Internships

Objectives - aims procedure    
Status of availability
Purpose and objectives 
Allowance / stipend
Procedure and information to apply
 
 

 

 

DFFE annual internship intake availability status

 

Applications for the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environmet's (DFFE) 2022 Internship Programme intake are closed. No late applications will be considered. Internship intake opportunities for unemployed graduates who wish to partake in the twenty-four (24) months programme are advertised every year through the national newspapers, this website and social media platforms belonging to the department. The department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is the intention of the DFFE to promote representivity (race, gender and disability). Persons living with disability are therefore encouraged to apply. The departmental recruitment and selection processes apply. 

 

Purpose and Objectives
 

Purpose

The department offers internships to previously disadvantage South African students; the purpose of the programmes is to establish an effective system for continuous development of skilled and experienced candidates for future appointments and mobility in both the public and private sector.

Overview

The DFFE  Internship Programme seeks to achieve the following objectives:

  • Enhance youth development and employability
  • Develop a culture of high quality lifelong learning within DFFE
  • Foster skills transfer (through coaching) from DFFE's permanent staff to interns

 

Allowance / stipend 

 

Based on detemination for 2022 intake: successful applicants receive a stipend / allowance of R6,083.70 per month.

 

Procedures and information to apply
 

Who is eligible to apply?

Eligible candidates must have completed at least a three (3) year formal qualification from a recognised higher education institution in the fields of study outlined below:

 

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Important information to note
Wester Cape | Eastern Cape | Free State | KwaZulu-Natal Limpopo | Mpumalanga | Northern Cape | North West 
GAUTENG
Pretoria (Head Office)
Qualification / field of study Ref. number(s)
Will be available once a new call for applications  is initated by the DFFE.
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Eco Tourism / Nature Conservation / Environmental Science / Environmental Management  
Heritage and Cultural Studies / Heritage Management / Archaeology / Heritage Science Conservation  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management  
Wildlife Management / Nature Conservation / Environmental Management  
Environmental Science (Water Science / Ecology & Conservation / Aquatic Ecology)  
Environmental Science / Natural Science / Nature Conservation (Botany / Zoology / Ecology)  
Integrated Water Resource Management / Environmental Science / Environmental Management  
Environmental Science / Natural Science (Biology / Entomology / Biotechnology / Microbiology)  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management (Biology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Botany)  
Environmental Science / Natural Science (Hons) (Conservation Biology / Botany / Zoology)  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management / Natural Science  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management / Natural Science (Hons)  
Chemical Engineering / Process Engineering / Chemistry and Engineering / Environmental Engineering  
Environmental and Energy Studies / Climate Change Modeling  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management / International Relations / Studies  
Atmospheric Science / Air Quality / Meteorology / Climatology  
Supply Chain Management / Logistics Management / Purchasing Management  
Public Finance / Accounting / Financial Management / Taxation  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Travel and Tourism Management / Tourism Administration / Tourism Management  
Labour Relations / Industrial Relations  
Human Resource Development / Management of Training / Human Resource Management  
Media Studies / Journalism / Communication / Public Relations  
Events Management / Public Relations  
Environmental Education / Events Management / Project Management  
Brand Management / Brand Communication & Marketing / Public Relations  
Web Design / Software Development / IT Systems Development  
Property Management / Facilities Management / Project Management  
Information Technology (IT) (Business Analysis / Software Development / IT Support)  
Graphic Design / Communication Design / Visual Communication  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management  
Environmental Engineering / Chemical Engineering / Chemistry and Environmental Science  
Soil Science / Geohydrology / Toxicology / Geology / Chemistry (Hons)  
Environmental Management (Waste Management / Environmental Economics / Environmental Law)  
Business Administration / Business Management / Project Management  
Environmental Management (Waste Management)  
Environmental Management (Waste Information Management / Waste Policy / Regulations)  
Chemistry and Environmental Science  
Information Science / Knowledge Management / Records Management / Library & Info Management  
Human Resource Development / Management of Training / Youth Development  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management / Nature Conservation  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Development Studies / Environmental Science / Environmental Management  
Social Science / Development Studies / Statistics / Economics (Hons)  
Agricultural Economics / Agricultural Science / Economics (Hons)  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Forestry / Forestry and Wood Science  
Forensic Science / Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigation  
Internal Audit / Risk Management / Financial Management / Public Finance / Accounting  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Language Studies / Language Practice / Linguistics (isiXhosa / Sesotho)  
Bachelor of Laws / LLB  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Chemical Engineering / Process Engineering / Chemistry and Engineering / Environmental Engineering  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management / Nature Conservation  
Bachelor of Laws / LLB (Hons)  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management  

