WESSA: Groen Sebenza Environmental Internships 2020 in Howick, KZN

Last updated on February 15th, 2020 at 07:57 pm

WESSA (Groen Sebenza) invites unemployed graduates to apply for Environmental Internship Programme for 2020. The intern will run for the period of 36 months

Internship Application Closing Date: 20 February 2020.

Internship Provider: WESSA, Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and Natural Resource Management (NRM)

Internship Location: Howick, KwaZulu-Natal

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), Natural Resource Management (NRM) Programmes is embarking on a skills development and job creation programme that is aimed at developing priority skills in the biodiversity and environmental sector. The focus is to create sustainable job opportunities for unemployed youth in the green economy.WESSA have partnered with the DEA Natural Resource Management division to implementthe Groen Sebenza programme in KwaZulu-Natal. WESSA is currently recruiting for an intern to be based at the uMngeni Valley Education Centre in Howick


Applications from rural, distressed and peri-urban unemployed youth from previously disadvantaged backgrounds are invited for the above position. The minimum requirements to qualify for the internship are the following:

  • Completed/Studying towards a national diploma or first B-degree in Environmental fields
  • SA citizenship
  • Between the age of 18 to 35
  • A demonstrated and clearly articulated commitment to the environment
  • A commitment to career development in the environmental sector
  • Good leadership potential

The stipend per learner will be according to EPWP rates.

How to apply

Applicants are required to fill in an application form (herewith attached) and available on the WESSA website www.wessa.org.za. Applicants are also required to provide recently certified copies of the following documents:

  • A certified copy of your ID
  • Matric Certificate as well as degree/diploma certificate
  • A CV of no more than 3 pages

PLEASE FORWARD YOUR APPLICATION TO: Chanelle Ramphaul, Human Resources Officer, via email to [email protected] Email applications only, and not more than 8mb.

Please state: ‘Groen Sebenza Internship’ in the subject line

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