Department of Mineral Resources Offers Internship/Experiential learning

The Department of Mineral Resources offers internship/experiential learning opportunities to South African youth who wish to apply in the field that are in line with the departmental core business listed below.


Remuneration: The interns will receive a minimum stipend of R3861 per month.

Closing Date: 28 July 2017.

Applications are invited from N6/National diploma/degree/postgraduate candidates in the following disciplines/fields of study:



Submit your certified latest documents quoting the reference number as stated above.


  • Unemployed South African Graduates with a tertiary qualification in one of the above-mentioned fields of study and who have not been previously employed under any internship programme are invited to apply.
  • Applicants should not be above the age of 35 years.
  • Applications must be submitted on a fully completed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service department, stating the field for which you are applying (from the above list), reference number and province for placement, and attach a recently updated CV, as well as originally certified copies of matriculation certificate, qualification(s) certificate with academic transcripts (record), N6 certificate, three-year qualification and ID (certification should not be older than 3 months).Candidates wish to apply for internships/experiential learning outside their respective regions must be willing and able to find their own transportation and accommodation considering that they will not earn a salary, but only a stipend.

    Failure to submit the required documents, as well as applications received after the closing date will result in the application not being considered.

    Enquiries: Ms Nomvuyo Sam, tel. 012 444 3722 or Ms Rosina Manabile, tel. 012 444 3052.

    Duration: Successful candidates for Internship Programmes will be appointed on a 12 months contract, from 01 September 2017 to 31 August 2018 / Experiential Learning for 18 months contract.

    Persons appointed will be subjected to security clearance.

    Please forward your application to: The Director-General, Department of Mineral Resources, Private Bag X59, Arcadia, 0007 OR hand-deliver to Trevenna Campus, 70 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria, for attention of Ms Nomvuyo Sam.

    Note: Short-listed candidates will be subjected to an interview to determine their suitability. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

    If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

    Note: Coloured, Indian and White people as well as people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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