Types of tasks
The intern will be required to undertake some but not limited to the following tasks:
The methodology that shall employed is ‘learning by doing’. The intern by the end of the three-month period will have acquired valuable experience, however the level of performance expected from the company will be high.
With regards to the training, the intern shall be provided with reference material in written and electronic format, which they will have to study on their own. In addition, after they have studied that material they may be required to complete tutorial exercises. Once these steps have been completed, the intern will be provided with feedback on performance, answer questions and be provide with guidance.
Following this phase, the intern will be ready to undertake tasks, assigned by the host company. The host company shall support the intern when tasks have been assigned in the following manner:
In addition, an hourly meeting shall be conducted once a week to discuss progress and issues that the intern may encounter.
The host company is an agile company and conducts much of assigned work from client sites. However, the company has an office is Sydney where there are hot desks for the intern to work from.
Materials and equipment
The following are required:
The duration of the internship shall be for three months with an option to extend for a further 3 months following a performance review at week 10.
However early termination of the agreement shall apply if the candidate engages in one of the following:
Exclusions and conditions
The following shall not be undertaken by the host company, nor is the host compnay responsible for these:
If applicable, the intern shall disclose potential risks that may affect their performance or health during the duration of the internship. Although the host company will not be responsible for candidate medical or health related issues, there may be actions that the company can undertake to manage potential risks.
In this internship, you will be involved in:
This is particularly relevant to food gardeners and the growing of food in urban settings.
Fields incorporated: Agriculture, Architecture, Civil engineering, Ecology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Food Technology, Food Science, Forensic Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, Instrumentation & Town planning.
Design, Build, Maintain, Re-utilize
Buildings & infrastructure – food growing & food supply chain
The interns will be working in a number of these areas (as the project develops we move through different work). It will mainly relate to buildings & infrastructure: design and reutilization in terms of urban food gardens & assessment.