WESTERN CAPE
Cape Town | Knysna

Qualification / field of study Ref. number(s)
Will be available once a new call for applications  is initated by the DFFE.
Environmental Science / Environmental Management / Natural Science (Marine / Coastal Management)
 
Oceanography / Marine Biology / Zoology (Fish Research / Microplastics)  
Marine Biology / Environmental (GIS / Zoology / Top Predators / Biological Statistics / R Programming)  
Zoology / Marine Biology / Modelling & Statistics (Marine Mammals / Population Dynamics / Statistics)  
Environmental Science / Natural Science (GIS / Spatial Modelling / Biological Statistics)  
Oceanography / Oceans Science / Chemistry / Biogeochemistry  
Environmental Science / Natural Science (Hons) (Zoology / Botany)  
Accounting / Economics / Sociology (Hons)  
Marine Science / Atmospheric Science / Oceanography (Hydrodynamic Modelling / Remote Sensing)  
Aquatic Science / Marine Science / Zoology (Estuarine Research)  
Biological Science / Marine Biology / Zoology with GIS (MSc)  
Biological Science / Marine Biology / Marine Science (Pico Phytoplankton-Microbes)  
Development Studies / Social Science / International Relations / Political Science / Project Management  
Electrical Engineering (Light Current)  
Marine Science / Oceanography / Oceans Science  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management / Natural Science  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Nature Conservation / Environmental Science / Criminology / Forensic Investigations / Policing  
Aquatic Science / Aquaculture / Environmental Science (Microbiology / Zoology / Botany)  
Animal Health / Agriculture (Animal Health) / Veterinary Technology  
Environmental Geography / Environmental Science / Environmental Management (Geography / GIS)  
Office Management / Public Management / Public Administration  
Aquatic Science / Aquaculture / Inland Fisheries Management (Hons)  
Fisheries Management / Natural Science  
Accounting / Financial Management / Public Finance / Taxation / Auditing / Risk Management  
Agricultural Economics / Economics  
Communications / Public Relations / Brand Communication & Marketing  
Oceanography / Marine Science / Environmental Science / Environmental Management  
Aquaculture / Fisheries Management / Agricultural Science  
Biological Science / Microbiology / Zoology (Animal Husbandry / Larval Rearing / Molecular Biology)  
Aquaculture / Aquatic Science / Itchyology / Zoology / Natural Science (Hons)  
Bachelor of Laws / LLB  
Forestry / Forestry and Wood Science  
Management Assistant / Public Management / Public Administration  
Supply Chain Management / Logistics Management / Purchasing Management  
Accounting / Financial Management / Public Finance / Taxation / Auditing / Risk Management  
Human Resource Development / Management of Training / Human Resource Management  
Brand Management / Brand Communication & Marketing / Public Relations  
Information Technology (IT) (Business Analysis / Software Development / IT Support)  
Graphic Design / Communication Design / Visual Communication  
Human Resource Management / Organisation and Resource Management / Industrial Psychology  
Travel and Tourism Management / Tourism Administration / Tourism Management  
Property Management / Facilities Management / Project Management  
Project Management / Public Administration / Public Management  
Environmental Science / Natural Science (Surface & Ground Water Hydrology / Environmental Law)  

EASTERN CAPE
Gqeberha | East London | Cofimvaba | Butterworth | Fort Beufort | Mthatha | Queenstown | Flagstaff

Qualification / field of study Ref. number(s)
Will be available once a new call for applications  is initated by the DFFE.
Biological Science / Environmental Science / Environmental Management  
Environmental Science / Natural Science / Nature Conservation (GIS / Botany / Biology)  
Civil Engineering / Environmental Engineering / Environmental Management  
Oceanography / Marine Science / Environmental Science / Environmental Management  
Forestry / Forestry and Wood Science  
Geographical Information System (GIS) / Geomatics / Geoinformatics  
Project Management / Public Administration / Public Management  

