Develop crucial field skills necessary to start your successful career in conservation and have the chance to work with a diverse range of wildlife including; The Big Five, Cape fur seals, Humpback whales, Great White Sharks and African penguins. We also offer internship opportunities in veterinary clinics where you have the chance to work with cats, dogs and exotic pets.
We have two primary programmes to suit your needs. In some instances we also offer virtual placements.
You can come for as long as you need without paying any extra fees.You'll receive the same level of support.
We are 100% on your side. We guarantee every aspect of your trip with unrivalled promises.
Need to focus on a precise niche or two? No problem! Your programme can focus on your specialist areas.
We'll help you engage with the culture and personal benefits of being in a foreign country.
Save on travel and accommodation costs, pay a far lower fee. All while building your professional network.
We will handle all aspects of academic accreditation, including direct liaison with your tutors and academic staff.
We will write full reference letters for your placement(s) to optimise future employers' first impression of you.
If you are searching for a way to experience not only what Cape Town has to offer but also gaining work experience and being guided by fantastic mentors, I would strongly recommend Bridging Gaps.
Gain experience in the environmental science field and help the planet and environment.
I hope to learn more about environmental science with my interest in environmental conservative, I will be looking forward to gain more experience about my vision to promote enactment of laws and regulations that ensures environment protection and conservation including wildlife. Also to have more knowledge on sustainable development which will increase my chances of learning the sustainability of all the skills I will be acquiring and to be able to apply it. My passion for environment has makes me to involve in volunteering which makes me want to learn more about the NGO in other to promote environmental remediation in the society.
I hope to gain expertise in field of biology and wildlife conservation. I strive to end up working in one of these fields.
I'd hope to gain an insight into the behind the scenes aspects of professional photography and film production, as well as the marketing side - reaching out and obtaining clients, working with briefs and deliverables. In addition being able to build my own professional portfolio and be able to move into the world of professional photography and videography myself.
Here are some current or recent internship job opportunities in this career area. We do not publish all openings - so please contact us to hear about others.
Must be in reasonably good physical health as interns will be involved with work on foot and hikes A passion for wildlife and conservation is essential Currently studying environmental science/biology/animal behavior/ecology or related field would be beneficial
Passion for conservation and research is essential Studying or completed studies in wildlife science, biology, animal behaviour or related fields
Passion for conservation and research is essential studying or completed studies in environmental science, biology or related fields would be advantageous
Passion for conservation and research is essential Studying or completed studies in wildlife science, biology, animal behavior or related fields would be advantageous
Good news, we also offer in depth learnerships in this career area. Take a look at the exclusive programmes we offer below:
The conservation programme conducts research on private big 5 game reserves in the Western Cape, focusing on ethical practices, non-invasive research, and education around conservation needs.
Join this conservation programme dedicated to the research and study of African elephants to provide information that can be used to guide elephant management to better suit the welfare needs of elephants in captive facilities.
A big cat sanctuary in the Western Cape of South Africa dedicated to the rehabilitation of big cats. The sanctuary is also a platform aimed at creating awareness about big cats in captivity and providing crucial education on animal welfare and the importance of changing breeding facilities into sustainable ethical projects. The sanctuary is home to 23 big cats of various species including; lions, leopards, cheetah, 0caracal, tigers, and jackals.
Based within the Kruger National Park park, this conservation programme is committed to conservation through long term ecological monitoring and research to ensure best practices for reserve management, and endangered species preservation.