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Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job
Start Date
Ongoing

Application dates

Applications Open
26 Aug 2020
Applications Close
30 Sep 2020

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
B
Accounting
Commerce
Finance
Actuarial Studies
Business
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Event Management
International Business
Management
Office Studies
Project Management
Economics
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
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Tourism
Marketing & Advertising
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C
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Fashion Design
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Creative Writing
Journalism
Music
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E
Aerospace Engineering
Air Traffic Control
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Civil Engineering & Construction
Communications Engineering
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Engineering & Mathematics (all other)
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Geomatic Engineering
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Mathematics & Statistics
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Mining Engineering
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H
Anthropology
Geography
Archaeology
History
Classics
Criminology
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International Development
Peace & Conflict
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Humanities (all other)
International Studies
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Philosophy
Policy Studies
Political Science
Public Administration
Counselling
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Counselling
Psychology
Social Science (all other)
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
M
Counselling
Psychology
Counselling
Psychology
Audiology
Speech Pathology
Biomedical Science
Chiropractic & Osteopathy
Dentistry & Dental Science
Exercise & Sports Science
Health Administration
Medical & Health Sciences (all other)
Medical Technology
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Anaesthesia
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General Practice
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Medical Administration
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
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Pain Medicine
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Physician
Psychiatry
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Sport & Exercise Medicine
Surgery
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I
Artificial Intelligence
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L
Justice & Law Enforcement
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Criminal Law
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P
Architecture
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Building
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Property, Land & Real Estate
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S
Agribusiness
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Aquaculture & Fisheries
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Biochemistry
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Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Ecology & Evolution
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Forestry Studies
Parks & Wildlife Management
Food Science
Forensic Science
Genetics
Geology
Laboratory Technology
Marine Science
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)
Veterinary Science
T
Curriculum Studies
Early Childhood Education
General Education Studies
Primary Teaching
Secondary Teaching
Special Education
Tertiary Education
TESOL
Vocational Education & Training

Graduate Opportunity

Come and discover the challenge you are searching for! We are calling for applications for the Silver Fern Farms Graduate Career Programme.

This is the third year of our Graduate Programme, we are looking for smart, ambitious Graduate leaders keen to come and make their mark in our global food business and create a career in the NZ Agricultural and red-meat industry. As well as gaining a tonne of first-hand experience in a global food-production business you'll also act as an ambassador for Silver Fern Farms within the graduate market.

What's on offer

Our Graduate Career Programme is made up of four 9-month placements. Each placement will see you working across different business units, potentially in a variety of regions across New Zealand. Opportunities will vary year-on-year depending on your skills, aspirations and business needs, but there is always sure to be something that will create a unique learning experience. Rest assured you'll be working in a real role with real responsibilities! After successful completion of the Programme you will have gained the experience needed to apply for permanent roles and build your career.

We're looking for recent graduates who:

  • have a genuine interest and passion for New Zealand Agriculture, looking for a pathway into the industry
  • possess commercial aptitude and interest in business strategy
  • enjoy being challenged, quick to learn, can analyse problems and develop solutions
  • have the motivation, confidence and resilience to get things done
  • are keen, flexible and able to work within and cut through ambiguity
  • are fully mobile and willing to go where the opportunity takes you. This could be anywhere in New Zealand!

Does this sound like you or are you keen to know more?

To apply

1. Uploading your CV including academic transcript and cover letter.

Your cover letter should tell us why you want to take up this opportunity, along with your career goals and what opportunities you see for working in the red meat industry, in particular at Silver Fern Farms and your response to the question above.

2. Send a short video (approximately 2 minutes long) to [email protected] of yourself talking through three issues the red meat industry is currently facing and a proposed solution for each.

More information

Want to learn more about Silver Fern Farms? 

Please note, if you have submitted an expression of interest application, you do not need to reapply.

Applications close on Wednesday, 30 September 2020.

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