Rio Tinto Graduate Programme 2018

At Rio Tinto you can explore and develop your personal and professional potential within one of the most dynamic and diverse companies in the world.

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Rio Tinto operates over 10 sites across Africa, with sites as far afield as South Africa and Madagascar, Namibia and Mozambique, employing a diverse workforce of 9,000 people in everything from extraction to administration to engineering. Just some of the many products we bring to the market each year include copper, bauxite, aluminium, uranium, diamonds, titanium minerals, zircon and pig iron.

An operation of this size is constantly looking for candidates with the talents and energy to join our enthusiastic and experienced team. That’s why we offer a range of Graduate Programmes and Student Placement opportunities across the region.

So if you think you’ve got what it takes to join a global leader in the mining and metals sector, apply today for an exciting tomorrow.

Our role is located in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Richards Bay. Richards Bay Minerals is a mineral sands producer extracting titanium-iron ore ilmenite as well as rutile and zircon. Successfully operating for over thirty years, RBM offers a scenic coastal lifestyle with great career opportunities through development, challenges and advanced technology. With a strong focus on the safety and wellbeing of our employees, this dynamic environment offers a long-lasting career

Applications are now open for those pursuing a career in Graduate Geologist

Minimum requirements:

  • Completed B.Sc. Honours Geology
  • Driver’s License

Our graduate programme is designed to develop our future management and technical leaders. From day one you’re treated as a professional in training. The work you’re given is real. The challenges you’re set are real. The support and mentoring are real. And so are the respect and rewards you earn along the way. We’ll expect a lot from you too. Commitment, passion, perseverance and respect for others, just for starters.

If this sounds like a challenge you would relish, you can look forward to:

  • Excellent support, through training, coaching and development
  • Constant acquisition of practical new knowledge and skills
  • Working with diverse people from different cultural backgrounds
  • Real, challenging, varied and exciting work
  • The tools, knowledge and skills you need to go further

The following information must accompany your application:

  • A brief statement explaining why you have chosen this particular field of study
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of Identity Document
  • Certified copies of Matric Certificate
  • Certified copies of Statement of Results for Degree

Who can apply?

Graduates who have completed B.Sc. Honours in Geology
Graduates with less than two years relevant experience

Closing Date: 21 February 2018

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This role is subject to occupational health and safety assessment as part of the Rio Tinto Management Services procedures.
Please ensure you answer all pre-screening questions and complete the full application process

Communication Internship at MSF 2018

Doctors without Borders (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation committed to two objectives: providing medical assistance to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion, natural and man-made disasters; and speaking out about the plight of the populations assisted.

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MSF has provided antiretroviral treatment for people living with HIV and AIDS since 2000, starting in Thailand, South Africa and Cameroon. Today MSF supports treatment for over 230,000 people living with HIV in 19 countries, with a focus on free quality care, including innovative approaches to testing and linkage to treatment, improved adherence support, differentiated models of care and the prevention and treatment of advanced HIV.

Within the HIV environment, MSF advocates for continued equitable funding of and support to the HIV response .
Overall, MSF has projects in more than 70 countries, including South Africa, where MSF continues to pilot new strategies to scale up testing and access to treatment for HIV and TB while addressing the medical consequences of sexual violence.
Production & dissemination of communications materials
The MSF Field Communications Manager for South Africa and MSF Communications Advisor for Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa and Zimbabwe and HIV oversee the development, production and dissemination of a range of communications materials in support of MSF’s medical projects in the region and global HIV advocacy objectives. Outputs include videos, infographics, photo packages, articles and press releases, which are shared with the MSF network (for dissemination via their platforms), media contacts and internally within MSF.
The @MSF_HIV Twitter account
The @MSF_HIV twitter account, currently at nearly 3000 followers, was started in April 2016 and positions itself as “the main hub for MSF’s work in 19 Middle & Lower Income countries, plus HIV-related operational research, views and more.”
The account aims to be a tool for the MSF movement to build general visibility on MSF’s HIV and related interventions, while supporting MSF’s leverage communications around HIV, with positioning around key events and issues. The account, which is managed by the MSF Communications Advisor, has access to a wide network of MSF projects and operational staff, from which a wide range of material can be sourced and developed.
Role Purpose
The Communications Assistant Intern would provide a range of support to the Field Communications Manager and Communications Advisor, including
Support to the Field Communications Manager
The Communications Assistant Intern would provide practical support to the Field Communications Manager on local production and collecting of communications materials, as well as any other communications tasks as requested.

