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Timbavati Foundation: YES Internships 2024 / 2025 New Application

Timbavati Foundation is a renowned organization dedicated to wildlife conservation, environmental sustainability, and community development in South Africa. Through various initiatives and programs, we strive to protect and preserve the rich biodiversity of the region while promoting sustainable practices that benefit both wildlife and local communities.

We are seeking passionate individuals to join our team as Wildlife Conservation Interns through the Timbavati Foundation Internship program. This internship offers a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in wildlife conservation, environmental research, and community engagement.

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  • Assist in wildlife conservation efforts within the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve.
  • Participate in fieldwork activities such as habitat monitoring, wildlife tracking, and data collection.
  • Contribute to research projects focused on biodiversity, ecology, and animal behavior.
  • Support community outreach programs aimed at promoting environmental awareness and conservation education.
  • Collaborate with experienced conservationists and researchers to implement sustainable practices.
  • Engage in animal welfare initiatives aimed at ensuring the well-being of wildlife within the reserve.
  • Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of an undergraduate or graduate program related to environmental science, wildlife biology, conservation biology, or a related field.
  • Passion for wildlife conservation, environmental sustainability, and community development.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in remote field locations.
  • Willingness to adapt to challenging and dynamic work environments.
  • Previous experience in fieldwork, research, or volunteer work related to wildlife conservation is desirable but not required.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on experience in wildlife conservation and environmental research.
  • Opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals in the field.
  • Gain insights into the complexities of conservation efforts in South Africa.
  • Networking opportunities within the conservation community.
  • Certificate of completion upon successful internship.
  1. Prepare Your Application Materials:
    • Update your resume to include relevant education, work experience, and skills.
    • Write a cover letter that highlights your passion for wildlife conservation, your interest in the internship, and any related experience or skills you possess.
    • Gather contact information for two references who can speak to your qualifications and character.
  2. Submit Your Application:
    • Send an email with the subject line: "Application for Wildlife Conservation Internship."
    • Attach your resume, cover letter, and contact information for two references to the email.
    • Double-check that all documents are properly formatted and free of errors before sending.
  3. Application Deadline:
    • Be mindful of the application deadline specified in the job description. Ensure your application is submitted before the deadline to be considered for the internship opportunity.
  4. Follow-Up:
    • After submitting your application, you may consider sending a brief follow-up email to confirm receipt and express your continued interest in the position.
    • If selected for further consideration, you may be contacted for an interview or additional information.
  5. Stay Informed:
    • Keep an eye on your email for updates regarding your application status.
    • Check Timbavati Foundation's website or social media channels for any announcements or news related to the internship program.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Non-profit Organizations
Job Location
Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, South Africa, Bushbuckridge, Mpumalanga, 1280, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 16, 2024
Valid through
April 16, 2028
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