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SAFCOL: Internship Opportunities 2024 Apply Online

At SAFCOL (South African Forestry Company Limited), we're dedicated to sustainable forestry practices and environmental stewardship. Our commitment to excellence and innovation spans across timber harvesting, processing, and marketing of forest products. We prioritize community development and biodiversity conservation, making a positive impact on both our environment and the communities we serve.

Are you eager to gain hands-on experience in the forestry industry? SAFCOL offers internship opportunities for passionate individuals looking to dive into the world of sustainable forestry. Our internship program provides invaluable insights and practical skills, setting you on the path to a rewarding career.

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  • Assist with forestry management activities, including tree planting, maintenance, and harvesting.
  • Participate in timber processing, such as sawmilling and wood processing.
  • Support environmental conservation efforts through biodiversity monitoring and rehabilitation projects.
  • Engage with local communities and stakeholders to drive community development initiatives.
  • Aid in data collection, analysis, and reporting for forestry operations and environmental impact assessments.
  • Collaborate with diverse teams to achieve project goals effectively.
  • Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of a relevant degree program in forestry, environmental science, or related field.
  • Genuine passion for environmental conservation and sustainable forestry practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work well in teams and adapt to different working conditions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and data analysis tools preferred.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license and willingness to travel to project sites.
  • South African citizenship or valid work permit.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on experience in a dynamic industry.
  • Exposure to various aspects of forestry operations and environmental management.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals.
  • Networking opportunities with industry experts and stakeholders.
  • Competitive stipend or allowance during the internship.
  • Potential for career advancement and employment opportunities with SAFCOL.
  1. Prepare Your Application Materials:
    • Update your resume/CV to highlight relevant education, experiences, and skills.
    • Write a cover letter expressing your interest in the internship program, explaining why you are a suitable candidate, and indicating your preferred duration and location.
  2. Submit Your Application:
    • Send your resume/CV and cover letter.
    • Ensure that your application is submitted before the specified deadline.
  3. Application Review:
    • Our team will review your application materials to assess your qualifications and fit for the internship program.
  4. Interview Process:
    • If selected, you may be invited to participate in an interview to further discuss your background, skills, and interests.
  5. Selection and Notification:
    • Successful candidates will be notified of their acceptance into the internship program.
  6. Onboarding:
    • Upon acceptance, you will receive further instructions regarding the onboarding process, including any necessary paperwork and orientation sessions.
  7. Begin Your Internship:
    • Once onboarded, you will commence your internship at the designated location, where you will have the opportunity to learn, grow, and contribute to our organization.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Paper and Forest Product Manufacturing
Job Location
City of Tshwane, Gauteng, South Africa, City of Tshwane, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 16, 2024
Valid through
March 21, 2028
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