Support on the @MSF_HIV Twitter account
The Communications Assistant will support the Communications Advisor to raise online visibility, awareness and engagement around MSF’s HIV-related activities and positioning using the @MSF_HIV account. The Intern will play a key role in all aspects of the account, and will proactively identify and produce elements appropriate for sharing with selected audiences.
The role will also play a part in the ongoing development and deployment of the @MSF_HIV account strategy. The Social Media Intern reports to the Communications Advisor, who will ensure necessary training and supervision and will be based with the South African Medical Unit in Observatory, Cape Town.

Purpose of the job: Supporting MSF’s operational communications staff based in Cape Town, South Africa on related tasks, with two main focus areas
Support to the Field Communications Manager and Communications Advisor, including on production and dissemination of communications materials
Assisting in the growth and engagement of the @MSF_HIV account, by identifying relevant networks and new areas of growth. The role will include elements of production, design and dissemination.

Support to the Field Communications Manager
Assist the Field Communications Manager on local content production and material collection, including coordination of itineraries, researching and working with service providers, contacting and briefing subjects, as well as writing, editing and design where possible.
Assist the Field Communications Manager on additional communications tasks, including monitoring of local media and social media, translation, reporting and internal communications.

Support on the @MSF_HIV Twitter account
Support to the Communications Advisor on the following tasks:
Media monitoring – using @MSF_HIV, List_servs, mailing lists, Google search terms and newsletters, conduct daily monitoring of key HIV organisations, key search terms, and HIV related info; flag stories with HIV Advocacy / Comms team
Engagement – build and maintain proactive engagement with followers who like, retweet or quote @MSF_HIV
Content development – support the Communications Advisor in producing, sourcing, developing or repurposing existing HIV related MSF content for sharing via @MSF_HIV
Maintaining contacts, lists – research, identify and follow Twitter handles of key contacts and networks
Reporting – track and regularly report on the @MSF_HIV account, including engagement rates, influence

Studies in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or similar field.
Solid understanding of communications processes and approaches
Good working knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, related Apps & other social networking tools & platforms.
Experience in using social media monitoring tools
Ability to coordinate and organise effectively
Proactive and flexible approach to work, and ability to work well within a team.
Excellent verbal and written proficiency in English.
An interest in humanitarian, HIV and global health issues.
Awareness of best industry practice.

Highly desirable
Understanding of and interest in humanitarian aid, health, HIV and TB
Experience in managing social media accounts and/or campaigns
Experience in shooting, editing mobile and standard video, photos
Basic design and layout experience, including on InDesign
Spoken, written Xhosa

Personal Attributes
Ability to work independently, as part of a team and interdepartmentally
Strong organisational skills with the ability to carry out different tasks simultaneously and to prioritise time and resources accordingly whilst maintaining an overview of all activity
Good interpersonal, team-working and negotiation skills
A positive mental attitude, persistence and the desire to learn
The ideal candidate for this role will be hard working and fast learning
A creative, out-of-the-box thinker

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Please CLICK HERE TO APPLY by 13th February 2018.
Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Norcros SA Graduate Opportunity 2018

Norcros SA manufactures and supplies innovative quality products to the construction industry, focusing on tiles, tile adhesives, bathroom ware, taps, accessories and construction chemicals.

Norcros SA consists of three established brands: Johnson Tiles, TAL, and Tile Africa. For more information about our brands.

