Mpumalanga Tourism Graduate Internship Programme 2023

Mpumalanga Tourism Graduate Internship Programme 2023 – For details about eligibility, requirements, available positions, application procedure – how to apply, application form PDF download, interview questions/schedules, etc.

Are you looking for internship programmes in South Africa? Do you have the basic requirements to apply for internship programmes? If yes, you are welcome to this page.

This page contains information about the latest internship programmes at Mpumalanga Tourism for 2023/2024 and how to apply.

An internship is a period of work experience offered by an organization for a limited period of time. It is typically undertaken by students and graduates looking to gain relevant skills and experience in a particular field. Employers benefit from these placements because they often recruit employees from their best interns, who have known capabilities, thus saving time and money in the long run.

Closing Date: 03 February 2023 at 16h00 (emailed and faxed applications will NOT be considered).

The Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme is a bridging into work programme funded to the value of R300m for  the next three years. GS Phase II aims to recruit 1050 unemployed graduates (Diploma – PhD level) and place  them nationally in different organisations (government and non-governmental) where they will be incubated  (trained and mentored) to further develop their competence and confidence in the management of  environment/biodiversity.

The programme goals 

  1. Enable workplace-based learning for graduates aimed at building and strengthening their capacity at various levels. 2. Creation of job opportunities and possible permanent placement beyond funding.
  2. Transformation and organizational strengthening – strengthen different organizational development aspects including  transformation in its totality, mentoring, proactive skills and planning to better respond to organizational mandates and other  national priorities.
  3. Research informed – through research, develop a ‘live’ skills intelligence system that will enable the sector to proactively plan for  skills development and track and trace the utilization of the developed skills.

Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) in partnership with The South African National Biodiversity Institute  (SANBI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for incubation in the following fields:

Geographical Information  Systems/Science 

Lydenburg (Biodiversity  Planner)

  • Diploma in GIS
  • Postgraduate Diploma in GIS



  • R6 082.00
  • R7 359.00
Environmental Science  

Lydenburg (EIA)

  • BSc in Environmental
  • Science/Bachelor of Science in  Environmental & Resources  Studies


R7 359.00



  • Bachelor of Science in  Environmental & Water Science


R7 359.00


Head Office

  • BSc in Zoology or Wildlife  Biology


R7 359.00

Veterinary Science  

Head Office (Wildlife  Management)

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science


R7 359.00


Head Office

  • BSc in Biological
  • Sciences/Botany/Plant
  • Science/Plant Ecology or  Conservation Biology


R7 359.00



  • National Diploma in Ornithology


R6 082.00

Wildlife Management  

Head Office (Wildlife  Management)

  • Diploma in Wildlife Management
  • Advanced Diploma in Wildlife  Management



  • R6 082.00
  • R7 359.00


o Must be a SA citizen.

o Young unemployed and *underemployed professionals between the ages of 18 and 35.

o Innovative, dynamic and creative

o A commitment to career development in the environmental/biodiversity sector.

o Must hold qualifications mentioned in table above

o People with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.

* Underemployed refers to youth employed in any sector than the one they studied for as per the above listed fields.

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

Qualification  Stipend 
Diploma  R6 082
BSc  R7 359
Honours  R8 697
MSc  R10 035
PHD  R12 035

Candidates holding higher qualifications than the ones stated in the above fields may apply, however  only remuneration stated per field will be applicable.

How Ot Apply

▪ Hand deliver an application letter, detailed CV, copy of qualification(s) and valid proof of residence to the above  mentioned Nature Reserves and at the MTPA Head Office Base Stations – Block J Office J8.

▪ Certified copies of ID not older than six (06) months from the date of certification will be required from ONLY  shortlisted candidates only.

▪ Applicants must indicate their preferred base station on the application letter.


▪ If you do not hear from us within thirty (30) days after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.  ▪ Correspondence will only be limited to short-listed candidates.

▪ For any enquiries you may contact: Bongani Vilane | Brilliant Khoza | Nomusa Hlekwayo at 013 – 065 0870 | |

Was this information helpful? Do you want to be notified when we publish new articles? If yes, don’t hesitate to like our page on Facebook for timely and latest updates

Leave a Reply