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Internship Opportunities at Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA)

Are you a young graduate looking to jumpstart your career in engineering, planning, or environmental management? The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) is inviting suitably qualified young graduates to apply for their various internship positions. This is a golden opportunity to gain valuable work experience and work towards professional registration in your field.

Closing Date for Applications: 21st June 2024

Internship: Young Graduates Programme (Ref No: YG 01/2024/25)

MISA’s Young Graduates Programme offers a structured, work-based internship development programme designed to help graduates achieve professional registration as Technicians, Technologists, and Engineers. The programme spans two to three years and aligns with regulatory and professional bodies’ frameworks, including the Act 36 of 2002, the Engineering Professions Act No 46 of 2000, and the Planning Profession Act, 36 of 2002 (PPA).

Areas of Qualification:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Town and Regional Planning
  • Environmental Management
  • Project Construction Management

This programme is designed to help you build a robust professional portfolio and gain the experience needed to register with statutory professional bodies such as the South African Council for Planners (SACPLAN).

Key Features:

  • Duration: Two to three years
  • Eligibility: Open to graduates from Universities and Universities of Technology
  • Target Audience: MISA particularly encourages applications from historically disadvantaged individuals, females, people with disabilities, and MISA bursary beneficiaries
  • Placement: Successful candidates will be placed in various provinces where MISA operates

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Academic Requirements:
    • Civil Engineering: BTech Degree / BSc / BEng in Civil Engineering
    • Town & Regional Planning: BTech Degree / BSc in Town & Regional Planning
    • Electrical Engineering: BTech Degree / BSc / BEng in Electrical Engineering
    • Environmental Management: BTech Degree / B Environmental Management
    • Project Construction Management: BTech Degree / BSc Construction Management
  • Other Requirements:
    • Must be a South African citizen
    • Must be an unemployed graduate
    • Willingness to participate in a minimum 24-month workplace experience deployment within the nine provinces

Application Process:

To apply, candidates must complete the MISA application form, available here. Applications must be accompanied by the following documents, scanned as one (1) document:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Certified copies of relevant qualifications
  • Certified copy of the identity document
  • Proof of residential address

Submit your application via email to: young.graduates2024@misa.gov.za

Application Checklist:

  • Ensure all documents are certified and scanned as one file
  • Include a covering letter detailing your interest and qualifications
  • Ensure your application is complete and submitted before the deadline

Enquiries: For more information, contact Mr. Takalani Modau at (012) 848 550.

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Closing Date: 21 June 2024 at 16:00

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to develop your skills, gain professional experience, and contribute to the development of municipal infrastructure in South Africa. Apply now and take the first step towards a rewarding career with MISA!

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