Interns & Volunteers

Interns & Volunteers

African Insight Academy internships are an opportunity for students, as well as anyone looking for a travel experience with a purpose, to gain unique exposure to current concepts and principles of wildlife conservation and ecology within a South African context. Led by experienced mentors this programme provides hands-on experience in many different facets of wildlife conservation. Our programmes are one, two or three months. Participants will leave with knowledge and skills gained from practical experience across a wide range of conservation management and ecological research activities. Internships are designed to inspire, educate and empower and are invaluable to students seeking to make informed decisions regarding a conservation / wildlife career, looking for an opportunity for fieldwork for an academic dissertation or to gain valuable experience to include in their resume.

Aim our internship has been specifically designed to provide a means for young international students, looking to pursue a career in conservation, a unique opportunity to be exposed to current concepts and principles of conservation and ecology within a South African context. Led by experts in both conservation and ecology, this programme will provide useful insight to the many different fields of conservation and ecology that will enable students to make a more informed decision with regard to the next step of their career. They will leave with knowledge and skills gained from practical and theoretical study, across a wide range of conservation management and ecological research modules.

The internship is designed to inspire, educate and empower international students who seek exposure to conservation and ecology specifically within a Southern African context.

Objectives

  • Provide an academically stimulating program that incorporates both theoretical and practical components
  • Cover an array of current and relevant concepts and principles in conservation and ecology
  • Efficiently managed syllabus to maximise time and work load management, keeping the students constructively occupied without allowing them to be over or underworked
  • A unique opportunity to experience a relevant and applicable insight into conservation and ecology, in a dynamic, fun and exciting way

Modules: All modules consist of both practical and theoretical components, which involve lectures presented by the module facilitators and students, discussion and debate sessions, and practical application of concepts.

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10-day Ranger “Lite” Course Wildlife bush skills Meals and accommodation included Return transfers included 2018 Game Ranger Lite Course