SANBI: Groen Sebenza Internships 2019 / 20 in South Africa

Northam Zondereinde invites applicants to apply for the Internship Programme for 2019 /  2020.

Internship Application Closing Date: 17 August 2018

Internship Provider: South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) / Groen Sebenza

Internship Location: South Africa

Groen Sebenza is aimed at developing priority skills in the biodiversity sector to create sustainable job opportunities for unemployed graduates for a period of two years. Groen (in Afrikaans meaning green) Sebenza (meaning work in isiZulu) brings young South Africans from previously disadvantaged backgrounds together with experienced biodiversity professionals to learn, grow and eventually gain the competence and confidence to embark on rewarding and meaningful biodiversity careers.

The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for internships in the following fields:

Field Placement Minimum qualification
Molecular GeneticsMolecular Ecology / Genetics Pretoria (National Zoological Gardens) Cape Town MSc in Genetics / Biochemistry / Molecular BiologyBSc Honours in Biological Sciences (with Genetics)
Forensic Genetics Pretoria (National Zoological Gardens) MSc in Genetics / Zoology
Veterinary Sciences Pretoria (National Zoological Gardens) BSc in Animal Health/Veterinary Technology
Environmental and Science Education Betty’s Bay (Western Cape)Bloemfontein

Cape Town

Mbombela

Pietermaritzburg

Pretoria (National Zoological Gardens)

Worcester (Western Cape)

Diploma in Nature Conservation (or Natural Sciences)BSc in Life Sciences (with Ecology or Zoology) / Environmental Sciences
Conservation / Botanical Horticulture /

Eco Tourism

PietermaritzburgPretoria

Thohoyandou

Worcester  (Western Cape)

Diploma in Nature Conservation / Horticulture /Eco Tourism
Biological Invasions Cape TownBloemfontein

East London

Mbombela

Pretoria

Thohoyandou

BSc Honours in Marine SciencesBSc Honours in Biological Sciences (with Botany) / Environmental Sciences

MSc in Biological Sciences / Environmental Sciences (with GIS)

MSc Biological Sciences (with Botany) / Environmental Sciences

Masters in Biological Sciences/Environmental Management (with Invasion Biology, GIS, Taxonomy/Systematics)

Masters in Project Management

Wildlife Economy / Biodiversity Economy Pretoria BSc Honours in Biological Sciences (with Biodiversity Conservation / Zoology / Botany)
Threatened Plant Species DurbanEast London BSc Honours in Biological Sciences (with Botany)
Freshwater Ecology Pretoria MSc in Biological Sciences (with Freshwater Ecology)
GIS / Remote Sensing / Statistical Ecology Cape Town BSc Honours in Biological Sciences (with GIS / Remote Sensing / Statistical Ecology)BSc Honours in Biological Sciences (with Statistics / Statistical Ecology)
Marine Sciences Cape Town BSc Honours in Marine Sciences
Plant Physiology / Climate Change Cape Town BSc Honours in Environmental Management (with Plant Science / Physiology / Ecology)
Plant Systematics Cape TownDurban

Pretoria

BSc in Biological Sciences (with Botany)BSc Honours in Biological Sciences (with Botany)
Zoological Systematics Pretoria BSc Honours in Biological Sciences (with Zoology)
Biodiversity Planning Cape Town BSc Honours in Environmental Management or Natural Sciences
Biodiversity Information Management Cape Town BSc Honours in Environmental Sciences / Natural Sciences / Data Management (or relevant data-intensive discipline)BSc Honours in Computer Science / Information Technology

BSc Honours in Natural Sciences / Computer Science

Ecological Infrastructure Cape TownPretoria BSc in Environmental Management / Natural SciencesBSc Honours in Environmental Management / Natural Sciences
Planning and Land use management Pretoria BSc in Environmental Management / Natural Sciences

Requirements

Candidates must be enthusiastic and have a keen interest in the conservation of biodiversity. These internships are only available to South African citizens and will be awarded in line with SANBI’s equity targets.

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

  • Diploma completed (or equivalent to NQF 6): R5 000
  • Bachelors completed (or equivalent to NQF 7): R6 050
  • Honours completed (or equivalent to NQF 8): R7 150
  • Masters completed (or equivalent to NQF 9): R8 250

 Application procedure

Each application is to be accompanied by a standard application cover sheet – see attached internship application cover sheet. Applications are to include a letter of interest; full CV; certified copies of academic record/ transcript, highest qualification and ID. Send all documents to [email protected]  with “Groen Sebenza II internships” in the subject line.

Please do not apply online for this position. Please send applications to [email protected]

Contact details

Ms Zama Mdluli (Tel.: 012 843 5101)

SANBI reserves the right not to fill these internships.

If no response has been received within 40 days of the closing date, candidates may assume that their applications were unsuccessful.

 

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