Robben Island Nature Conservations Internships 2017

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20 Jul, 2017

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Internships in South Africa

Robben Island Museum (RIM) is a public entity responsible for managing, maintaining, presenting, developing and marketing Robben Island as a national estate and World Heritage Site. It was established by the Department of Arts and Culture in 1997.

The Robben Island Museum is offering 12 month Nature Conservations Internships (2 posts) in the Heritage Department.

These positions seek to broaden knowledge of nature conservation and give hands-on experience to young graduates from Nature Conservation academic background.

Key performance areas:

  • Assist with planning and implementation of environmental projects i.e. alien plants control, problem animal control, coastal clean-ups, controlled burn projects, rehabilitation projects, etc.
  • Assist with policy development and EIA processes.
  • Participate on the ongoing research programmes i.e. vegetation assessment, endangered sea bird monitoring, etc and collection of data.
  • Assist with the observation, managing and protection of marine, mammals, insects and plants population of Robben Island and its surrounding zone.
  • Assist with the Unit’s administrative duties.
  • Assist with the supervision of the Horticultural Team.


  • National Diploma in Nature Conservation.
  • Computer literacy
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Communication and leadership skills

How to apply
Forward a detailed CV, accompanied by Certified Copies your ID and Qualification Certificates as well as Contactable Referees, to [email protected] by no later than 26 July 2017. Please note your attachment should not exceed 10 MB.

Note: If you do not hear from us within 30 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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