EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING / WORK-INTEGRATED LEARNING KIRSTENBOSCH
ND Nature Conservation students only
A one-year work-integrated learning placement opportunity is available at our Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden from 1 December 2020 – 30 November 2021.
The student will gain hands-on experience in nature conservation and work with specialists in the field. The programme includes exposure in the following estate functions:
Management plan for the estate
The Kirstenbosch Biodiversity database
Environmental education and outreach
Conservation-related field trips
Alien species control
Occupational safety, health and environment management
Memorial bench and woodwork maintenance
Maintenance of living fish display
Requirements: Students who are self-motivated and enthusiastic and have completed their first and second year subjects are encouraged to apply. Good grades will be a strong advantage. Note that this programme is only applicable to students registered for Nature Conservation. Students who have already graduated need not apply.
Value: Monthly stipend of R4 800,00. No benefits apply. Duration: 1 December 2020 – 30 November 2021
Application procedure: Please complete the attached application form. Applications should include a CV; letter of interest; goals while training at SANBI; letter of recommendation from lecturers or supervisors; letter from university stating that you need to complete work-integrated learning and certified copies of your results. Please submit your application to email@example.com Subject: Nature Conservation WIL. Candidates will be expected to be available for interviews (telephonically or virtually) on a date and time as determined by SANBI. SANBI reserves the right not to fill this position. If no response has been received within 30 days of the closing date, candidates may assume that their applications were unsuccessful.
Closes: Friday, 4 September 2020