Views 4190 Internships Application Deadline: Thursday, 23 May 2013
The Endangered Wildlife Trust is one of the largest biodiversity conservation NGOs in southern Africa and, through its participation in the Groen Sebenza Internship Programme is seeking to provide exposure for young aspiring conservationists to the conservation sector. Interns will provide assistance and support for specific core and conservation functions within the organisation, including activities such as administrative support and/or programme activities and a wide variety of other interesting and challenging tasks. These internships are particularly aimed at individuals in their early career who want to use and hone their skills to make a difference.
- Assist with data management and analysis to assess species population status, distribution and movement.
- Aid with analyses of mark-recapture records to establish adult survival and juvenile recruitment.
- Help design rigorous field methods to assess crane abundance and occupancy.
- Assist with multivariate analyses to examine environment and demographic relationships of threatened species.
- Aid interrogation of the cranes database as required for the publication of peer reviewed journal articles.
- Energetic, dynamic and self-motivated.
- Looking for a rewarding cross-cutting role that delivers many learning opportunities related to the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems.
- Motivated by the challenge of working within multi-disciplinary teams and also able to work independently.
- A desire to learn and grow as an individual.
- Interest in environmental issues.
- Fluent in both written and spoken English.
- Strong ability in excel and word.
- Ability to use ACCESS, statistical programs and GIS an advantage.
- Candidates should have a B.Sc. Hons. or M.Sc. preferably, however B.Sc. will be considered.
How to apply
Applicants are required to fill in an application form (available on website). Applicants are also required to provide recently certified copies of the following documents:
• A certified copy of your ID.
• Degree certificate (as required for the position).
• An abridged CV of no more than 3 pages.
• Academic transcripts
• GS Placement Application form
• GS Placement Rating Scale form
Applications are to be emailed, posted and or delivered to the contact details below by the closing date of Thursday, 23 May 2013 at 16h00.
Contact details The Endangered Wildlife Trust
Attention: Human Resources and Office Manager
Postal: Private Bag X 11, Modderfontein, 1645 or
Physical: Building K2, Pinelands Office Park, Modderfontein, 1609
Fax: 086 636 5823
Candidates are expected to be available for interviews on a date and time as determined by The Endangered Wildlife Trust. If no response has been received within 21 days of the closing date, candidates may consider their applications are unsuccessful.