Council for Geoscience – Internship: SHEQ Safety


The Council for Geoscience (CGS) is mandated to collect and curate all geoscience data in South Africa, both on- and offshore. It aims to use these data to find meaningful geoscience solutions to respond to real-world challenges. With its Head Office situated in Silverton Pretoria, the CGS takes pride in having and building a winning team of scientists within the various fields of geoscience.

The CGS is calling on suitably qualified and interested graduates to apply for its current Internship Programme offering which will be active for a period of two (2) years. The purpose of the Internship is to support and equip fifteen (15) graduates with practical work experience and provide them with exposure to work areas within their respective career fields.

 Eligibility NOQualifications 
 Engineering  Geology 4 BSc Hons (Engineering Geology)
 Finance 1Diploma in Accounting
 Geophysics 3BSc Hons (Geophysics),B.Tech(Geology/Geophysics)Driver’s license (added advantage)
 Laboratory 1  BSc Hons (Geochemistry/ Chemistry/ Geology)
 SHEQ: Quality SHEQ: Safety 2Post graduate degree in Quality managementHealth and Safety DiplomaDriver’s license
 Human Resources 4National Diploma in HR /Bachelors in HR

Educational Qualification: A Degree or Diploma in relevant field or area

Experience: None

Internship Covers :

  • Financial support
    • Monthly stipend
    • Informal training (short-courses)
  • Non-financial support
    • Mentorship

Key Attributes Required:

  • Well organised and ability to prioritise own work
  • Meets deadlines
  • Report writing
  • Analytical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal skills and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Computer literate (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Speak English at business fluency level

How to apply: Please send your application to: Please quote the position title as reference when submitting your application. The closing date for application is the 15th May 2020.

Required Documents:

  • Academic Transcripts
  • A certified South African identity Document (SA Citizen by birth)
  • Brief Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of residence
    (Please ensure that all documents are certified)

Contact details: For more information on the CGS Internship programme, please contact Nontobeko Scheppers on 012 841 1911 or email