FREE STATE
Bloemfontein | QwaQwa

Qualification / field of study Ref. number(s)
Will be available when new call for applications  is initated by the DFFE.
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Environmental Science / Environmental Management / Nature Conservation  
Aquaculture / Aquatic Science / Itchyology / Zoology / Natural Science (Hons)  
Forestry / Forestry and Wood Science  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  

KWAZULU-NATAL
Durban | Pietermaritzburg | Port Shepstone

Qualification / field of study Ref. number(s)
Will be available once a new call for applications  is initated by the DFFE.
Oceanography / Marine Science / Environmental Science / Environmental Management  
Forestry / Forestry and Wood Science  
Human Resource Development / Management of Training / Human Resource Management  
Project Management / Public Administration / Public Management  

LIMPOPO
Polokwane | Sekhukhune | Vhembe | Makhado | Mopani | Greater Letaba

Qualification / field of study Ref. number(s)
Will be available once a new call for applications  is initated by the DFFE.
Aquaculture / Aquatic Science / Itchyology / Zoology / Natural Science  
Forestry / Forestry and Wood Science  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Horticulture / Horticultural Science  
Environmental Science / Management / Nature Conservation  
Human Resource Development / Management of Training / Youth Development  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Public Finance / Accounting / Financial Management / Taxation  

MPUMALANGA
Mbombela

Qualification / field of study Ref. number(s)
Will be available once a new call for applications  is initated by the DFFE.
Forestry / Forestry and Wood Science  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Human Resource Development / Management of Training / Youth Development  
Public Finance / Accounting / Financial Management / Taxation  

NORTHERN CAPE
Kimberley | Springbok | Upington

Qualification / field of study Ref. number(s)
Will be available once a new call for applications  is initated by the DFFE.
Environmental Science / Management / Biological Science  
Forestry / Forestry and Wood Science  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  

NORTH WEST
Mahikeng | Brits | Rustenburg | Potchefstroom | Zeerust | Koster | Vryburg | Greater Taung

Qualification / field of study Ref. number(s)
Will be available once a new call for applications  is initated by the DFFE.
Environmental Science / Environmental Management / Nature Conservation  
Geographical Information System (GIS) / Geomatics / Geoinformatics  
Human Resource Development / Management of Training / Youth Development  
Office Management / Public Management. / Public Administration  
Forestry / Forestry and Wood Science  


Instructions for order of application documents. [Applicable only once a new call for applications  is initated by the DFFE.]

NOTE: 2022 intake closed on 03 June 2022. The DFFE is currently not taking / accepting applications. This information is for advisory purposes only.

  • Applications must be completed on a new Z83 form. 
  • Attach a CV with more than one reference.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of an ID documents, qualifications, and recent academic transcripts / records.
  • Incomplete, e-mailed, faxed and late applications will not be considered.
  • If you have not heard from us, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Downloads: application form and advert:

» The advert and application form will be made available once a new call for applications has been initiated by the DFFE.

Enquiries and delivery of applications:

Pretoria:

By post: 
The Director-General | Internship Programme
Private Bag X 447
Pretoria
0001 

By hand:
Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment
Environment House 473
Steve Biko Street [Cnr Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road]
Arcadia
Pretoria.

 


For enquiries contact:

Joshua Moepya (Mr)
Tel: 012 399 8682
Cell: 067 417 3739

Mbongeni Mncube (Mr)
Tel: 012 399 8691
Cell: 066 156 0050

Dinilesizwe April (Mr)
Tel: 012 399 9415
Cell: 066 081 3461

 

Cape Town:

By post: 
Private Bag X 4390
Cape Town
8001

By hand:
Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment
63 Strand Street
13th Floor Nedbank Building
Cape Town.

 


For enquiries contact:

Sarah Mathunyane (Ms)
Tel: 021 814 8084
Cell: 067 417 3719

Mpho Beta (Mr)
Tel: 021 402 3368
Cell: 083 300 1842

 

 
Closing date: N/A at the moment [set to be available once new call for applications is initiated by the DFFE]
 
NOTE: The DFFE is currently not taking / accepting applications. This information is for advisory purposes only.
 
 
 
   

 

  

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