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Mintek: Internship Programme 2024 / 2025 New Application

Mintek is a South African leader in providing innovative solutions in the fields of science, engineering, research, and technology. With a focus on metallurgy, materials science, chemistry, and process engineering, Mintek plays a pivotal role in advancing various industries through cutting-edge research and development initiatives.

Mintek is offering a dynamic internship programme designed to provide aspiring individuals with hands-on experience in their chosen field. This internship presents an unparalleled opportunity for South African students to immerse themselves in real-world projects, gain valuable insights, and develop crucial skills under the mentorship of industry experts.

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  • Collaborate with experienced professionals on ongoing research projects within the areas of metallurgy, materials science, chemistry, and process engineering.
  • Contribute innovative ideas and insights to enhance project outcomes and methodologies.
  • Engage in laboratory experiments, data collection, analysis, and interpretation to support research objectives.
  • Assist in the development and optimization of processes and technologies aimed at improving efficiency and sustainability.
  • Participate in workshops, seminars, and training sessions to broaden knowledge and skill sets.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports, presentations, and documentation summarizing internship activities and findings.
  • Currently enrolled in a South African academic institution pursuing studies in science, engineering, or related fields.
  • Strong academic background with a keen interest in metallurgy, materials science, chemistry, or process engineering.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated initiative, adaptability, and a passion for learning and innovation.
Job Benefits
  • Gain hands-on experience and practical skills in your chosen field.
  • Collaborate with industry professionals and experts on cutting-edge research projects.
  • Access mentorship and guidance to support professional and personal development.
  • Network with peers and professionals within the science and engineering community.
  • Potential opportunities for career advancement and further engagement with Mintek through bursary programmes.
  1. Prepare Your Application Materials: Compile a comprehensive CV/resume detailing your educational background, relevant work experience (if any), skills, and achievements. Additionally, craft a cover letter expressing your interest in the Mintek internship programme, highlighting your motivations, relevant qualifications, and career aspirations.
  2. Review the Internship Opportunities: Visit the Mintek website or refer to the available internship positions to identify the areas of interest and eligibility criteria. Ensure that your application aligns with the specific internship role you are applying for.
  3. Submit Your Application: Send your application materials (CV/resume and cover letter) via email to the designated contact address provided in the internship posting. Please include the subject line "Application for Mintek Internship Programme - [Insert Position Title]".
  4. Application Deadline: Take note of the application deadline mentioned in the internship posting and ensure that your application is submitted before the specified cutoff date. Late submissions may not be considered.
  5. Keep an Eye on Your Inbox: After submitting your application, monitor your email inbox regularly for any correspondence from Mintek regarding the status of your application. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment or interviews.
  6. Prepare for Interviews: If selected for an interview, prepare thoroughly by researching Mintek, familiarizing yourself with the internship role and its requirements, and practicing common interview questions. Be ready to articulate your skills, experiences, and motivations effectively.
  7. Follow-Up: After the interviews, consider sending a thank-you email to the interviewers expressing your appreciation for the opportunity to interview and reiterating your interest in the internship position.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Research Services
Job Location
Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Randburg, Gauteng, 2194, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 17, 2024
Valid through
April 17, 2028
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