The Independent Development Trust (IDT) Internship Programme (Various fields)

The Independent Development Trust (IDT) is inviting applications from unemployed graduates and final year students in various study fields to apply for their internship programme. Interns are invited from candidates with bachelor’s degrees /diplomas in any of the following fields: communication, law, information technology, construction and building management, quantity surveying, engineering, human resources, industrial psychology, industrial relations, accounting, finance and administration. Interns will be based within IDT offices throughout the country and will be paid a monthly stipend for the duration of the 12-month internship programme.

What are the requirements?

In addition to the qualification requirements in the table below, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Be computer literate;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Have good interpersonal skills;
  • Must have NOT participated in any internship programme before (public /private sector;
  • Be a South African citizen.
Qualifications required:Must have a degree or diploma in any of the following: Location:(& Area of exposure) No. of interns required:
************* Head Office: Pretoria *************
Legal/Law Legal 01
Information Technology Information Technology 03
Communication Communication 02
Accounting or Finance Finance: Financial, Management and Project Accounting 06
Industrial Psychology, Industrial Relations (IR), Human Resource Development (HRD), OR Human Resource Management (HRM) Human Resource: HRM, HRD and IR 05
************* Western Cape *************
Finance and Administration Administration and Finance 01
************* Eastern Cape *************
Quantity Surveying Quantity Surveyors 02
Finance and Administration Finance 01
Civil Engineering Civil Engineer 01
************* North West *************
Construction and Building Management, Electrical/ Civil or Mechanical Engineering, Quantity Surveying Quantity Surveying/ Civil/ Mechanical / Electrical Engineering / Construction and Building Management 02
Finance and Administration Administration and Finance 01
************* Northern Cape *************
Finance and Administration Administration and Finance 01
Construction and Building Management, Electrical/ Civil or Mechanical Engineering, Quantity Surveying Quantity Surveying/ Civil/ Mechanical / Electrical Engineering / Construction and Building Management 02
************* KwaZulu-Natal *************
Finance and Administration Administration and Finance 01
Construction and Building Management, Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying Civil Engineering/ Quantity Surveying / Construction and Building Management 04
************* Free State *************
Construction and Building Management with Project Management Civil Engineering/ Quantity Surveying / Construction and Building Management 02
Finance and Administration Administration and Finance 01
************* Mpumalanga *************
Construction and Building Management, Electrical/ Civil or Mechanical Engineering, Quantity Surveying Quantity Surveying/ Civil/ Mechanical / Electrical Engineering / Construction and Building Management 02
Finance and Administration Administration and Finance 01

How to apply?

You can apply for the IDT internship programme by emailing your detailed CV together with a covering letter to the IDT on interns@idt.org.za indicating the internship post and region you are applying to in the cover letter and subject line of your email (e.g. Application: Intern: Legal – Head Office Pretoria).

Applicants are encouraged to apply for internship posts in IDT office closer to their homes.

People living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you have any questions about this internship programme please contact Solani Rikhotso during normal office hours on 012-845 2134.

Closing date: 18 July 2014

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