Environmental Management Internships in Africa

We’re excited to offer some exciting environmental internships! If you’re studying environmental sciences or a related field and are interested in doing an internship abroad, we have some great opportunities for you; internships with NGOs in Africa that focus on urban greening, food security, horticulture, and environmental education. As an intern with these environmental organizations, you’ll get a thorough understanding of their methods, goals, and operations, and an opportunity to put your skills into practice.

Through a well-structured and guided internship that will meet your desired learning outcomes, you’ll get valuable work experience, as well as the opportunity to contribute to a worthwhile environmental cause. You’ll also get to live and work in a beautiful part of Africa!

Find a list of environmental management internships in Africa below, or get in touch to find out how to apply! 

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Environmental volunteer program

Applications open for 2021!

Environmental Volunteer Program

1 week (2021 dates TBC)

Garden Route, South Africa

Sustainable development, Eco-building, Landscape restoration

A unique event that allows you to plant trees, learn about eco-issues, and enjoy a forest setting.

Permaculture Internship

Open for applications

Permaculture Internship in Ghana

1-12 months

Techiman, Ghana

Permaculture, Organic Farming

Train local farmers, encourage income generation, and works to prevent deforestation.

NGO Management Internship

Open for applications

NGO Management Internship in Malawi

8-16 weeks

Nkhata Bay, Malawi

NGO Management, Fundraising, Marketing, Communications

Assist with the management of an NGO that supports permaculture clubs for school children,

Permaculture Internship

Open for applications

Permaculture Internship in Malawi

8-16 weeks

Nkhata Bay, Malawi

Permaculture, Organic Farming

Based in rural Malawi, help develop and run workshops for permaculture clubs in schools.

Urban greening internship

Open for 2021 applications

Urban Greening Internship At Environmental NGO

8-26 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Facilitation, Research, Reporting, Monitoring, Education, Tree planting

Gain field experience as part of projects that provide greening and eco-education in townships.

NGO Management and Organic Farming Internship

Applications open for 2021

NGO Management and Organic Farming Internship

8-26 weeks

Riebeek, South Africa

Organic farming, Permaculture, Programme Assistance

Be part of a charity that promotes organic agriculture in rural South African communities.

NGO Management Internship

Open for applications

NGO Management Internship in Johannesburg

8-26 weeks

Johannesburg, South Africa

Grant writing, fundraising, marketing, operations

Help with the overall management and development of this skill development charity.

UH-Food Security Internship

Applications open for 2021

Food Security and Urban Farming Internship

8-12 weeks

Cape Town, South Africa

Food security, urban farming, education

Help develop and manage food gardens and host eco-workshops at schools in townships.

Climate Change Academic Program

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Climate Change Academic Program

Fully customisable

Cape Town (South Africa), Livingstone (Zambia)

Climate change, Sustainability, Eco education

Customizable academic program exploring environmental issues in an African context.