Apply for the Urban Sustainability Internship Programme - (South Africa)

DEADLINE: 16 December 2022

About the internship
The internship provides an exciting opportunity for you to develop skills in key operational areas in the City and gain practical experience in your field.

As an intern you will be mentored by a manager within the relevant City department, and will have the opportunity to attend compulsory training workshops and interventions when necessary.

We offer a minimum stipend of R49,08 per hour, based on a 40-hour (5-day) week, as well as limited employment benefits such as paid annual leave, sick leave and training.

Positions available
As an intern, you will work in one of the following sections/branches:

Urban design, spatial planning, development implementation, architecture or landscape architecture – Urban Planning and Design Department
Strategic policy, organisational research, research analytics, economic analysis (Policy and Strategy Department)
The following positions are available:

Spatial Planning Assistant
Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Assistant
Climate change Mitigation and Reporting Assistant
Landscape Architect Assistant

Applicants are required to be recent graduates of a tertiary institution, with a recognised degree or national diploma in a related field. Specific qualifications will be listed in the advertised post.

You are also required to have the following:

A valid driver’s licence for selected posts
Good planning, administration, writing, analytical and oral communication skills
Literacy in computers, especially the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint)
The ability to work independently, within a team and under pressure
You must not be enrolled for further studies that coincide with the internship period

To apply for one of the positions, first register for e-Services, activate the Careers service and create your online CV. You can then find the relevant position through our job search app, and apply. 

You will need to include the following in your application:
A cover letter (maximum one page)
A brief CV (maximum two pages) that contains the contact details of two referees 
A recent certified copy of your identity document
A recent certified copy of your academic transcript from your tertiary institution


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