Wildlife Internship – Conservation in Ghana

September 18, 2023

Job Description

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of Ghana as you contribute to vital conservation efforts through our Wildlife Conservation Internship. Engage directly with the wonders of nature while playing a pivotal role in preserving Ghana’s rich biodiversity.

  • Location: Various natural reserves and conservation areas across Ghana
  • Duration: 1 week to 3 months, with the possibility for extensions based on performance and mutual agreement
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday, dedicating 7 hours/day to conservation activities
  • Goals:
    • Biodiversity Conservation: Play a role in safeguarding the rich biodiversity of the region
    • Community Engagement: Engage with local communities to foster a culture of conservation
    • Research and Monitoring: Assist in critical research and monitoring initiatives to inform conservation strategies


In this role, you will immerse yourself in a range of conservation activities that safeguard the natural heritage of Ghana:

  • Habitat Restoration:
    • Planting Initiatives: Engage in tree planting and habitat restoration activities
    • Invasive Species Control: Assist in controlling invasive species that threaten native ecosystems
  • Wildlife Monitoring and Research:
    • Species Monitoring: Participate in wildlife monitoring, including tracking of individual species
    • Data Collection: Assist in data collection and analysis to inform conservation strategies
  • Community Outreach and Education:
    • Education Programs: Develop and deliver education programs to local communities
    • Awareness Campaigns: Launch awareness campaigns to foster a culture of conservation


As a prospective intern, you should come equipped with the following:

  • Background in Environmental Science or Biology: While not mandatory, a background in environmental sciences or a related field is highly beneficial
  • Physical Fitness: The role may require substantial physical activity, including fieldwork in diverse terrains
  • Passion for Conservation: A genuine passion for wildlife and conservation is vital

Application Process

To secure your spot in this enriching internship program, follow these simple steps:

To apply for this internship, start by creating your personal profile with Internship Matching. They will evaluate your profile to see if we are a good match for each other. If everything aligns, they will arrange a video call so we can have a more in-depth conversation and discuss the opportunity further. This streamlined process ensures a smooth and efficient experience for both parties.

Take the first step toward making a tangible difference in wildlife conservation. Be a part of a dynamic team working to safeguard Ghana’s rich natural heritage for future generations.