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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Human Wildlife Conflict internship at Lion Landscapes Tanzania


About Lion Landscapes:

Lion Landscapes is an international non-government organisation based in Iringa, Tanzania. We strive to reduce human wildlife conflict, especially with carnivores, and encourage peaceful coexistence. We believe that by working in the areas adjacent to protected areas we can initiate projects that bring benefits from the presence of the wildlife. This will help to reduce conflict between humans and wildlife while simultaneously assist the communities to meet their development needs.

Position description:

We have opportunities available for a two month internship for those interested in growing and developing their skills. Applicants should have a first degree from a recognized university, preferably in the subjects of zoology, botany, biology or related natural sciences. Activities will include monitoring and evaluation, field work and implementation, community outreach, education, and other activities.
Interns can expect to learn about camera traps, data management, conservation education, human wildlife conflict mitigation measures, and other topics.


  • Ability and desire to learn new things
  • Tanzanian citizen
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Computer literacy (particularly Microsoft Excel)
  • Good organisational skills
  • Enthusiasm for fieldwork
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • A passion for wildlife and conservation

Duration: This internship will be for two months.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position will be at a field camp in Iringa Region.

The position is unpaid though a small stipend will be provided and all travel costs will be reimbursed.

Start date: March 1st, 2023

How to apply

Please submit a cover letter and CV with full contact details of three referees to [email protected] by 20 February 2023.

Please write “Lion Landscapes Internship Application” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.