Agriculture and Agri-food Canada jobs for students. A career in agriculture and Agri-food Canada. The Career Outlook for agriculture and Agri-food Canada employees is very good not only in Canada but all over the world. The agriculture and Agri food is looking for dynamic, qualified, and hardworking candidates for the following post.
- Research affiliate students/summer students
- The candidate must enrolled in any school/college/university for masters/graduation/diploma course studies.
- Applicant must be 18 years old or above.
Salary is from $34,700 to $48,300 per year.
The last date to apply is 17-May-2021.
How to apply:
Interested candidates can apply online here:
Agriculture and Agri-food is a state-owned department. It is also known as Ag-Canada. It reports and work under the ministry of agriculture and Agri-food. It plays an important role in the development and progress of Canada through Agri and food products.
As it is looking for motivated candidates. Both males and females fulfilling the required criteria are welcome to apply for the students jobs.
Duties of Research affiliate students:
The student will be needed to work outside in bad weather conditions (e.g. cold/hot temperature, rain, wind). It is necessary to wear an appropriate protective dress. Some activities require twisting for periods (e.g. soil sampling, collecting insects).
Note that lab and fieldwork may be affected by the covid-19 pandemic. The incumbents may be given special tasks that can be done from homes like report writing or data entry.
- Ability to work under pressure.
- Willing to work in bad weather conditions
- Basic knowledge of writing.
- Basic computer skills.
- Good communication and analytical skills.
What are agriculture and Agri-food?
Agri-Canada is responsible for designing policies related to the production, marketing, and cultivation of all food and agricultural products. The department work closely with provincial governments for the progress of Agri programs.
It ensures cooperation with its partners to support the country’s economy. In 1885 its responsibilities include the collection of stats. But in 1918 an act was passed and these duties were transferred to the bureau of statistics.
Initially, the agriculture department was combined with healthcare. Its responsibility was to design a good healthcare system and policies for the public. Later on, in 1919 a separate department was established for healthcare.
The food inspection agency was a branch of the agriculture department. But later on, the food inspection agency handed it over to the health organization.
Selection procedure consists of Application process (complete application form), Test and Interview. Selected candidates will go through training.
Note * It is governmental department so they get all benefits like pension, medical allowance etc.