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Current list of opportunities in South Africa - Page 2

Richards Bay Industrial Development Zone Internship (x1) - closing: 22 February 2017

Department of Arts and Culture Bursary (x1) - closing: 24 February 2017

Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital Bursary (x1) - closing: Not indicated in advert

ArcelorMittal Apprenticeship (x40) - closing: 28 February 2017

ArcelorMittal Apprenticeship (x30) - closing: 28 February 2017

ArcelorMittal Apprenticeship (x2) - closing: 28 February 2017

Sumitomo Rubber SA Internship (x1) - closing: 21 February 2017

Media, Information & Communication Technologies Sector Education & Training Authority (MICT SETA) Internship (x3) - closing: 24 February 2017

Tellumat Training Programme (x4) - closing: 28 February 2017

Legal Intern (x4) - Office of the Pension Funds Adjudicator - closing: 3 March 2017

Redpath Learnership (x1) - closing: Not indicated in advert

Definitions:

Internship:

There are basically two types of internships:

  • The Undergraduate Internship: Usually with bigger organisations that pick undergraduates to attend the internship. It often takes places during the holidays and the average durations is a few weeks. In most cases the intern will receive some sort of stipend or salary and this type of internship may lead to a job offer to the intern once he / she is finished with their studies.
  • The Graduate Internship: This type of internship could be paid or unpaid and it is to gain practical work experience after the qualification has been completed and in a job related to the qualification. It could be from a few weeks or even one or two years long. This type of internship could also lead to permanent employment.

Learnerships:

A learnership is an occupational qualification and it consists of theory and work-based experience and practical skills, with formal assessment and a qualification. At the end of the learnership the candidate may be offered permanent employment.

In-service training:

In-service training is to gain practical work experience during studies. It usually takes place after a few years of theory has been successfully completed. It is essential work experience that is part of the qualification and the in-service training is necessary to achieve the qualification. It could be paid or unpaid.