Salary: Minimum stipend of R3 850 per month

Please follow these guidelines when applying:

Requirements: A National Diploma/degree/Honours/Master’s in the following disciplines/fields of study:

Station No of interns Ref No Qualification
Head Office


DMR01INT • Geology • Mining Engineering • Environmental Science • Environmental Engineering • Engineering: Chemical/Metallurgy • Purchasing • Logistics • HRM• HRD • Internal Auditing • Accounting • IT • Computer Science • LLB


DMR02INT • Geology/Metallurgy • Social Science (Development Studies) • LLB


DMR03INT • Town Planning/Development Studies • Geology/Mining/Mine Survey • LLB


DMR04INT • Geology/Mining/Mining Engineering/Mine Surveying • Social Science (Development Studies) • LLB
Free State


DMR05INT • Environmental Science/Management • Mining Engineering/Mine Survey • Geology • LLB
Northern Cape


DMR06INT • Town Planning/GIS • Mining Engineering/Geology
Eastern Cape


DMR07INT • BSc Environmental Science/Management • Geology/BCom Economics • LLB
Western Cape


DMR08INT • Social Science (Development Studies) • Mining Engineering/BCom Economics/Geology/Mine Surveying • LLB
North West


DMR09INT • Geology • GIS


DMR10INT • Environmental Science/Management • Social Science (Community Development)• Mining Engineering/Mine Survey • Geology
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The following key competencies are also essential: Skills: • Report writing • Verbal and written communication. Creativity: • Innovative • Articulate • Good listener • Ability to work in a team.

Applications must be accompanied by a fully completed Z83, stating the field applied for and the province, and attaching a recent, updated CV as well as certified copies of qualifications, academic transcripts (academic record) of relevant 3-year and ID.

Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

Applications will only be considered from South African citizens aged between 18 and 35 years who have not previously taken part in any internship programme. People with disabilities will be given preference. Please take note that no applications received after the closing date will be considered. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to an interview to determine their suitability. All qualifications are subject to verification.

Successful candidates will be appointed on a 12-month contract, from 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013. The appointed persons will be subjected to security clearance.

Enquiries: Ms Nomvuyo Sam, tel. (012) 444-3722.

Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which you saw this advertisement, to: The Director-General, Department: Mineral Resources, Private Bag X59, Arcadia 0007, for attention: Ms Nomvuyo Sam, or deliver by hand at the Travenna Campus, 70 Meintjies Street, Sunnyside.

Please note: It is each applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide the Department with the evaluation results. Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

Short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 months of the closing date mentioned. Applicants who have not been contacted during this period may regard their applications as unsuccessful.

Closing date: 9 December 2011



  • Nkosinathi says:

    i have a three years diploma in accounting and i don`t think it is enough
    for me to get the job that i need . to more expirienced people please
    do send an advise .

  • thokozani says:

    i here apply for the finance vacancy.2years expierence in bookkeeping and accounts

    • admin says:

      My friend,

      I have a big problem with people who don’t read. Could you follow the instruction on post on how to apply?