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Cooperative Education & Service Learning Unit

Contact Information
Mr Johan Steyn
Mr Johan Steyn
Position: Admin Assistant
Department: Co-operative Education and Service Learning
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: +27 (0) 41 504 3506
Fax: +27 (0) 41 504 9506

  • Those who still require in-service training please forward your full academic record and CV to with IE Training as the subject . Those who have in-service training please could you send me an email to let me know so I can remove your CV from the training folder ASAP

Thank you.


Dear Reader,

Please note that only past and present NMMU Students may apply to opportunities advertised on this page.

Thanking you for your co-operation.


Opportunity Abroad

Places Travel offer placements to South Korea for degree holders whom are first language English speakers.

This is a paid in full package by South Korea, which means they will be reimbursed for their flights and other great benefits including a salary that starts at R23 000 pm.

Should you want to apply, please send your CV and full academic record addressed to Tjaart van Heerden on


Training Opportunity

SMEC South Africa is looking forward to recruiting a bright, young, second-year Quantity Surveying Student. Should you be interested in applying for the opportunity, please view the job specs at the bottom of this page and send your CV with your full academic record to



Tenneco Ride Control South Africa’s Design and Quality departments are looking for students to engage in a Learnership Program.

This opportunity is for Grad Placement at TRC for the duration of one year.

Mechanical Engineering Graduates with a desire to either focus on Quality or Design are welcome to apply. However the applicants should have finished both their P1 and P2 training.

Should you want to apply, please send your CV and full academic record to Please mark your subject line: Tenneco SA.

Closing Date: 30 March 2017


Training Opportunity

Amcor Flexibles Port Elizabeth is seeking Chemical  Processing Technology Trainees to come and join their company.

Should you want to apply, please send your CV and full academic record to and mark your subject line: Amcor Flexibles.

Closing Date: 29 March 2017


Training Opportunity

Pioneer Foods are seeking Biomedical Technology Trainees to join them for a service learning opportunity. Should you want to apply, please email your CV and full academic record to Please mark your subject line: Pioneer Foods.

Closing Date: 29 March 2017


Internship Opportunity

The Department of Public Works: Port Elizabeth are having an internship opportunity for IT Graduates.


  • National Diploma, B-tech in IT: Support Service
  • Age 18 – 35
  • RSA Citizen

Should you be interested to apply, please send your CV and full academic record to mark your subject line The Department of Public Works.

Closing Date: 21 March 2017


Eskom Bursary

Eskom urgently invite the following students to apply for an Eskom bursary.


BSC Mechatronics, mostly females.

1,2 & 3 years that have no outstanding modules from previous years.

NB: Please make the closing date for applications to be 9/03/2017

Send your CV and full academic record to:

Jabu Mpongoshe


Job Opportunity

Logistical HR Solutions has a client in search of IT (Support Services) Graduates.  

Entry Level IT Support Technician Positions at ISP.

Two vacancies open.

Requirements/Job Spec

  • Entry Level Support Technician position in a call centre environment
  • Shift work – Day / Night / Weekends and Public holidays
  • Salary: approx. R3500 per month. Hourly rate = R16.88
  • Candidates must preferably have own transport and live in PE area
  • No experience required

Degree/Diploma in IT/Graduate, as it is a full time position on a 14 month contract.

An ideal opportunity where initial work experience/practical work experience can be gained in a very pleasant working environment.

Should you want to apply please send your CV and full academic record to

Closing Date: 15 March 2017


Job Opportunity

SAR Electronic SA (Pty) Ltd has the following opportunity available. Should you want to apply, please email your CV and full academic record to Mark your subject line: SAR Electronic SA. This opportunity is in East London.

Software Engineer


Qualification:  Electrical / Mechatronic Engineering (Ndip/BTech, BSC, BENG)

  • Above Average Tertiary Results
  • Excellent Problem Solving Ability
  • Driver’s License
  • Excellent Work Ethic
  • Good communication skills (English essential)
  • Good knowledge of computers and networks will be advantages.

