We hope you had a relaxing weekend and that today's newsletter - packed with some exciting new opportunities - makes for a good start to your week.

The Careers Portal Team

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Aurecon Graduate Recruitment Programme – 2015

Looking for a role that will inspire? Looking for industry leaders as mentors? Looking for complex, global projects to gain world class experience? At Aurecon, you can live your ideas while taking ownership of your career in a supportive environment that offers advanced learning opportunities. If you have suitable qualifications in either BSc or Engineering and looking for valuable workplace experience then this opportunity is for you.

Finance Graduate Internship Opportunity at Parmalat

The Parmalat Graduate Development Programme equips students (predominately PDIs) from a tertiary institute with practical experience in a particular discipline, subsequently ensuring that Parmalat has a sustainable pool of talented and professional technical resources.If you have the necessary qualifications then this opportunity is for you.

Aurecon’s Bursary Programme 2015

Aurecon provides engineering, management and specialist technical services for government and private sector clients globally. The group, with an office network extending across 23 countries, has been involved in projects in more than 70 countries across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Aurecon is a learning organisation and their Bursary Scheme offers top performing scholars and students financial support covering Engineering related degrees at accredited universities.If you are interested in studying engineering or busy studying it then this opportunity is for you.

Mamphela Ramphele has reneged on our agreement - Helen Zille

Mamphele Ramphele and Helen Zille DA leader Helen Zille has announced that Mamphele Ramphele will no longer be the party's presidential candidate.

Ackermans Marketing Internship

Recently graduated and interested in doing a Marketing Internship? Ackermans is looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual who is seeking to gain insight into the Marketing department of a well known retail company.

Graduate Trainee Programme at HBZ Bank Limited

If you have recently graduated with a BCom degree and looking for valuable workplace experience, then this opportunity is for you. HBZ Bank Limited invited graduates to apply for their graduate trainee programme.

Hot Dog Cafe Cadet Programme

The Hot Dog Cafe is running a Cadet Programme in the Centurion area.This programme is open to South Africans living in the Pretoria / Centurion area with easy access to the Centurion area. This programme will be free of charge to the successful applicants.

BDO: Bursary Programme 2015

BDO awards bursaries to students deserving of and studying towards a Chartered Accountancy qualification. Preference is given to well-rounded individuals who perform equally well in all areas of their lives.

GIBB Opportunities for Graduate Engineers

If you have recently graduated with suitable engineering qualifications then this opportunity is for you. GIBB is offering employment opportunities in Johannesburg and Durban for Engineering Graduates. Depending on South African permanent residency status, the position can either be permanent or contract.

Dr. Blade Nzimande Speaks up on the Issue of Education & Funding

NSFAS, SASCO and student funding have been hot on the agenda this week after SASCO release a statement on 26 January 2014 raising their concerns about the allocation of funding by the NSFAS and the growing concerns and reports coming from students whose 2013 fees had not been covered resulting in them being unable to register for the 2014 academic year.

Operations Analyst Internship at

Zando was founded by Rocket Internet GmbH in 2012 and has since then grown exponentially to become South Africa’s biggest online fashion store. Rocket Internet GmbH is one of the most successful Internet incubators globally responsible for starting more than 100 market leading e-commerce companies. Zando is looking for an Operations Analyst Intern in Cape Town.

Graduate Internship Programme at Industrial Development Corporation (IDC)

The IDC is contributing towards skills development by providing graduates with opportunities to gain work experience in various skills areas. They are therefore inviting applications for an Internship programme which will run for a period of 12 months. Interns will be placed nationally within the IDC (Head Office & Regions). There are 33 positions available in total around South Africa.

Business Administrations Learnership

iLearn, a reputable company that provides online training solutions ranging between business skills, IT desktop applications, IT technical, design & media and language courses are offering an NQF 3 Business Administrations Learnership for DISABLED candidates.

Barista Upliftment Programme at Ciro Beverage (Gauteng)

Are you searching for an opportunity to get your foot in the hospitality or food service industry door? Look no further! Ciro Beverages are currently searching for an energetic & self-motivated individual who will be required to participate in their 3 month Barista Upliftment Programme in Gauteng.

Investec Celebrates Exceptional Promaths Matric Learners

Promaths, run in partnership with the Kutlwanong Centre for Maths, Science and Technology, is Investec’s leading academic programme for learners in grades 10, 11 and 12. The programme saw its tenth year of operation begin with awards ceremonies held in QwaQwa on Friday 24 January and in Sandton on Tuesday 28 January.

Junior Industrial Engineer Opportunity at Paarl Labels

Paarl Labels is seeking to appoint a young and energetic graduate who has recently qualified as an Industrial Engineer in in the Western Cape. The main focus would be to document production work flow to ensure continuous improvement within their business.

Junior Electronic Engineer Opportunity at Paarl Media

If you have recently graduated with suitable qualifications in the Engineering field and you are looking for valuable workplace experience, then this is the opportunity for you. Paarl Media is looking for a Junior Electronic Engineer in Cape Town.

Information Communication & Technology Internship

If you have recently graduated with suitable qualifications in Information Technology Management and you are looking for valuable workplace experience, then this internship opportunity is for you. The Western Region Terminals hereby invite unemployed graduates to apply for an internship opportunity that exists within their ITC department.

Harambee: Solutions for employees and employers

If you are an unemployed individual that is hoping to get a head start but is struggling to meet the requirement of having work experience before entering the job market, then Harambee can be a helpful tool to help you get those entry level jobs without experience so that you can build up your experience and excel in the future.

HR Internship Opportunity at Microsoft SA

If you have recently graduated with suitable qualifications in Human Resources and you are looking for valuable workplace experience, then this internship is perfect for you. Microsoft South Africa is looking for an HR intern in Johannesburg for a 1 year fixed contract.

Bursary Opportunities from the Motsepe Foundation

The Motsepe Foundation was established in 1999 by business leader Patrice Motsepe and his wife, Dr Precious Motsepe. The principal aim of the Motsepe Foundation is to establish a fund and organisation to provide funding and support for charitable, educational, religious, healthcare and other philanthropic projects and initiatives in order to fight poverty and improve the social and economic conditions of the poor, unemployed and marginalised persons and communities.The Mostepe Foundation invites individuals to apply for the foundation's bursary opportunities.

SASOL: Artisan Learnership Programme 2014

If you have always wanted to learn how to be a fitter, boilermaker, rigger or welder and have suitable qualifications necessary to study for this skill, then this Artisan Learnership is for you. The main aim of the learnership is to train and develop a person to become a qualified artisan according to the requirements of Chemical Industries Education and Training Authorities (CHIETA).