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Intern with the South African Shark Conservancy

Intern with the South African Shark Conservancy – positions available!

SASC is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the conservation and sustainable utilisation of marine resources through research, education and outreach.  Since its inception in 2007, SASC has developed partnerships with academic and conservation organisations around the globe, and has become well-known in South Africa for its inclusive and holistic approach to conservation and management initiatives.

SASC offers interns the opportunity to become involved in a unique and exciting approach to marine conservation. Interns may be involved in field research, outreach and educational programmes as well as desktop studies and organisational development projects. Our research and outreach projects are specifically designed to promote a well-rounded approach to conservation, working with various fishing sectors, research institutes and governmental organisations.  

To ensure that you get the most out of your experiences, SASC accepts no more than four interns per month. We are looking for interns with a biological background or interest in shark biology and conservation for a period of one to three months.  Join our internship programme and gain valuable insight into the conservation management of sharks and other living marine resources.

If you interested in joining our team and would like more details and an application form, please send an email to Please refer to our website or join our Facebook group for more details about our current projects and events.