Conservation Internship

Apply now to immerse yourself in wildlife conservation for 4 weeks!
Group Y4AW
Our wildlife conservation internships take place over a 4-week period in the African bush at a cost of $5500 per person. The next internship program is from 17 July to 13 August 2017 and will take place in designated wildlife conservancies or national parks over a 4-week period under the guidance of our Project Director who is completing his Master’s degree in Conservation Science and various experienced wildlife field rangers.

Black Mambas copyInternship activities include daily safari game drives (2 –3 hours in the morning and 2-3 hours in the late afternoon/early evening) as well as:

  • Daily journaling of activities with weekly articles for submission to the Y4AW blog. 
  • Assignment of daily tasks based on proficiency in social media, copywriting, blogging, photography and filmmaking.
  • Filming/ photography /research on a daily basis (note: not all participants will be required to use the supplied broadcast film camera, depending on experience and proficiency).
  • Aspects of wildlife conservation (mostly focused on elephant, rhino, and lion conservation)
  • Exclusive visits to the world’s first rhino orphanage http://therhinoorphanage.co.za/, where you will be required to assist with the orphans on some days.
  • Introduction to social media marketing and enhancing your photographic skills 
  • In big enough groups, collaring elephants for scientific research with GPS tracking collars
  • Rural youth educationKNP with Genl Jooste
  • Departure from Johannesburg, South Africa to the bush camp on 17 July 2017
  • You have to bring your own laptop, DSLR camera, external hard drives.
  • We provide photographic and filmmaking training!

Apply now by completing the application form below and send us your CV to: dex@youth4africanwildlife.org and fortunate@youth4africanwildlife.org

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Whiteriver Mpumalanga South Africa

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