Nature Connect: Nature Conservation Graduate Internship Programme 2024

Internship Overview

Nature Connect is calling for applications for the Nature Conservation Graduate Internship Programme 2024.

Closing date: 20 June 2024

Nature Connect supports the preservation of South Africa’s unique and biodiverse natural heritage through education, training and conservation initiatives.

Nature Connect invites individuals willing to partake in a 12-month graduate internship programme – who have successfully completed their qualification in Nature Conservation (Degree or Diploma) – to apply for this career opportunity.

Internship outcomes

  1. The internship is for a period of 12 months
  2. A stipend allocation of R5000.00 per month is included less necessary deductions (UIF, TAX)
  3. Workplace experience

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities may include:

  • Assisting in the conservation of biodiversity on your current reserves or conservation areas
  • Monitoring and removal of invasive vegetation
  • Assist with tasks such as fires, rehabilitation and restoration, infrastructure maintenance, monitoring fauna and flora, plant propagation and administration
  • Collection of data relating to site restoration Interacting with community members, residents, business owners and organisations to promote environmental education and awareness of and involvement in the reserve.


  • In possession of a Matric certificate as well as a Diploma or Degree in Nature Conservation
  • Between the ages of 18 – 35 years
  • South African Citizens with a valid ID
  • Must be interested in working outdoors and doing practical work
  • At least six months’ experience in a nature conservation role would similar role would be advantageous

How to Apply

  1. Complete the application form via the link: APPLICATION FORM.
  2. Submit your documents via email to [email protected] Please indicate “Graduate Internship Application 2024“, as your email subject
  3. Applicants must submit an up-to-date copy of their CV (with three suitable contactable references).
  4. Recently certified copies of Matric Certificate or statement of results as well as copy of Qualification or statement of results and ID document.
  5. All copies to be certified within one month.
  6. Failure to submit requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

Nature Connect reserves the right not to make an appointment. Correspondence will be entered with shortlisted candidates only.

Closing date: 20 June 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be notified of the interview dates. Please note if you have not heard from us two weeks after the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

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