Main Duties Will Include:

  • PLC Programing (Siemens*)
  • SCADA Programing (Integra Designer / InTouch / Wincc / Zenon)
  • Setting up PLC hardware including bus systems.
  • Electrical and Software Faulting Finding
  • Setting up / Configuring Various Field and instrumentation devices (BC Scanners, Torque tools, Safety Scanners, Light Curtains, Drives, Encoders etc)
  • Reading Electrical Drawings (RUPLAN/EPLAN)
  • Provide Training To Clients
  • Write Documentation
  • Liaising With Clients


  • Ideal Candidates will have 0 (Graduate) to 7 years’ experience.
  • Extensive on the job training will be provided by experienced engineers.
  • Salary will include a basic salary of R15 000 P/M (Plus overtime) for graduates and varies greatly depending on level of experience.  Additional benefits include annual bonus (Not guaranteed), Medical aid, retirement annuity, Cell phone allowance, 21 days annual leave.
  • Regular working hours (07:00 to 15:30 - flexible)

Closing Date: 15 March 2017


Exxaro Interships

Please see the downloadable document for how to apply.

Closind Date: 10 March 2017


Unique opportunity available to postgrad students


This is the Current Failure Rate at University Level in South Africa

You Can Help Change This!

You can join the Student Hub in revolutionising the way that students study and in effect change

the negative failure rate into a positive pass rate.


If you are a graduate or post graduate, have a passion for changing the future of Education and would like to earn an additional income, we have an opportunity for you to join our team of academic content creators.

The Student Hub is a forward-thinking Edu-tech company that aims to provide academic solutions to students in order to make accessing and comprehending information simpler, easier and ultimately increase students’ productivity and performance.

The mission of our online product (ERAOnline) is to increase students’ productivity and performance. Its goal for 2022 is to reduce the failure rate below 50% at tertiary and basic education level.

It provides students with the ability to use interactive features such as threaded discussions around study resources (videos, tests, assignments, exercises, etc.), group and one on one messaging, discussion groups, etc.

Our aim is to reinvent and optimise training and learning methods in the current education system through technology and innovation that benefits all stakeholders.

We exist to:

  • Drop the failure rate
  • Make education exciting for both educators and learners
  • Encourage students to love learning
  • Transform the industry to become student focused
  • Increase productivity and performance for both educators and learners

Our Content Creators form part of a team that will be working on academic projects, based on their field of study. This position is project based and will last 2 months at a time where certain writing deliverables have to be met. You will be able to work remotely from home, as long as you have access to a computer, internet and the relevant resources.


  • Create supplementary academic material for a specified field of study
  • Ensure that content is correct, accurate and of high quality
  • Meet weekly deliverables that will be determined by your Content Coordinator


  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Creativity
  • Computer literate
  • Passion for Education
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure and reach deadlines
  • Degree
  • Minimum mark achieved of 60% in your field of study (per module/subject)

Please send your applications, which include a certified copy of your ID, CV and official academic results/transcripts, to


Training Opportunity

Welfit Oddy

Is looking for one Mechanical Engineering Trainee requiring practical experience (P1 and P2)

Selection criteria: (Max 6 – 12 months in-service training)

  • Cover letter
  • Completed theoretical studies in the respective Engineering fields
  • Statement of Academic results
  • National Diploma (T3 or S4)
  • Computer literate (MS Excel & MS Word)

If you are interested, please send your CV and full academic record (AS ONE ATTACHMENT) to: (mark clearly in the subject heading:  Welfit Oddy).

CLOSING DATE:  08 March 2017



Bursary Opportunity

Dear students,

MultiChoice values education and skills development. The bursary program aids such candidates within a wide field of study paths. The bursary includes accommodation & meals, text books, and a monthly stipend and pay almost all the required study fees. In addition to the financial aid, we also give selected bursary candidates the opportunity to work during vacation at the company during the June school holidays. This gives candidates a greater understanding of the business world.

