Experiential learning /work-integrated learning (horticulture)


SANBI has a six-month work-integrated learning opportunities are available at their Walter Sisulu, Pretoria and KwaZulu-Natal national botanical gardens from 1 July 2015 – 31 December 2015.

Students will gain hands-on experience in horticulture and have a garden / living collection project for the duration of their programme.

This will be in the form of an area in the garden / collection that is already developed and requires on-going maintenance and improvement. Students will be solely responsible for all the propagation, maintenance, soil preparation, planting and labelling of the section, in consultation with their mentor.

Who is eligible to apply?

Requirements: Second and third year (registered) South African students who study horticulture (National Diploma) are urged to apply. Students must be passionate about horticulture, enthusiastic and eager to learn.


Stipend offered: R3 000.00 per month. No benefits apply.


1 July 2015 – 31 December 2015.


Please complete the application form.

Application should include a full CV, certified copy of ID, academic record, a letter of reference (academic), your goals while training at SANBI and your letter of interest in applying for the programme.

Submit completed application and a letter of motivation to students@sanbi.org.za Subject: work-integrated learning 2015.

Positions available (please select only one on the attached application form):

Walter Sisulu NBG, Roodepoort, Gauteng – 2 student positions

Pretoria NBG, Pretoria, Gauteng – 2 student positions

KwaZulu-Natal NBG, Pietermaritzburg, KZN – 2 student positions

Location: KwaZulu-Natal, Pretoria, Walter Sisulu

Closes: 15 May 2015 – 4:30pm

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