SANBI: Environmental Management/ Biodiversity Internship Programme 2024

SANBI: Environmental Management/ Biodiversity Internship Programme 2024

Apply SANBI: Environmental Management/Biodiversity Internship Programme 2024

SANBI: Environmental Management/ Biodiversity Internship Programme 2024 The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is offering an Environmental Management/Biodiversity Internship Programme for 2024. This program is designed for recent graduates passionate about biodiversity conservation and environmental management. It provides an excellent opportunity for interns to gain hands-on experience and develop their skills in various projects related to biodiversity monitoring, habitat restoration, and sustainable resource management. Interns will work closely with SANBI’s team of experts, contributing to meaningful conservation efforts and supporting the organization’s mission to promote the sustainable use and conservation of South Africa’s rich biodiversity. This internship is ideal for individuals looking to kickstart their careers in environmental science and make a positive impact on the natural world.

  • Field: Environmental Management or Biodiversity
  • Closing date: 19 June 2024
  • Number of interns required: 2
  • Stipend (monthly): R10 035.00
  • Location: Contour Enviro Group, 10 Stuart Close, Somerset West Business Park

Contour Enviro Group is an environmental management company with a very strong focus on veld management, capacity development, environmental education as well as environmental compliance for agriculture.

Internship Overview

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

Internship monthly stipend values (no other benefits apply as these are internship positions).

About the Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme

The Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme is a bridging into work programme. GS Phase II aims to recruit 1050 unemployed graduates (Diploma – PhD level).

After recruitment, SANBI then places the interns 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: SANBI: Environmental Management/ Biodiversity Internship Programme 2024

  • Enable workplace-based learning for graduates aimed at building and strengthening their capacity at various levels.
  • Creation of job opportunities and possible permanent placement beyond funding.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Master of Science in Biodiversity and Conservation Biology
  • People with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.

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

How to Apply?

First, DOWNLOAD FULL ADVERT HERE [pdf], then proceed to apply if you meet the indicated minimum requirements.

Application procedure: Please email your CV and field that you are applying to for attention Lincoln Meyer.

Contact details: Email your application to –

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