AgriCAREERConnect: Interactive career events – where industry meets fresh minds

A full-day event where the private sector and industry organisations in agriculture and related fields can meet students and graduates.

  • 29-30 July 2020 @ Future Africa, University of Pretoria

    (respective animal and horticulture/crops days to be confirmed)
  • 16 April 2020, STIAS, Stellenbosch University

Where Industry Meets Fresh Minds

  • Speed-talks talks by experienced (young) graduates (15 minutes) in the auditorium, sharing their career paths – students and graduates can attend presentations of choice. View the programme – see link below or click here. Students can attend presentations without registering – just walk in.
  • Interactive expo: exhibits/mini-lounges expo style and breakaway rooms. Companies can have group sessions with under- and post-graduate students. Student appointments for discussions with companies will be facilitated by using an online booking system – please see the link below.
  • Target Group: Under- and postgraduate students in Agriculture, Food & Consumer Science, Forestry and Genetics, first year BSc Biological Science students, and Industrial Engineering and B.Com students
  • Networking Cocktail Event (by invitation only) at the end of the day’s proceedings, where industry leaders will be invited to attend.:
  • Dr Johan van Zyl, Agricultural Economist, CEO of TymeBank and Chairman of Sanlam, at Stellenbosch University on 3 October 2019 at 16:30 (by invitation only)

AgriCAREERConnect Student Appointment programme: Students can make appointments to visit companies for a group discussion (max 3).
All students who register to speak to companies/organisations, are entitled to free coffee/tea/juice and a snack!

Get a glimpse of the AgriCAREERConnect event held at UP…

@Stellenbosh:

@Pretoria:

I am a student or graduate interested in the event:

My organisation would like to take part in the event:

I am a Member of Industry/Friend of Agriculture’ interested to attend the day:

Attendance of the AgriCAREERConnect day as Industry Member or Friend of Agriculture