Closing Date: 15 September 2012

About the Practicals

  • A year of practical (1 Jan – 31 Dec) for Forestry students at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in George
  • 3 months is a structured practical (compulsory academic component) at the university. During this period, students receive an allowance for accommodation and meals
  • 9 months is an in-field assignment to a Forestry area within Mondi South Africa where the student fulfills requirements set by the university. During this period, students are provided with accommodation and a monthly meal allowance


  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Solid academic record for both 1st and 2nd semester modules in 1st year
  • Must have a Driver’s license
  • Preference will be given to HDSA (historically disadvantaged South African) students

Completed application forms must be submitted by no later than 15th September each year. The following application documents are necessary:

  • Motivational letter
  • Short Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of academic record
  • Certified copy of Identification Document and Driver’s license

How to Apply

Download Application Form