MultiChoice Bursary Requirements:

Applicants must be in their 2nd, 3rd  or Honours year studying towards the following qualifications:

  • Computer Science – BSc IT
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology (Software Development)
  • Computer Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • BSc Engineering (with mechatronics)

Additional requirements:

  • Students applying must be a South African citizen with a valid ID Book or ID Card
  • Applicants must hold an average of 65% or higher for all subjects
  • Applicants must have a valid ID document
  • Students will not be excluded from the selection due to gender, age, race or even disability
  • Bursaries will only be awarded to students who will be studying full time

Should you be interested in applying, please forward your CV and FULL academic record (AS ONE ATTACHMENT) to  SUBJECT: 2017 MultiChoice Bursary

Closing date for applications is Tuesday, 14 March 2017


Graduate Opportunity

Dear Students,





Head office in Port Elizabeth.

Top international exporter.


Personnel Network has a  client who seeks to offer a 1 year contract at their site in Addo. They also have offices in PE so if you are unable to drive to Addo daily, there may be transport available.

  • Please be advised that a Male is required due to the equity balance needed in the department and due to the nature of the work.
  • The person will be based in Addo, so perhaps someone in Uitenhage will be better as petrol will not be substituted. However, they may have someone driving to Addo daily, so if there is a candidate who stays in PE their CV will be considered.

If interested, please send your CV and full academic record asap to

Closing Date: 08 March 2017


Training Opportunity

Lighting Innovations Africa is inviting the following Engineering Trainees to join them for their P2 training.

  • Electrical (P2 only) Trainees

Should you want to apply please send your CV and full academic record to with the subject line: “Lighting Innovations Africa”.

Closing Date: 07 March 2017


Training Opportunity at sea

MAERSK wants you to apply for their GIT Programme. For more details see the document at the bottom of this page and should you want to apply and is ready for a life at sea then mail your CV and full academic record to With the subject line “Maersk Line Application also cc it to


Closing Date: 17 March 2017


Training Opportunity

Tenneco Ride Control is in search of Industrial (P2) Trainees. Should you be interested send your CV and full academic record to, please cc with the subject line Tenneco application.

Closing Date: 06 March 2017


Graduate Opportunity

Salary Range:        R4500 – R6000 Basic salary (increases according to training and experience)


Location:               East London

Education Level:  Tertiary (Graphic Design)

Job Level:              Junior

Type:                      Permanent (6 months’ probation period)

Start date:            Immediately

Job description

Junior graphic designer required to assist Professional Fine Art Photographer in the daily running of a Fine Art Studio. Work required covers all aspects from producing, marketing and sales of photography. Applicants must have a good sense of design and attention to detail is essential, as all tasks must be carried out to the highest standard. Must be willing to assist with exhibitions/shows undertaken out of town.


  • Graphic design
  • Photoshop
  • Basic video editing (Premier)
  • Web design
  • Word Press
  • Social media (posting to Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest etc.)
  • Writing skills
  • Own transport

Advantageous skills

  • Creative writing
  • Basic administration

Personal Attributes

  • Reliable
  • Good inter-personal skills (be able to work with the public and other professional organisations)
  • Self-motivated
  • Be able to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Animal lover

Company Description

Fine Art photographer -  to apply email your CV and full academic record to:

Closing Date: 03 March 2017


Job Opportunity

Job Tittle                               Audio Visual/Information Technology Technician

Department                           ICT Services

Campus                                 NMMU George

Period                                    Six(6) month contract period, starting 1 March 2017


ICT Services (George Campus) has a six month contract position available for an Audio Visual/Information Technology Technician.

The main purpose of this post is to provide timeous support for audio visual equipment (Video conference units, TVs, audio equipment, projectors, pool/loan and venue devices), investigate and resolve WiFi coverage issues and report findings accordingly, assist the IT staff with other technical issues on a daily basis.

The minimum requirement for this post is M+1 Information Technology/Audio Visual and a minimum of 1 year experience in a similar working environment.

Desirable additional education, work experience and personal qualities are:

  • Possess good knowledge of current trends in Information Technology.
  • Possess strong IT Technical skills and good audio visual support and administration skills.
  • Possess good problem solving skills.
  • Possess a good knowledge of computer software and hardware, as well as a good knowledge of network infrastructure and server environments.
  • Be capable of working under pressure and without supervision.
  • Possess good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Capable of functioning in a team or individually, when needed.

Email your CV with contactable references and include a cover letter where you indicate how you meet the requirements for this position, to