SAPPI: Forests Research Intern x 3 (Research Centre Twedie, KZN)

Sappi Southern Africa

Forestry - Research Centre Tweedie

Forests Research Intern x 3 ( 84 )

Sappi Forests KZN requires a Research Intern with the necessary skills, training and specific competencies to assist in executing related activities across the designated region.

This role reports to the Programme Leader - Research, Planning and Nurseries

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Assist with research trial activities such as plant preparation, planting and measurements

  • Assist with other breeding activities such as controlled pollinations, seed and flowering studies

  • Assist with other trial activities such as pest and disease surveys

  • Assist with pest and disease laboratory trials and preparation of growth media

  • Work on the sampling, preparation and assessment of wood properties

  • Assist with a screening of pests and pathogens against pesticides

  • Data capture and management

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Grade 12 / Matric qualification and

  • Relevant Tree Breeding, Genetics, Entomology, Pathology, Botany or Horticulture Degree/Diploma or related qualification

  • No experience required

  • Computer skills, proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)

  • Driver’s license

Closing Date: 30 November 2021

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