Norcros SA has a long and successful track record across our brands, serving both retail and commercial customers. Our emphasis is on giving an exceptionally customer experience, and we invest in our people and processes accordingly.

Kick start your career with a reputable company.

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Apply for a graduate internship with us in the below listed disciplines:

– Information Systems
– Occupational Health
– Quality Management
– New Product Design
– Civil Engineering

Fully completed Degree with a minimum average result of 65%

Location Olifantsfontein

Closing Date: 14/02/2018


Smollan Internship Opportunity 2018

Smollan is an international retail solutions company that delivers growth for retailers and brand owners across five continents through leading solutions in field sales and retail execution, activation, information and technology.

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To provide administrative HR support to the relevant business unit(s), including recruitment, performance management, training and development, IR and general HR administration and reporting.
Relevant HR-related degree / diploma
1. Effective recruitment, selection and on boarding administration
Schedule and co-ordinate interviews (as required)
As required, assist with drawing up Letters of Offer and completion of Engagement Packs
Liaise with line to co-ordinate induction and training for new hires

2. Effective performance management and training and development administration (as required in role)
Capture scores (for required levels) and consolidate scorecard reporting
As required in role, book training on system and co-ordinate training reporting
Prepare training letters and communicate training logistics to delegates (as required)
Follow-up on non-attendance and communicate to appropriate parties (as required)
As required, inform learners of classes, ensure attendance and follow-up on non-attendance

3. Effective IR administration
On behalf of the BU HR Manager, send telegrams to employees who have absconded and follow-up on sent telegrams until process is completed
Update and check weekly telegram template / report
Assist with notification of disciplinary enquiries to employees on behalf of BU HR Manager
Organize chair people and logistics for hearings and ensure all details have been properly communicated and confirmed with relevant parties
Ensure all disciplinary documentation is filed in the individual’s IR file
Capture all warnings on relevant system (as required)
Follow-up with CCMA weekly on progress and status of cases (as required)

4. Effective general administration, data management and reporting
As required, check payroll information and send through to Payroll within agreed deadlines and follow-up on any queries and outstanding issues
Request UIF documentation from Payroll for terminated employees and those on maternity leave
Process medical aid applications (as required)
Submit death claims to Benefits
Assist HR Officer to process all benefits claims and follow-up to ensure resolution
Check and consolidate HR reports
Assist HR Officers with ad hoc deadlines and reports
Ensure proper filing, document management and good house-keeping
Perform regular HR audits of personnel files as required
Update notice board with staff announcements or any pertinent HR issues

5. Effective teamwork and self-management
Proactively develop own skills and knowledge of relevant best practice and ensure appropriate skills and knowledge transfer
Actively and consistently maintain high standards of professionalism in all aspects of personal presentation and delivery
Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained including meeting all deadlines.
Ensure data integrity of all reports to client and management
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change
Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to

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Junior and Pre-Preparatory Internship at St Martin 2018

St Martin’s School offers the best in Christian-based education. Our purpose is to develop socially mature, family oriented people equipped to interact successfully with their environment.

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We have a Junior and Pre-Preparatory Internship.

Successful applicants will:
Either have to already be studying Education part-time or be prepared to register for an appropriate teaching degree through Unisa
Seek to become a teacher in the ECD / Foundation Phase
Be able to work successfully in a team
Be willing to contribute to the co-curricular programme of the school
Be given excellent grounding in the fundamentals of teaching
Be able to identify with the value system of the school and support its ethos; as being a Church School, staff are expected to attend chapel, assemblies and prayers. The Christian ethos is an integral part of daily school life.
St Martin’s Preparatory School is the Junior Department of St Martin’s School founded in 1958. It is an Anglican Church School tracing its origins back to the foundation of St Agnes School in 1908, and St Peter’s Priory and College in 1911.

