- Chair of Biodiversity and Nature Tourism
- Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology
- Chair of Environmental Protection and Landscape Management
- Chair of Horticulture
- Chair of Hydrobiology and Fishery
- Chair of Landscape Architecture
- Chair of Plant Health
- Chair of Soil Science
- Polli Horticultural Research Centre
- Rõhu Experimental Centre
To increase the employability, good connection between universities and companies are needed to fully understand each other’s background and career days, nowadays virtual career days, are the good option for that.
Virtual Career Day is the applied part of the IntASEK project. This ensures improvement in the students’ employability.
For more information access the links below:
Virtual Career Day https://www.uni-ulm.de/nawi/nawi-intasek/virtual-career-day/
Career Database https://www.uni-ulm.de/nawi/nawi-intasek/career-database/
Jobs and internships at Estonian companies:
Name of the company: Veinimäe Talu
Address of the vineyard: Kärgula, Võru municipality, Võru county, Estonia
Veinimäe Talu is a company that grows grapes for winemaking in Southern Estonia. The goal is to develop a collection of grape varieties that are suitable for the Estonian temperate climate. Currently, on the 0,5 hectares, there are 75 different vine varieties and in total, they have 1500 plants. About 1300 of the plants are grown in the greenhouses.
The company offers a job possibility from spring until autumn. In spring, the main activity would be plant propagation. In the summer, the primary task would be pruning and weeding. Autumn activities are related to the harvest. The vintage would be a one-day event that will take place at the end of September. It will start with harvesting the grapes and end with crushing the grapes in the winery. Also, there is a possibility to take part in the apple harvest in the apple orchard (from September to October). The only request for the applicant is an interest in horticulture.
Name: Roman Šarin
Tel: + 372 5079225
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/veinimae/
Language: Estonian, English, Russian
Name: Estonian Crop Research Institute
Address: J.Aamisepa 1, 48309 Jõgeva, Estonia
Estonian Crop Research Institute is a state research and development institute in the area of governance of Estonian Ministry of Rural Affairs. Institute deals with applied and basic studies in following areas: development and upgrade of efficient and environmentally friendly agrotechnologies, the dependence of yield and quality formation from used varieties and agrotechnologies, plant protection, plant health, agrochemistry, fertilisation, and agrometeorology.
We are welcoming trainees in the following areas: plant breeding, plant tissue culture, plant protection and plant pathology. Master and PhD students are welcome to apply for the traineeship position.
Application deadline is May 1, 2019.
Tel: +372 776 6901
Name of the company: Vana-Peetri Talu
Address: Aila village, Saue municipality, Harju county, Estonia
Vana-Peetri farm is a family-run company that is situated about 25 kilometres from Estonia's capital city Tallinn. They produce a wide variety of herbs in greenhouses.
The company offers an internship possibility during the summer. Working in the greenhouse includes packing, laying out the pots and cleaning the transport trays. Working hours would be from 4 p.m to 9 p.m and three to five times a week. No work on Fridays and Saturdays. They also offer a living possibility at the farm in a separate room. The applicant has to be a non-smoker and capable to work in high temperatures.
Name: Anti Tomson
Languages: English, Spanish, Finnish, Estonian
Name of the company: OÜ Voore Farm, OÜ Voore Farm Teenused, OÜ Voore Mõis
Address: Lääne-Virumaa county, Estonia
OÜ Voore Farm is specialized in crop production on about 3200 hectares. They produce grain crops and silage. OÜ Voore Mõis is a dairy farm that has about 700 milking cows. OÜ Voore Farm Teenused is a company which offers other agricultural companies a service possibility for plant and feed production.
They offer a job and an internship at all three companies. At OÜ Voore Farm they offer an agronomist position and an operator or a technician position at the OÜ Voore Farm Teenused. At OÜ Voore Mõis it is possible to apply for the position of animal raiser or veterinarian. The requests for the applicants are drivers licence and education in the field of applied position. Applications are welcome all year round.
Name: Hendrik Klammer
Web page: www.voorefarm.ee
Facebook page: www.facebook.com/voorefarm
Name of the company: Kehtna Mõisa LLC
Address: Kehtna, Rapla county, Estonia
Kehtna Mõisa LLC is a company that is very diverse in activities. They have a dairy farm with over 1000 milking cows and crop production on about 1700 hectares. In addition to that, another field of production is poultry husbandry with 7000 chicken. They also have a meat factory that is a subsidiary company of Kehtna Mõisa LLC.
They offer a job or internship possibility depending on the current situation. Possible positions to apply for are the following: farm manager assistant, technical service, tractor driver, milker, cattle-farm worker, poultry-farm worker.
Name: Siim Riisenberg
Tel: +372 5283314
Web page: www.kmoy.ee