Learning Opportunities

BURSARY OPPORTUNITIES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF MINERAL RESOURCES - 2018

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is facilitating full time bursaries for the academic year 2021. Bursaries are available to South African Citizens that are financially needy and deserving applicants from rural areas as they are faced with limited access to opportunities. The bursary recipients should be studying towards mining related fields preferably in the following disciplines:

  • Chemical Engineering (Mineral Processing)
  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)
  • Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Health and Management
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering (Extractive)
  • Mining Engineering
  • Mining Survey

Please take note of the following:

  • 1.    Bursaries are available to South African Citizens that are financially needy and deserving applicants from rural areas as they are faced with limited access to opportunities.

     2.    These bursaries are aimed at enhancing transformation of the mining & minerals sector.

     3.    The bursary is only available to applicants who want to pursue their studies at a South African University or University of Technology.

    4.    First preference will be given to first year students and bursary is NOT available to applicants who wish to pursue a post-graduate qualification.

    5.    Please note that the bursary is for full time studies only and bursary agreements will only be entered into with successful applicants for the 2021 academic year who will register for full time studies.  It will be required of successful applicants to provide confirmation of being unemployed at the time of signing the bursary agreement.

  • 6.    The awarding of the bursary is the sole discretion of the DMRE, and communication will only be entered into with the pre-selected candidate(s). The Department reserves the right not to award a bursary to any pre-selected candidate(s)

  • 6. The closing date for applications is  20 November 2020.

 

  FORM: Application for a Full-Time Study Bursary 2021

DEPARTMENT: MINERAL RESOURCES

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME 2019/2021

 

Remuneration: The interns will receive a minimum stipend of R4 770. 00 per month.

Closing Date: 09 November 2018 (will be closed 2 weeks after the placement of the advertisement).

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. Applications are invited from N6 (For Experiential Learning only N6: Office Administration/ Public Management/ Management Assistant) /National Diploma/Degree/Postgraduate candidates in the following disciplines/fields of study:

 

STATION

REF NO.

NO OF INTERNS

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION

Head Office

DMR-INTERN-01

26

Geology, Mining Engineering, Geographic Information System (GIS), LLB, Bcom: Law, Statistics/ Informatics, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Internal Auditing, Risk Management, Accounting, Economics, Logistics, Information Technology, Journalism, Industrial Psychology, Development Studies.

DMR – EXPL- Head Office

2

N6: HRM / Administration, Public Management

 

Gauteng

DMR- INTERN-02

 

1

 

Mining Engineering/Geology

 

DMR – EXPL - Gauteng

1

N6: Office Administration / Office Management

 

Mpumalanga

DMR-INTERN-03

2

 Geographic Information System (GIS), Development Studies

Limpopo

DMR-INTERN-04

 

3

 

Development and Management / Development Studies, Geology

DMR EXP - Limpopo

1

 

N6: Office Administration / Office Management

Free State

DMR-INTERN-05

 

2

 

Social Science on Development Economics, Geology, Geographic Information System (GIS)

                                                                  

DMR – EXPL – Free State

1

N6: Public Management / Management Assistant

 

Northern Cape

DMR-INTERN-06

 

2

 

LLB

 

DMR – EXPL – Northern Cape

1

N6: Public Management / Management Assistant

Eastern Cape

DMR-INTERN-07

2

LLB, Geology

Western Cape

DMR-INTERN-08

2

Environmental Sciences, LLB

North West

 

DMR-INTERN-09

 

2

Geology, Geographic Information System (GIS)/ Environmental Science with GIS

DMR – EXPL - Rustenburg

1

N6: Public Management / Management Assistant

 

KZN

DMR-INTERN-10

 

2

 

Geography/Geographic Information System, Public Management

 

DMR – EXPL - KZN

1

N6: Office Administration

 

How to apply?

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

Requirements: 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 obtained from any Public Service Department, stating the field for which is applying (from the above list), reference number and province for placement, and attach a recent updated CV, as well as originally certified copies of matriculation certificate, qualification(s) certificate with academic transcripts (record), N6 certificate, 3 year qualification and above, and ID not longer than three months. Candidates wish to apply for internship/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 application received after the closing date will result in the application not being considered.

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

 

Duration: Successful candidates will be appointed on a 24 months contract, from 01 April 2019 to 31 March 2021. The person appointed will be subject to a security clearance.

 

Please forward your application to: The Director-General, Department: 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: Shortlisted 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: Coloureds, Indians, Whites, and people with disability are encourage to apply

 

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) wishes to recruit unemployed diplomats and graduates into a Graduate Placement Programme. Interested applicants should be South African citizens who have completed their qualifications at a recognized tertiary institution in the following fields of study:

 

►Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current);

►Mechanical Engineering;

►Mining Engineering;

►Mine Surveying; and

►Occupational Hygiene

 

 

The following are requirements to be eligible for consideration:

1.       Fully completed Z83 application form.

2.       Qualifying subjects obtained during course of study to be accepted as GCC candidate.

3.       Attach certified copies of:

3.1     Identity Document;

3.2     Full academic record;

3.3     Qualification or letter indicating completion of qualification from an academic institution; and

3.4     Certificate of fitness.

 

Interested applicants should forward their applications by post to: The Director-General, Department of Mineral Resources and Energy, Private Bag X59, ARCADIA, 0007, for attention, Ms Nomvuyo Sam. Application forms can also be hand delivered at Trevenna Campus, 70 Meintjies Street, SUNNYSIDE. Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only. It is the intention of the DMRE to promote representivity.

 

Application forms can be obtained from any Government Department or electronically at www.dpsa.gov.za. Enquiries can be directed to Ms N Sam, at (012) 444 3722

 

Closing Date: 20 March 2020