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ISimangaliso Wetland Park Authority: Internships 2024 New Application
Position Overview

Are you passionate about conservation, environmental management, and sustainable tourism? Join us at iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority for an enriching internship experience. Work alongside seasoned professionals in various departments, gaining hands-on skills and insights into the world of conservation.

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  • Assist with Conservation Projects: Play a role in ongoing conservation efforts such as habitat restoration, biodiversity monitoring, and controlling invasive species.
  • Support Environmental Education Programs: Help develop and implement educational programs to raise awareness and promote conservation among local communities and visitors.
  • Participate in Research Activities: Get involved in research projects focusing on wildlife ecology, ecosystem dynamics, and other relevant areas to deepen our understanding of the wetland park's ecological processes.
  • Assist with Visitor Management: Aid park rangers in ensuring visitors act responsibly by providing information, conducting guided tours, and monitoring visitor activities to minimize environmental impact.
  • Contribute to Administrative Tasks: Assist with data entry, report writing, and logistical support for various projects and events.
  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a relevant academic program (e.g., conservation biology, environmental science, ecology, tourism management).
  • Strong interest in conservation, environmental sustainability, and ecotourism.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt in a dynamic environment.
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, internet research, etc.).
  • Prior experience in conservation or related fields preferred but not required.
  • Hands-On Experience: Gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside experienced professionals in conservation, environmental management, and sustainable tourism.
  • Professional Development: Enhance your skills and knowledge in conservation practices, research methodologies, and environmental education, boosting your career prospects in the field.
  • Networking Opportunities: Build meaningful connections with professionals in the conservation industry, opening doors to future career opportunities and collaborations.
  • Contribution to Conservation: Make a tangible impact by contributing to conservation projects aimed at preserving the biodiversity and cultural heritage of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park.
  • Personal Growth: Develop a deeper appreciation for nature and environmental stewardship while immersing yourself in the unique ecosystem of the wetland park.
  • Academic Credit: Depending on your academic institution's policies, you may be eligible to earn academic credit for your internship experience, enriching your academic journey.
Application Process

To apply, email your resume, cover letter, and any relevant documents (e.g., academic transcripts, letters of recommendation) Via Email. Please indicate the positions you're applying for in the subject line. We review applications on a rolling basis and will contact only shortlisted candidates for interviews.

Embark on a fulfilling internship journey with us at iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority. Contribute to the conservation of one of Africa's natural wonders while enhancing your professional growth. We're excited to welcome you to our team!

Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Spectator Sports
Job Location
St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal, 3936, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 15, 2024
Valid through
March 15, 2028
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