The South African National Parks (SANParks) is offering an exciting SANParks Internship Programme for recent graduates. This opportunity is ideal for those who have completed their National Diploma (NQF 6) from a Public Higher Education Institution (HEI) in South Africa.

Successful applicants will be placed in SANParks until March 2025, receiving a monthly stipend of R6030.70. It is important to note that SANParks is not obliged to employ interns upon completion of the programme.

SANParks Internship Programme Overview

  • Department: Finance
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Park/Work Station: Table Mountain NP: Tokai Office, Cape Town
  • Closing Date: 25 June 2024

SANParks Internship Programme Requirements

  • Degree/National Diploma in Logistics/SCM/Finance/Internal Auditing

SANParks Internship Programme Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the SANParks Internship Programme, applicants must:

  • Be an unemployed graduate aged 18 – 35.
  • Be a South African Citizen.
  • Have completed a National Diploma (NQF 6) in the specified disciplines from a South African Public Higher Education Institution (HEI).
  • Not have previously been employed nor participated in an Internship/placement programme.
  • Park accommodation is not available.

How to Apply

Interested candidates must complete an application using the following link: SANParks Internship Application

Additionally, applicants must email their CV and recently certified copies of the following documents:

  • Matric/Grade 12 certificate
  • Academic qualifications with academic transcripts (academic record)
  • ID

Send the documents to: with the reference: TMNPSCM24-25.

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Note: Failure to complete the application form using the provided link and to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered.

Application Guidelines

  • Applicants who wish to apply for the internship outside their area of residence must arrange their own accommodation and transportation, given that the stipend is R6030.70 per month.
  • SANParks may offer accommodation in the National Park based on availability.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend assessment and selection interviews at a time, date, and place determined by SANParks.
  • All appointments for internships are subject to a verification and pre-screening process.
  • Manual applications will not be accepted.
  • Correspondence will be conducted only with shortlisted candidates.

For inquiries, contact Eddy Mavanga at 021 712 0590.

This SANParks Internship Programme is a valuable opportunity for recent graduates looking to gain hands-on experience in their field of study while working within the esteemed SANParks organization. The Tokai Office in Table Mountain National Park offers a unique setting for interns to develop their skills and contribute to the conservation efforts of one of South Africa’s most iconic natural reserves.

Apply before the deadline to take the first step towards an enriching career experience.