Applications should be submitted via email, together with a covering letter, CV, relevant testimonials and the names and addresses of two contactable references to The Headmaster, Mr M Chalmers, at the address Mrs M Myburgh, Deputy Head at Tel: (011) 435-0380/1Closing date: Friday 9 February 2018.
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Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us by 16 February, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Senior Primary Assistant Internship Opportunity at Wembley 2018

Wembley College is a leading, English Medium, co-educational, independent school situated on a beautiful campus amongst the rolling hills of Greytown in the KwaZulu Natal Midlands.

An hour from Pietermaritzburg and an hour from Ballito makes for an ideal ‘country school’ within easy striking distance of a Central Business District and the warm KwaZulu Natal coast.

Founded in 1997, the school enters candidates for the Cambridge Examinations that are set externally and recognised world wide. We are seeking to fill the following internships as from 17 April 2018.


The successful candidate should:

  • Be willing to study part-time to obtain a professional degree
  • Be willing to do boarding establishment duties for girls
  • Be a life-long learner, and be adaptable and resilient
  • Display excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively with dynamic colleagues
  • Be willing to contribute extensively to the school’s rich extra-mural programme
  • Identify with and support the Christian values of the school
  • Music will be to the candidates advantage
  • The candidate must be able to identify with and support the values of Wembley College;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Have a clear understanding and acceptance of Independent School practice;
  • Have boundless enthusiasm and the ability to form warm and caring relationships with the pupils;
  • Have a desire to participate fully in the social, cultural and extra mural programme;

A letter of application, accompanied by a full CV and the names of three referees should be submitted before 23rd February 2018 to: The College Head, Wembley College or via email to


Private Bag X5606, Greytown 3250, South Africa

(033) 413 2677

The appointment of candidates is at the sole discretion of Wembley College. Only suitably qualified candidates will be considered. An application will not necessarily entitle the applicant to an interview.

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Only short listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from Wembley College within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful in your application.

Project Management Internship at Liquorice Digitas LBi 2018

We are one of South Africa’s leading full-service digital agencies, delivering best-in-class strategy, creative, and technology, as well as the South African office of the international digital agency Digitas Lbi. We work with some of the country’s leading brands including Unilever, Distell, Pioneer Foods, Sanlam.

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We are experts in the full range of digital disciplines including the web, mobile, social, CRM and SEO/SEM. The agency is young, dynamic and growing rapidly and we are constantly looking for great digital professionals who really want to make a major impact on the digital landscape.

We are seeking a project management intern to work alongside our web producers.

Position summary:

You will be will be assisting and learning from our web producers who are responsible for the daily resourcing and implementation of SCRUM for various client projects that include website CMS builds, mobile application development, microsite campaigns and more.

Finally, interns have the opportunity to drive and innovate on internal Liquorice social culture, planning weekly social events for the whole agency.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Three x check-ins with resources daily
  • Getting actual hours from resources on jobs
  • Making sure resources are logging time on chase
  • Making sure resources are updating tickets with status by COB
  • Sending each Accounts team daily lists of what they have in the system for the day
  • Administration:
  • Undertaking administrative tasks (filing, emails, document storage, research)
  • Costing briefs
  • Purchase Orders


  • Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills (essential)
  • Excellent command of the English language, both written and verbal
  • A complete understanding of the digital process
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Military-like organisational and time management skills
  • Multitasking skills and the ability to very comfortably juggle multiple projects
  • Ability to recommend and define processes to continuously improve the business
  • Ability to understand a client’s business and project requirements
  • A team player with good interpersonal skills to deal with various personalities
  • A passion for the online industry a true digital enthusiast!


  • Degree/diploma in project management

Location: Cape Town

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If you are interested in applying for this great opportunity, please send your CV to using the reference, Project Management Intern.Please do not send any additional documentation.Please note we reserve the right to freeze or not hire in the role.Should you not receive a response from us within three weeks of your application, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful.

