01 December 2020

15 X TCTA Internship Opportunities 2020

Closing date: 11 December 2020, 5pm. 

Description: TCTA is offering fifteen (15) internship opportunities to suitably qualified and deserving youth from previously disadvantaged background. 


Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) is a state-owned entity charged with financing and implementing bulk raw water infrastructure projects. It is an agency of the National Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), which is responsible for the country’s water resources in respect of usage, equitable allocation and distribution. TCTA assists the government in its pursuit of water security for South Africa and in realising its constitutional obligation of ensuring universal access to this essential resource for all citizens.


  • National Senior Certificate with a University entrance.
  • Have a relevant undergraduate/postgraduate qualification and be Computer & English literate.
  • Have passed all major subjects with at least 65% grade and above.
  • Full academic record from the institution.
  • Have graduated for a period not longer than four (4) years ago.

  • Have leadership capability and/or potential.


  • South African Citizen with a valid South African Identity Document.
  • Not currently in an internship and below 35 years of age. 
Affidavit stating:

Currently not in an Internship or a graduate programme and no obligation with sponsor.

The internship fields and minimum requirements are stated below:

1. Engineering Internships [x4] 

Education: DBSc or BEng in Civil/Electrical (Controls & Instrumentation)/ Mechanical /Chemical—Preferred. Project/Cost Management or BTech in Quantity Surveying 

2. Environmental (Projects) and Environmental Management System Internships [x4]

Education: DBSc in Environmental Management or related field 

3. Human Resources Internships [x2] CB 

Education: Degree in Human Resources Management 

4.  Project Finance & Treasury Internships [x2] 

Education: CB Com Economics (Financial Management/Treasury & Investment, Commercial or any related numerate Degree 

5. Engineering, Environment & Finance Internships [x3] 

Education: (Based in the Lesotho Office) CB Com Accounting or any Finance related degree, for Finance position and other positions as per above. 

No experience is required for the internship positions and only short-listed applicants will be contacted for verification and interviews. 

*You must be willing to be placed at project sites including cross-border e.g. Lesotho

To be considered, please submit a completed application form via email to Nomvula Mhlambi at Interns@tcta.co.za with supporting documents and position on the subject line. 

No late applications will be considered. Should you not hear from TCTA 30 days after the closing date consider your application unsuccessful.