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iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority: Internships 2022

iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority invites applicants to apply for the Graduate / Internship Programme 2022.

Internship Application Closing Date: 29 December 2021

Internship Location: KwaZulu-Natal

iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority is inviting Unemployed Graduates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds to apply for Groen Sebenza Internship Programme 2022.

The initiative aims to provide these opportunities over the 27 months starting from January 2022 to the unemployed graduates primarily from previously disadvantaged backgrounds and pair them with experienced officials in the form of mentorship to learn, grow and eventually gain competence and confidence to embark on careers.

Internship monthly stipend values (no other benefits apply as these are internship positions)

  • Matriculants (or equivalent NQF level 5): R4 500.00
  • National Diploma completed (or equivalent to NQF 6): R6 500.00
  • Bachelor’s completed (or equivalent to NQF 7): R7 500.00
  • Honour’s completed (or equivalent to NQF 8): R8 500.00
  • Master’s completed (or equivalent to NQF 9): R10 000.00
  • PHD completed (or equivalent to NQF 10):R12000.00

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be an South African citizen
  • Must be unemployed
  • Must be in possesion of a relevant qualification (see below)

The following Internship Opportunities are open for applications:

Biodiversity Conservation Interns

Ref No: HR- 05/2021

PHD / MSc / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  • Environmental Management
  • Nature Conservation
  • Natural Sciences
  • or equivalent

Socio- Economic, Environment Development Interns

Ref No: HR- 06/2021

PHD / MSc / Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  • Socio Economic Studies
  • Community Facilitation
  • Community Development
  • Social Sciences
  • Public Management
  • Research Studies
  • or equivalent  

Tourism and Business Development Interns

Ref No: HR- 07/2021

PHD / MSc / Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  • Tourism Management
  • Business Development
  • Marketing equivalent 

Human Resource Interns

Ref No: HR- 08/2021

PHD / MSc / Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  • Human Resources Management

Information Technology Interns

Ref No: HR- 09/2021

PHD / MSc / Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  •  Information Communication Technology
  • or equivalent

Finance Interns

Ref No: HR- 10/2021

PHD / MSc / Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  • Accounting
  • Finance Management
  • or equivalent

Strategic Support Interns

Ref No: HR- 11/2021

PHD / MSc / Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  • Strategic Management
  • Public Administration
  • Business Administration
  • or equivalent

Risk Management Interns

Ref No: HR- 12/2021

PHD / MSc / Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  • Risk Management
  • or equivalent

Communications/ PR/Media Liaison Interns

Ref No: HR- 13/2021

PHD / MSc / Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  • Communications
  • PR
  • Media
  • Journalism
  • or equivalent

Health and Safety Interns

Ref No: HR- 14/2021

Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  • Health and Safety Management
  • or equivalent 

Infrastructure Management Interns

Ref No: HR- 15/2021

PHD / MSc / Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in:

  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural Civil Engineering
  • Project Management
  • or equivalent 

Administration / Secretarial Interns

Ref No: HR- 16/2021

Bachelor’s Degree / National Diploma in:

  • Administration
  • Secretarial
  • or equivalent.

Driver / Messenger Interns

Ref No: HR- 17/2021

  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License – Code 08 / Code 10 / Code 14.

Projects Management Interns

Ref No: HR- 18/2021

PHD / MSc / Honours / Degree / N Diploma  in: Projects Management


  • A demonstrated and clearly articulated commitment to the career of your choice 
  • A commitment to career development
  • Good leadership potential
  • The ability to function under pressure
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

NB.  If appointed outside the area of his/her residence, candidates must find their own accommodation and transportation considering that they will be earning a stipend.

How to apply

Documents Required: 

Attach the certified copies of the following documents:

  • Covering Letter/Motivation (indicate why you should be considered for the internship)
  • A recently certified copy of your ID
  • A recently certified copy of your qualifications
  • A recently certified copy of a valid driver’s license (if required)
  • CV of not more than 3 pages
  • Proof of address
  • Certification should not be older than 3 months.

Please note: Applicants are required to indicate the Programme and Reference number for the internship you are applying for.

Applications must be submitted via email to: recruitment-groensebenza@isimangaliso.com

Failure to adhere to the above instructions will result in your application not being considered.

Applicants who have not received any response within 60 days from the closing date should consider their applications unsuccessful. The appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity Policy and Employment Equity Plan of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority. People with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.

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