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Cooperative Education & Service Learning Unit

Contact Information
Mr Johan Steyn
Mr Johan Steyn
Position: Admin Assistant
Department: Co-operative Education and Service Learning
Location: Summerstrand Campus (North)
Phone: +27 (0) 41 504 3506
Fax: +27 (0) 41 504 9506

  • Those who still require in-service training please forward your full academic record and CV to with IE Training as the subject . Those who have in-service training please could you send me an email to let me know so I can remove your CV from the training folder ASAP

Thank you.


Dear Reader,

Please note that only past and present Nelson Mandela Students may apply to opportunities advertised on this page.

Thanking you for your co-operation.


Graduate-In-Training Programme

Jendamark Automation is inviting graduates who have ambition, drive and ideas to shape their world to apply for graduate internships.

Jendamark Automation provides production solutions, predominantly to the Automotive Industry. With multiple years of Turnkey Projects and Special Purpose Machinery experience, Jendamark Automation is able to provide world class production lines and assembly facilities to export orientated customers.

The Graduate Programme places successful candidates within divisions of Jendamark to provide a combination of structured learning and workplace experience.

At the end of the contract (6 – 12 months), interns who meet the company’s requirements may be placed in a permanent position.

The Graduate Programme is aimed at final year students at Tertiary Institutions studying towards the following qualifications:

• B-Tech/N.Dip Electrical Engineering

• B-Tech/N.Dip Mechanical Engineering

• B.Eng Mechatronics

Unemployed graduates are also invited to apply.

Graduates interested in applying may forward their CV’s along with full latest statement of results to



Faureria is seeking Graduates. Please see full advert at the bottom of this page. It is a downloadable document.

Closing Date: 22 August 2017


Internship Opportunity

Rehau is seeking IT final year students for an internship.

The candidate must be smart, intelligent, very educated, excellent manners, very good in proper maths, result driven, reliable, excellent in English in word and script, able to speak German would be nice J, skilled in MS Windows like, word, excel and presentations,  IT-interested, must have a driver licence, sporty, proactive, forward thinking, technical skills are of advantage.

Should you be interested, please email your CV and full academic record to

Closing Date: 21 August 2017


Job Opportunity


Afrisam: In-Service Traineeship Programme 2018

Closing Date: 28 August 2017
Location: Cape Region

To ensure the continued success of our business, we need people with the necessary technical skills and knowledge that are required in our various operations.  We are offering four in-service training opportunities to talented and high performing full-time students at tertiary level, in the following field:

Experience And Qualifications:

Mechanical Engineering, Surface Mining, Civil Engineering

 Students need to pass all subjects and obtain an average of 60% to qualify for selection.  This is an opportunity for students that have completed their theoretical studies and are now ready to do the practical requirements (P1 & P2). Successful applicants will be placed at our various operations in the Cape region to gain experience.

Drivers licence and own transport would be advantageous


Applications must consist of:

  • CV
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Latest academic results.

How To Apply

Melanie Riches:


Job Opportunity

MICROCARE is a leading South African company working in the alternative energy space.

We have some vacancies in the RnD department for electronics, power electronics and IT / IOT development.

Please make contact with us if you are an enthusiastic, motivated and driven individual who has one or more of the following skills:

Experience in the field of power electronics.

Experienced in Software development.

Experienced in embedded development.

Degree in electronics / power electronics.

Degree in IT or IOT related technologies.

We are looking for both senior and junior engineers.

In your application please indicate if you are interested in a senior or junior position.

Please send your CV & full academic record to

Closing Date: 18 August 2017



Job Opportunity

A company in Walmer is looking for Industrial Engineering students who are currently completing their P2 training, and graduates, for a GIT program. They are looking to take in three graduates with good marks by the start of 2018. If you are interested, please forward your CV and full academic record to Nicole Kane at

Closing Date: 15 August 2017


Job Opportunity

A company is looking for the following person to start in January 2018:

  • Mechatronics Technician / Electro – Mechanical Technician.
  • Person must be based in PE or Eastern Cape area.

Should you wish to apply please email your CV and full academic record to

Closing date: 15 August 2017.