Position title
ISimangaliso Wetland Park Authority: Internships 2024 / 2025 Latest Hiring
Position Overview

We are offering internship opportunities for motivated individuals who are passionate about conservation, environmental management, and sustainable tourism. As an intern at iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority, you will have the chance to gain valuable hands-on experience in various aspects of park management, conservation research, community engagement, and tourism development.

 

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Accountabilities
  • Assist park rangers in wildlife monitoring, habitat restoration, and anti-poaching efforts.
  • Conduct research projects on biodiversity, ecology, and environmental impacts within the wetland park.
  • Support community outreach programs aimed at promoting environmental education and sustainable livelihoods.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of eco-tourism initiatives, including guided tours and visitor activities.
  • Collaborate with park staff and external stakeholders to address conservation challenges and implement management strategies.
Specifications
  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a relevant degree program (e.g., environmental science, conservation biology, tourism management).
  • Strong interest in conservation, ecology, and sustainable development.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in varied weather conditions and rugged terrain.
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel within the park.
Work Perks
  • Hands-on experience in conservation and park management.
  • Opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals in the field.
  • Exposure to diverse ecosystems and wildlife species within a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Potential for networking and career development in the conservation and tourism sectors.
How to Apply

To apply for an internship with iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority, please submit a resume/CV and cover letter outlining your interest in conservation and relevant experience Via Email. Please specify your preferred internship dates and any specific areas of interest within park management or research. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Join us in our mission to conserve one of Africa's most ecologically significant landscapes and contribute to the sustainable future of iSimangaliso Wetland Park!

Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Spectator Sports
Job Location
St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal, 3936, South Africa
Working Hours
09
Date posted
April 17, 2024
Valid through
March 14, 2028
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