Closing Date: Tuesday 31st of January 2023
Organization Grootbos Foundation
Employment Type Internship
Province Western Cape
Town/City Gansbaai
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Grootbos Foundation Conservation and Research Unit invites unemployed graduates to apply for Internship Programme 2023.

The Grootbos Foundation is offering a one year internship to assist with the Grootbos
Entomology research programme which promotes the scientific research of insects on
Grootbos Private Nature Reserve and the Walker Bay Fynbos Conservancy.

The intern will assist in: Conducting fieldwork, data collection and processing Pinning, curating and databasing collected insects for the Grootbos Foundation entomology collection Engaging with landowners, lodge guests, community groups and children to educate and promote awareness around insect diversity and the key role of insects in our ecosystems

Who is eligible to apply?

We invite applications from graduates with a relevant National Diploma or degree in
Nature Conservation, Zoology or Entomology. Candidates should have a good command
of spoken and written English, have experience in MS Office, and a valid code B driver’s
licence with at least one year driving experience. This internship is only available to
South African citizens.

Duration: 27 February 2023 to 29 February 2024

How to apply

Application procedure: Applications should include a full CV, letter of reference, certified copy of ID, certified copy of driver’s license, academic record and cover letter stating why you’re interested in the position. All documents to be sent as ONE pdf. Please submit your application to
Subject: Entomology internship 2023

Enquiries: Paula Strauss (

The Grootbos Foundation reserves the right not to fill this internship. If no response has been received within 21 days of the closing date, candidates may assume that their applications were unsuccessful.

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