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South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI): Internships 2024 / 2025 New Hiring

SANBI offers internship opportunities for passionate individuals seeking hands-on experience in biodiversity conservation, research, and management. As an intern with SANBI, you will have the opportunity to work alongside seasoned professionals in various fields, gaining invaluable skills and insights into the challenges and opportunities within the conservation sector.

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  • Collaborate with research teams to conduct fieldwork, data collection, and analysis related to biodiversity conservation projects.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of conservation strategies, policies, and initiatives.
  • Contribute to research publications, reports, and presentations on biodiversity topics.
  • Support education and outreach programs aimed at raising awareness and promoting conservation efforts within local communities.
  • Engage in administrative tasks as needed to support the efficient operation of SANBI programs and projects.
  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from a relevant academic program (e.g., biology, environmental science, conservation biology, ecology).
  • Passion for biodiversity conservation and a strong commitment to environmental sustainability.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in data collection and analysis techniques, as well as experience with relevant software tools.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in diverse settings and challenging field conditions.
  • South African citizenship or permanent residency required.
Job Benefits
  • Gain practical experience and skills in biodiversity conservation, research, and management.
  • Work closely with experts in the field and expand your professional network.
  • Contribute to meaningful projects that have a positive impact on South Africa's natural heritage.
  • Opportunity for career development and advancement within SANBI or the broader conservation community.

Interested candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, and any relevant supporting documents via email. Please indicate "Internship Application" in the subject line of your email. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Environmental Services
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
June 28, 2024
Valid through
March 4, 2028
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