South African National Parks Internship Programme 2024

Internship: Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme

The Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme is a bridging into a work programme funded for three years. GS Phase II aims to recruit 1050 unemployed graduates (diploma – PhD level) and place them nationally in different organisations (government and non-governmental) where they will be incubated (trained and mentored) to further develop their competence and confidence in the management of environment/biodiversity.

The programme goals

  1. Enable workplace-based learning for graduates aimed at building and strengthening their capacity at various levels.
  2. Creation of job opportunities and possible permanent placement beyond funding.
  3. Transformation and organisational strengthening – strengthen different organisational development aspects including transformation in its totality, mentoring, proactive skills and planning to better respond to organisational mandates and other national priorities.
  4. Research informed – through research, develop a ‘live’ skills intelligence system that will enable the sector to proactively plan for skills development and track and trace the utilisation of the developed skills.

South African National Parks invites interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for Internship Programme 2024

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Position: Internship Programme

Stipend: R8697.00 per month

Location: Table Mountain Park

Closing Date: 19 January 2024

SANParks in partnership with The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for incubation in the following fields:

Field Location (Where the Intern will be based) Required Qualification Number required Stipend rate
Biodiversity data management Cape Research Centre, Tokai, Cape Town Honours Degree in Natural Sciences preferably Biodiversity Conservation 1 R8 697.00

South African National Parks Internship Programme 2024 Requirements

  • Must be a SA citizen.
  • Young unemployed and *underemployed professionals between the ages of 18 and 35.
  • Innovative, dynamic and creative
  • A commitment to career development in the environmental/biodiversity sector.
  • Must hold the qualifications mentioned in the table above
  • Women and People with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.

* Underemployed refers to youth employed in any sector other than the one they studied for per the above-listed fields.

Please Note

  • Candidates holding higher qualifications than advertised may apply, however, remuneration is capped as per the minimum requirements advertised.

How To Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should forward their applications accompanied by the required documentation listed below to the following:

Documents Required

Applicants must submit an updated CV, copies of their ID and qualifications and a motivational letter, explaining what makes them unique from other applicants and why they would be the ideal candidate for the position under application to by 19 January 2024. Please name all attached files starting with your surname.

Closing Date: 19 January 2024

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