Applications for MISA Experiential Learners Internship Programme
The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) is a Government Component within the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG), established in terms of Section 7(5)(c) of the Public Service Act, 1944 (as amended). It is a special purpose vehicle established to provide technical support and help to build technical capacity of municipalities to sustainably plan, deliver, operate and maintain municipal infrastructure. MISA hereby offers opportunities for internship programmes aimed at increasing the national pool of professional engineers, technologists, technicians and town planners towards enhancing municipal technical capacities. The opportunities are as detailed below and shall commence from 2018/19 financial year to the required periods as per the relevant discipline. Successful Candidates will be placed in identified municipalities, depending on the capacity needs of both the municipalities and the candidates.
EXPERIENTIAL LEARNERS PROGRAMME (REF N0: INTERN 02/2018)
(This programme offers opportunities to learners who require between 12 – 24 months of practical work experience in order to complete their study programme as per the academic requirements in the following areas/disciplines):
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Geographic Information Systems
- Environmental Management
- Town and Regional Planning
- Project and Construction Management
MISA is offering 1-2 year internship opportunities towards completion of studies in the above-mentioned technical disciplines. Whilst the programme is not exclusively limited to individuals from previously disadvantaged communities, MISA strives for excellence in the context of addressing service delivery and skills development backlogs and encourages historically disadvantaged individuals to apply. The MISA Experiential Learners Programme is a work-based internship development programme focused on taking learners from various Universities, Technikons and TVETs in order to gain requisite work experience towards completing their studies.
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