Overview

SFAD-WM Internship program
Job details: Internship
Location: Malawi

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Government of Malawi has received funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB), towards the implementation of the Sustainable Fisheries, Aquaculture Development and Watershed Management (SFAD-WM) project. The Project is being implemented by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Climate Change through the Department of Fisheries. The project aims to contribute towards poverty reduction through improved fish commodity value addition and increased consumption, strengthened nutritional security, and build climate resilience in Malawi.

One of the strategies for attainment of the project’s objectives is to build the capacity of the youth through a graduate internship program. The internship program seeks to recruit graduates and Masters students in the field of aquaculture, fisheries, food science, nutrition and agribusiness to be attached to fisheries institutions, aquaculture business firms and fish farmers involved in the implementation of the SFAD-WM Project across the country. The internship program is going to be for a period of 6 months, non-renewable.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  1. A first degree or above from a recognised university in any of the following disciplines: fisheries and aquaculture, agribusiness, food processing, nutrition and marketing.
  2. Must have graduated within the last 4years (2019-2022)
  3. Provide recommendation/ reference letter from the University attended.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES
• Should possesses interpersonal and communication skills
• Must be goal oriented, dynamic, passionate and self-motivated
• Must be team player and have the ability to solve problems
• A person of integrity
• Must be computer proficient

APPLICATION GUIDELINES
SFAD-WM project invites applications from qualified candidates for the internship program in one or more of the following knowledge areas:

• Fish Hatchery Management
• Fish Feeds and Feeding
• Fish Processing and Marketing
• Fish Healthy and Management
• Gender and Aquaculture
• Principles of Aquaculture
• Climate Smart Aquaculture
• Fisheries Management
• Fish Stock Assessment
• Fish Gear Technology
• Water Quality
• Farm Business Management

Deadline for applications is 15th August, 2022.

Qualified and interested applicants should send cover letter specifying the knowledge area on the subject and stating the reason for your interest in the internship program and Curriculum Vitae of maximum 3 pages with three referees one should be from the graduating institution.

Please Note

  1. This is not a salaried position and the project will only facilitate predetermined stipends, as stipulated by Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training Internship Program.
  2. SFAD-WM will not offer employment after the completion of the internship.
  3. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be sent to

The Project Coordinator
SFAD-WM Project
Department of Fisheries
P.O. Box 593
Lilongwe,
Malawi.
or send email to: sfadmwrecruitment@gmail.com

Government is an equal opportunities employer; women are encouraged to apply