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Bord Bia Origin Green Ambassador Programme

How to apply?

Applications are welcomed from graduates with a minimum of 4/5 years’ post-graduate 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.

There are up to 15 places available on this programme and participants will be selected following a rigorous and exacting recruitment process. Interested participants must be available if selected to take part in the interview and assessment process and if successful must be ready to commence the programme Autumn 2025. A second-round interview will be necessary for short-listed candidates.

If you have any queries about this programme, please contact a member of our team on email

To be eligible for the programme, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

OR Participants should hold a primary degree. Minimum 2.1.
4/5 years porfessional experience


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. Applications have closed for the 2023 intake.

Participants on the programme have their tuition fees paid in full and, in addition, receive a bursary of €30,000 per 12 months 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 90 credits at NFQ Level 9.

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