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Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA): Internships 2024 Apply Now

At Mining Qualifications Authority (MQA), we understand the importance of nurturing emerging talent in the mining sector. Our Internship Program is designed to provide aspiring professionals with a comprehensive and hands-on experience in various facets of the mining industry. Interns at MQA will have the opportunity to work alongside seasoned professionals, gaining valuable insights into the intricacies of the sector.

Position Overview: We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our Internship Program. The internships are available in various departments, including but not limited to:

  1. Education and Training: Assist in the development and implementation of training programs, ensuring alignment with industry standards and best practices.
  2. Research and Development: Contribute to cutting-edge research projects that aim to enhance the sustainability and efficiency of mining practices.
  3. Regulatory Affairs: Support the regulatory team in ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations, and assist in the development of new policies.
  4. Human Resources: Gain exposure to HR processes within the mining sector, including talent acquisition, employee development, and workplace diversity initiatives.
  5. Communications and Marketing: Contribute to the creation of engaging content, marketing materials, and communication strategies to promote MQA's initiatives.
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  • Collaborate with experienced professionals to achieve departmental goals.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives relevant to the assigned department.
  • Conduct research, analyze data, and contribute insights to ongoing projects.
  • Assist in administrative tasks to ensure the smooth functioning of departmental operations.
  • Engage in professional development opportunities provided by MQA.
  • Currently enrolled in a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate program.
  • Strong academic performance and a passion for the mining industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Eagerness to learn and contribute to the growth of the mining sector.
Job Benefits
  1. Professional Development:
    • Gain hands-on experience in your field of study, allowing you to apply academic knowledge to real-world situations.
    • Learn from experienced professionals in the mining industry and receive mentorship.
  2. Networking Opportunities:
    • Connect with professionals in the mining sector, expanding your professional network.
    • Attend industry events, workshops, and seminars to enhance your understanding of the field.
  3. Exposure to Industry Practices:
    • Acquire insights into the latest trends, technologies, and best practices within the mining and minerals sector.
    • Understand the regulatory framework and compliance requirements in the industry.
  4. Training and Workshops:
    • Participate in training sessions and workshops that enhance your skills and competencies.
    • Access to resources that contribute to your personal and professional growth.
  5. Resume Building:
    • Enhance your resume with valuable work experience and relevant projects.
    • Develop a portfolio showcasing your contributions and achievements during the internship.
  6. Potential for Full-Time Opportunities:
    • Some internships may lead to full-time employment opportunities upon successful completion.
    • Gain a competitive advantage for future job searches within the mining industry.
  7. Stipend or Compensation:
    • Depending on the internship program, you may receive a stipend or compensation for your time and efforts.
  8. Flexible Work Environment:
    • Experience a flexible and dynamic work environment that encourages creativity and innovation.
    • Work with diverse teams and contribute to collaborative projects.
  9. Employee Assistance Programs:
    • Access to employee assistance programs that support your well-being and address any challenges you may face during the internship.
  10. Company Culture and Events:
    • Participate in company events, team-building activities, and social gatherings that contribute to a positive work culture.
  11. Access to Resources:
    • Use company resources, facilities, and technologies to further your research or project work.
  1. Prepare Your Application Documents:
    • Resume: Include a comprehensive resume detailing your education, relevant coursework, work experience, and skills.
    • Cover Letter: Craft a compelling cover letter expressing your interest in the internship program. Highlight your motivation, relevant skills, and why you are a suitable candidate.
    • Additional Documents: Depending on the department you are applying to, you may need to submit additional documents such as a portfolio, writing samples, or academic transcripts.
  2. Email Submission:
    • Compose an email with the subject line clearly indicating the desired department and the position you are applying for (e.g., "Application for MQA Internship - [Department]"). This helps streamline the application process.
  3. Attach Application Documents:
    • Attach your resume, cover letter, and any additional documents requested to the email. Ensure that the file names are clear and professional.
  4. Include Contact Information:
    • Provide your full name, contact number, and email address in the body of the email. This information will be used to communicate with you regarding your application.
  5. Submit to the Designated Email Address:
    • Send your application to the designated email address provided in the job description. Double-check the accuracy of the email address to avoid any delivery issues.
  6. Application Deadline:
    • Be aware of the application deadline mentioned in the job description. Submit your application well before the closing date to ensure it is considered.
  7. Confirmation Receipt:
    • If possible, request a confirmation receipt or acknowledgment of your application to ensure that it has been received by the HR department.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
IT Services and IT Consulting
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 30, 2024
Valid through
January 18, 2027
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