Founded in 1992 by Geologist Rowena Hay, Umvoto Africa is an earth sciences consultancy, specializing in environmental resource development, management and sustainability. Our name Umvoto, is the respectful word that Xhosa brides use for water. Key areas of our expertise are groundwater and mineral exploration, environmental planning, geo-hazard assessment and disaster risk management.

Umvoto Africa is BEE Level 1 certified and fully ISO9001-compliant in terms of quality management procedures.

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Umvoto’s Guide for applications for Interns, Learnerships and Experienced Staff

August 8, 2017

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Nelson Mandela’s International Day 2017

July 31, 2017

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Book Launch – The Mentor Within by Rosemary Shapiro-Liu

February 13, 2017

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End-of-year Christmas Hike and Picnic

January 19, 2017

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Field Trip Excursion for the 35th International Geological Congress

October 26, 2016

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Fives Football champions captained by Umvoto staff member Dylan Blake!

October 25, 2016

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Latest News

Umvoto’s Guide for applications for Interns, Learnerships and Experienced Staff

Application Guide

 

INTERNSHIPS

There are 3 kinds of internships offered at Umvoto.

Local Graduates: These interns embark on short term contracts that can be extended.  When permanent staff positions become available, these are usually filled by experienced interns. Applications are taken over two month windows twice a year.

International Graduates: Umvoto is a renowned location for international graduates to work for different periods on a voluntary basis.  The experience they gain is acknowledged by different intern agencies and academic institutes and they bring an enthusiasm and multiculturalism to the team of interns.… Read the rest