Internship & Career
The Master of Business and Sciences Vineyard and Winery Management program is designed to put knowledge into practice building a foundation for a successful career in the vine and wine industry with numerous employment prospects.
The Master of Business and Sciences Vineyard and Winery Management program is designed to put knowledge into practice building a foundation for a successful career in the vine and wine industry with numerous employment prospects. The program is built around two internship experiences where students will have real professional experiences in vineyard and winery operations and the associated business. The internships take place during the summers after the first and second years of study. These internships are an essential part of training as a future professional manager of wine estates. Students receive support and guidance during their internships from the faculty at Bordeaux Sciences Agro.
During the first year of course study the program provides a foundation of knowledge in wine processing, viti-oeno technical, vineyard management and economics through personal or collective work, study visits and trips. This course work prepares the students for the first of their two internships.
What Professional Experiences ?
The first internship is a unique opportunity to have a hands-on experience at a wine producing estate. Students will participate in operations in the vineyard and the cellar. This experience is invaluble in becoming a good wine estate manager. It will also help to assimilate your viticulture and enology courses in the second year of Master.
The second internship is an opportunity for students to apply everything they have learned in the MBS to a real practical question facing a wine estate or wine related company. It is an opportunity to further expand the professional network and create ties with individuals that may be able to help them later in the career.
From optimum knowledge to professional pratices, students will get a broader perspective on global companies. The diploma will allow gradutes to play an active role in the global wine industry with the national and international networks created during the courses.
What career prospects ?
- Wine estate manager;
- Cellar manager;
- Vineyard manager;
- Consultants in viticulture and enology, in management,
- Marketing manager
- Consultant in wine trading and distributions companies, research
- Developer departments in wine industry, education, etc.