  • Conduct farm visits for beef recording and improvement purposes, ensuring direct support to farmers.
  • Facilitate training sessions for new participants in various phases of beef schemes.
  • Actively participate in focus sessions and meetings with farmers' teams and individuals to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing.
  • Compile a comprehensive database of current herd statistics and livestock performance indicators from various sources, aiding in informed decision-making.
  • Collaborate with provincial farmer support teams to effectively implement project objectives.
  • Prepare and submit detailed monthly reports, reflecting progress and challenges encountered.


  • Possession of a National Diploma in Animal Production, demonstrating a strong foundation in relevant agricultural practices.
  • Willingness and readiness to travel to farms and villages, ensuring direct engagement with farmers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, essential for effective collaboration and reporting.

NB: Applicants must select their preferred province for placement.

How to Apply:

For inquiries, contact Dr. DM Motiang at Tel: (012) 672 9147.

To apply, submit the following documents to APICV@arc.agric.za:

  • A covering letter expressing your interest in the internship programme.
  • A detailed CV, including certified copies of academic certificates and supporting documents.
  • A copy of your driver's license.
  • For non-RSA citizens, include certified copies of work permits and details of three traceable referees. SAQA evaluation reports for foreign qualifications are mandatory.
  • Ensure all documents are complete and attached to the application form.

Note: Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants not receiving a response within four weeks of the closing date should consider their application unsuccessful. The ARC reserves the right to make appointments at its discretion.


Seize the opportunity to gain invaluable experience and contribute to agricultural development through the ARC Internship Programme 2024. Apply now and embark on a rewarding journey towards empowering smallholder farmers and enhancing livestock performance across South Africa.

Employment Type
Job Location
Western Cape, Gauteng, South Africa, 8001, ZA
Working Hours
Base Salary
R 56.26R-R 83.08R Per hour
Date posted
March 5, 2024
Valid through
March 5, 2028
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