Academic Internship Opportunity in Agriculture at Uyisenga Ni Imanzi


UYISENGA NI IMANZI offers an internship to university students who are following their studies in agriculture field with an exciting focus on rural farmer support. We seek motivated university students pursuing a degree in Agriculture with a specialization in Horticulture, Crop Science, or Agronomy.

Internship Responsibilities:

  1. Horticulture Farm Operations:
  • Assist with planting, tending, harvesting.
  • Participate in research projects on sustainable agriculture and crop improvement.
  • Apply integrated pest management strategies.
  • Collect and analyze data on crop yields and farm management practices.
  1. Rural Farmer Support:
  • Assist in training workshops for farmers, sharing knowledge on:
  • Pest and disease diagnosis and management.
  • Good agricultural practices (GAPs).
  • Sustainable farming techniques.
  • Provide technical assistance to farmers from different faming groups and cooperatives.
  • Develop and implement educational materials for farmers.

Internship Requirements:

  • Current enrolment in an Agriculture degree program with a focus in Horticulture, Crop Science, or Agronomy.
  • Strong passion for sustainable agriculture and farmer support.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, particularly in a rural setting.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality work.
  • Basic understanding of local languages is advantageous.

Academic Benefits:

  • Gain valuable practical experience in horticulture farming, applying theoretical knowledge in a real-world setting.
  • Contribute to academic research projects and gain valuable research experience.
  • Develop and refine technical skills related to pest and disease management, GAPs, and sustainable agriculture.
  • Enhance communication and interpersonal skills through interaction with farmers and colleagues.
  • Earn academic credit towards your degree program, fulfilling internship requirements.
  • Build your resume and gain valuable experience for future career opportunities.

To Apply:

Please submit your CV and a cover letter highlighting your academic achievements and motivation for the internship to

UYISENGA NI IMANZI is committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates. Join us and contribute to empowering rural farmers through knowledge sharing and the advancement of sustainable agriculture practices, while gaining valuable academic experience.

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