The ALERT Internship Program has been created to provide graduates and skilled individuals with unrivalled opportunities to experience the complexities and challenges involved in working for a non-governmental organisation in Africa.
The Program has been designed to incorporate individuals from all walks of life. Whether you are a graduate looking to gain behind-the-scenes experience in conservation field work; a teacher seeking an opportunity to use your skills to help under-privileged children or a vet nurse who wants a chance to work with some of Africa’s iconic wildlife, then ALERT can give you the chance to fulfil your dreams of working in Africa.
Explore our life-changing programs here:
Focus on the day to day welfare, care and management of the lions in stage one of the African Lion Rehabilitation & Release into the Wild Program
What your day-to-day role will be will depend on your particular interests and experience. Before arrival we will discuss with you how best to fit your skills with the project's needs to ensure both parties benefit from your time at the project
TEACHING IN AFRICA
Working alongside staff at schools and orphanages, both urban and rural, in the areas around our program sites
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION RESEARCH
Work closely with our technicians on the collection and analysis of data
RESEARCH IN THE COMMUNITY
Work closely alongside our community and research staff to implement and assess our community projects, and develop new initiatives
WILDLIFE VIDEOGRAPHY & PHOTOGRAPHY
A perfect introduction to wildlife filmmaking and photography in Africa
FUNDRAISING & MARKETING
Be involved in all aspects of promoting the activities of the charity and its partners
Focus on providing a conservation based curriculum to both adult students and community children
Work closely with the team to ensure that our guests are satisfied with their visit
If you have a skill or have specific experience that is not covered by our published options, but which you feel can assist ALERT to meet our objectives then we will consider your application.
NOTE: If you are looking to use data collected during your stay at the program for a university course or thesis, please refer to our facilitated research program instead.