Tourism KwaZuluNatal Internship Opportunity

Tourism KwaZuluNatal, a statutory authority responsible for the promotion, marketing, and development of tourism in KwaZuluNatal, is offering an internship programme to unemployed and newly-qualified graduates who require experiential training.

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Applications are invited from candidates who have completed a degree or three (3) year diploma in the following field:

  • Graphic Design

Photography Requirements:

  • Applicants must be living in KwaZulu-Natal and must be between the ages of 18 and 35.
  • Applicants must be unemployed.


Applicants must be computer literate, must have a desire to learn, master and apply essential skills, display attention to detail, able to communicate professionally in English and be able to work at an above average speed.

The right not to make an appointment is reserved, and if no communication is received within eight weeks of the closing date, please regard your application as having been unsuccessful.

Tourism KwaZuluNatal, a statutory authority responsible for the promotion, marketing, and development of tourism in KwaZuluNatal, is offering an internship programme to unemployed and newly-qualified graduates who require experiential training.

To apply please submit your CV, a letter motivating for the position, certified copies of all qualifications and identity document, to, or hand deliver to Tourism KwaZulu-Natal, 2nd Floor, Ithala trade center building, Point Waterfront.

Enquiries: Michelle Thavar/Mphathiswa Golodza at (031) 366 7500

CLOSING DATE: 12 February 2018

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Please note: The right not to make an appointment is reserved, and if no communication is received within eight weeks of the closing date, please regard your application as having been unsuccessful.


Nestlé Internship Programme 2018

At Nestlé we have a truly global environment that brings new perspectives to every challenge and opportunity. Many of our managers and senior leaders started their career at Nestlé as graduates.

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Our entry-level positions have some common characteristics such as individual responsibility and autonomy.

While you’ll benefit from best-in-class training, you’ll need the drive to make the most of our formal development programmes, and on-the-job training.

The Nestlé Internship Programme is a highly sought after programme that sees in excess of 6000 applications per year.

Interns are taken through a 12-month rotational development programme that provides an introduction to the working world of Nestlé, as well as a strong foundation for further development.
Sales forms an integral part of any company. At Nestlé, we are continuously searching for the best Sales Interns to join our Nestle Sales Business Unit team and help us in achieving and maintaining our vision of being the “world’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company”.Graduates are invited to submit applications for the Internship Programme.

Key Requirements:
· An accredited Commercial Degree / Honours
· A valid Driver’s License is preferred
· Over 60% academic average
· Shows a drive to achieve ambitious performance objectives and quality standards
· Willing to take every opportunity to learn and grow
· South African Citizen only preferably EE candidates
Only candidates willing work in Johannesburg and Cape town need to apply

Candidate Profile:
· Good with people interaction
· Entrepreneurial
· Great communication skills
· Goal-driven
· Outgoing personality
· Hard-working
· Target-driven
· Go-getter
· Fast learner
· Passionate about Brands

Closing Date 16 February 2017


Please note that the Company will NOT pay relocation fees for this position.

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Preference will be given to candidates from the designated group and people with disabilities.

Imperial Internship Opportunity 2018

Imperial Holdings Limited is a JSE listed South African-based holding company, employing over 49 000 people in 33 mainly African and Eurozone countries, operating exclusively in the logistics and vehicle sectors.

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Interns are recruited annually from various tertiary institutions for participation in a structured Internship Programme. The rationale behind the programme is to increase skills within the company as well as the industry.

This programme also addresses succession planning and transformation objectives. This is a generic structured programme that assist companies to expose and develop the interns.
The internship programme is a 12 month programme and permanent employment upon the completion of the programme can not be guaranteed.Qualifications and Experience
• Completed tertiary qualification (Degree / Diploma) by a recognized tertiary institution
• Academic Average 60%
• Good computer skills
• Good communication skills
• Good interpersonal Skills
• Initiative and creative problem solving skills

Location: Bedfordview

Closing Date: 16 February 2018

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We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal candidates will be considered first before reviewing external applicants, provided that this supports achievement of our Employment Equity goals.