GoHort Internship – Zespri International Ltd

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at Zespri International Ltd (view profile)
Location Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
Date Posted 14 October 2020
Category Science
Job Type Internship


About: Zespri International Limited is the world’s largest marketer of kiwifruit, selling kiwifruit in more than 50 countries. We work with around 2,800 New Zealand and 1,500 international growers and post-harvest companies to source the best-quality Zespri Kiwifruit which we supply through our distribution partners to wholesale and retail customers. In 2019/20 Zespri sold 164.4 million trays of premium-quality Zespri Kiwifruit. Global revenue from kiwifruit sales reached to $3.14 billion. Zespri sets the global benchmark for guaranteed excellence and delicious, nutritious kiwifruit with the Zespri Brand. Our purpose is to help people, communities, and the environment around the world thrive through the goodness of kiwifruit. And our mission is to create sustainable long-term value for kiwifruit growers, by offering consumers the world’s leading portfolio of branded kiwifruit 12 months of the year.
We have three core values that guide us in the way we work together:
We commit to guardianship: It’s about kaitiakitanga. Each one of us are custodians for future generations. We nurture our lands, enable our industry, and nourish people across the world.
We are results driven: We love personal and business challenges that help us grow and develop - measured by engagement, value creation and marked by global impact.
We cultivate personal connections: We are inclusive and caring – listening to each other with compassion, acting with empathy and humility, and treating each other better for it.

Dates: 23/11/2020 - 27/02/2021

What will the intern be doing?

The student will lead the project. The student will do literature review, collect data where needed, analyse the data and report on findings. This project will involve case studies, communicating with internal and external stakeholders include grower. At the end of the project the student will deliver a presentation to relevant Zespri staff and prepare a written report. Student will work closely with Zespri Technical and Quality Team members, and Global Extension team. Having a NZ driver license is desirable.

Company Accreditation:GRASP, Global GAP

Ideal Applicant: University Student. The intern will ideally have a science, technology or engineering background. Analyses numerical data, and all other sources of information and interpret results is a key skills required for this role. A background in statistical knowledge is advantageous, but not essential.

Benefits Included: Mentor ,Hourly Rate.

Zespri will pay $21.15 per hour for up to 400 hours of work.
Gain valuable work experience in one of the thriving industry in New Zealand.
The Zespri Culture and the growth opportunity within expanding global business.
Develop and refine skills while exploring a career pathway in one of the most valued and successful businesses in New Zealand.

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