How to apply?
Applications are welcomed from graduates with a minimum of four years’ work experience and an interest in business development, sustainability and the food industry. The programme aims to recruit high potential, ambitious and motivated professionals who have aspirations to become future leaders in the Irish food industry.
For further information on the Bord Bia Origin Green Ambassador programme and the application process visit www.smurfitschool.ie/executivedevelopment/organisations/bordbia/.
Closing date for applications is 5th March 2017.
Online applications open in December each year through the UCD scholarships page.
To be eligible for the programme, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
|OR||Participants should hold a primary degree.|
|Consideration will also be given to applicants who do not hold a primary degree but whose depth of industry / organisational experience, deems them suitable participants.|
Successful entry onto the programme involves the completion of an application form, psychometric tests and an assessment centre. Upon completion of the application form, successful candidates are invited to complete each subsequent phase of the selection process.
The programme receives financial sponsorship from Bord Bia and leading food and drinks industries in Ireland. Participants on the programme have their fees paid and they receive a bursary payment during their time on the programme.
Successful participants will be awarded an MSc in Business Sustainability. The qualification is accredited and awarded by UCD and is valued at 110 credits at NFQ Level 9.