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What Can I Do Right Now?

There is more that you can do than pick the right subjects to give yourself a head-start in the Agrifood sector.
  • Talk to people in Agrifood industries
  • Visit workplaces
  • Surf the web
  • Get some real-life experience through:

Some good tips about work experience in rural and regional areas, using Victoria as the example, are available at Youth Central.

Talk to parents, friends, career advisers and other teachers about exploring the above options; networking and building contacts is an important part of planning your career. If you feel confident that you want to work in Agrifood but are not quite sure of which occupation or even industry, browse through these links from myfuture for ideas:

Agriculture
Aquaculture
Forestry and Forest Products
Food Manufacturing
Horse and Dog Racing

Rural Skills Australia
OnTrack For great ideas & video case studies in Agrifood careers see ONtrack

or watch the ONtrack careers videos here:

Livestock & Processing
Horticulture & Viticulture
Agriculture
Services & Management
Career Videos
Click here for great careers videos
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Why not ActNow?

ActNow www.actnow.com.au provides young people with information and opportunities to take action on issues they care about.

ActNow knows that the more you understand about an issue the more you’ll feel like you can do something about it. Use ActNow to find non-judgmental and factual information on social, political, environmental, lifestyle and topical issues, and to get a snapshot of the bigger picture. The content you find on ActNow is written by ActNow members who are young people just like you.

ActNow also has a Toolkit to help you take action on issues and connect with other young people. The ActNow website is also a volunteering hub. Use the site to get in touch with over 200 organisations that work with young people and can provide opportunities to take action.

Where Do I Find Out About Further Study and Work?

Links

Scholarships

Find our where everything you eat, drink, use and wear comes from and challenge yourself to some fun activities on the way. Click here to get there!