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.
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 We do not publish all openings - so please contact us to hear about others.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 programme dedicated to the research and study of African elephants to provide data to be used to guide elephant management to better suit the welfare needs of elephants in captive facilities.
A highly ethical big cat sanctuary dedicated to the rehabilitation of big cats and is also a platform aimed at creating awareness about big cats in captivity and providing crucial education on animal welfare and unethical breeding practices.
This programme is committed to conservation through long term ecological monitoring and research to ensure best practices for reserve management, and endangered species preservation.