AVI Food Technologist Graduate Internships 2021

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Application for the AVI Food Technologist Graduate Internship – 2021 Entry is now open by AVI for all outstanding applicants.

South Africa Govt (www.gov.co.za) Vacancies - 2020 (Updated)

AVI is offering an Internship opportunity to unemployed and prospective graduates to apply in the fields that are in line with the Corporation’s core business. The Corporation is therefore inviting applications for the AVI Food Technologist Graduate Internship Programme that runs for a maximum period of 6 months in the following disciplines/fields of study.

The AVI Food Technologist Graduate Internship Programme uses a fully integrated approach that combines theory with practical training and leads to a recognized qualification/certification. Think Ahead provides an internship opportunity in the following areas listed below: 

  • Food Technologist

This internship opportunity is situated at the following locations in South Africa:

  • Cape Town, Western Cape

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What you will be doing:

  • Assist Product Development Technologist with Concept / Kitchen Samples as well as Factory Trials and First Production
  • Assist with Cooking up of samples for Product evaluations
  • Assist with shelf life studies (Real-Time, On-going, Accelerated)
  • Administration with regards to new product development (product and packaging)
  • Assist Packaging Development with packaging trials
  • Assist both Packaging & Product Development Technologist with required tests related to New Product Launches 

What you will need to be considered:


  • BSc Food Science
  • BTech Food Technology
  • Have a minimum average of 60% in your final year

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to work in Cape Town
  • Willingness to work in a factory environment
  • Vehicle and driver’s license will be advantageous
  • Be a South African Citizen
  • Innovative and analytical mind-set
  • Team player with a passion for achieving
  • Enthusiastic self-starter who is open to all the unique learning opportunities we offer

What makes you exceptional?

  • You apply your practical skills and logic when solving problems
  • You can build and strengthen mutually beneficial partnerships with others
  • You are reliable and complete your work in accordance with deadlines
  • You focus on consistently delivering high-quality work by being meticulous and continually checking the detail of your work
  • You follow policies and procedures in order to manage and mitigate risk
  • You cope well with pressure by remaining calm and composed before and during important or stressful events
  • You are focused on maintaining my productivity, working quickly and comfortable to multitask when needed
  • You are energetic and take initiative to get things started and make things happen


  • Step 1: Before you can apply for a position, please ensure that you meet all the above criteria.
  • Step 2: Once you have fulfilled step one, please click on the “Apply Now” button to register and apply.
  • Step 3: Once you’ve registered and applied, we’ll email you confirmation of receipt. Our Resourcing Team will then carefully assess your application and provide you with feedback every step of the way.

Application Deadline

  • Applications should reach the AVI team on time. As it is indicated for each position of interest above.
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Leonel Schuster

Leonel has been Teacher at Alliant International University since 2013. He began to write about admission details at Course Discovery.