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York Timbers Internships 2024 New Application

We are excited to offer internship opportunities to enthusiastic individuals who are eager to gain practical experience in various aspects of the forestry industry. As an intern at York Timbers, you will have the chance to work alongside industry experts, contribute to meaningful projects, and develop essential skills within a dynamic and supportive environment.

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  • Collaboration: Work closely with multidisciplinary teams across different departments within the company.
  • Project Support: Assist in ongoing projects related to forest management, sustainable practices, timber production, environmental conservation, or community engagement.
  • Research and Analysis: Conduct research, data collection, and analysis to support decision-making processes and innovative initiatives.
  • Learning Opportunities: Participate in training sessions, workshops, and educational programs designed to enhance your understanding of the forestry industry and its practices.
  • Documentation: Prepare reports, presentations, and documentation to summarize findings, project progress, or recommendations.
  • Enrollment: Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Forestry, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, or related fields.
  • Passion for Sustainability: Demonstrated interest in sustainable practices, environmental conservation, and forestry management.
  • Strong Communication Skills: Ability to effectively communicate ideas, collaborate with team members, and present findings.
  • Analytical Skills: Proficiency in conducting research, data analysis, and interpreting information.
  • Adaptability: Willingness to learn, take initiative, and adapt to different tasks and responsibilities.
Job Benefits
  • Mentorship and Guidance: Access to experienced mentors and professionals within the forestry industry who provide guidance, advice, and support throughout the internship period.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities for skill development workshops, training sessions, and seminars tailored to enhance both technical and soft skills necessary for a successful career in forestry and related fields.
  • Hands-on Experience: Gain practical, real-world experience by working on meaningful projects that contribute to York Timbers' sustainable forestry initiatives and make a tangible impact.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with professionals, peers, and leaders in the forestry sector through networking events, company gatherings, and industry conferences, fostering valuable connections for future career prospects.
  • Exposure to Diverse Projects: Experience exposure to diverse projects across various departments, allowing interns to explore different aspects of the forestry industry and discover their areas of interest and expertise.
  • Feedback and Evaluation: Regular feedback sessions and performance evaluations to help interns understand their strengths, areas for improvement, and track their progress throughout the internship.
  • Potential Career Opportunities: Possibility of consideration for full-time positions or extended opportunities within York Timbers based on performance, availability, and company needs post-internship.
  • Flexibility and Supportive Environment: A supportive and inclusive work environment that encourages learning, innovation, and creativity while offering flexibility in tasks and schedules to accommodate learning objectives.
  • Community Engagement: Opportunities to participate in community outreach programs and initiatives supported by York Timbers, contributing to the company's commitment to community development and social responsibility.
  • Access to Resources: Access to company resources, libraries, databases, and tools necessary for conducting research, analysis, and gaining comprehensive knowledge about the forestry industry.
  • Prepare Your Application Materials: Gather your updated resume, a tailored cover letter, and any additional documents (transcripts, portfolios, or certifications) that showcase your relevant skills and experiences.
  • Review Available Internship Opportunities: Visit the York Timbers website or designated internship portal to explore available internship positions, duration, and areas of focus within the forestry industry.
  • Customize Your Application: Tailor your application materials to highlight your passion for sustainability, interest in forestry, and relevant skills or experiences that align with the internship's requirements.
  • Submit Your Application: Send your application materials via the specified application portal or email address provided by York Timbers. Ensure to include the internship position title, desired internship period, and any specific areas of interest within the forestry sector in your application.
  • Follow-Up: After submitting your application, consider following up with York Timbers if you haven't received a confirmation within a reasonable timeframe. A polite follow-up email or call shows your enthusiasm and interest in the internship opportunity.
  • Prepare for Interviews: If shortlisted, prepare for interviews by researching the company, understanding its values, initiatives, and be ready to discuss how your skills and experiences align with York Timbers' goals.
  • Stay Engaged: Stay engaged with any communication from York Timbers regarding your application status. Even if not selected, maintaining a positive relationship can lead to future opportunities or networking possibilities.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Paper & Forest Products
Job Location
Mpumalanga, Mbombela, South Africa, Mpumalanga, Mbombela, 1200, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 1, 2024
Valid through
December 19, 2024
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