Distell Lab internship 2021


Purpose of the Positions:
The intention is to give practical work experience to:
• Students who are in their final year of study and require exposure in a work environment and require practical work experience in order to obtain their qualification.

Successful interns will be expected to enter into a full-time 12 month contract commencing on the 1st of February 2021 and terminating on the 31 January 2022.
Key Learning Areas include (but are not limited to):

  • Quality Assurance (Intrinsic & extrinsic quality control; Quality Management Systems; etc.)
  • Research
  • Production


To qualify for selection and participation in this programme, candidates must satisfy the following criteria:

  •  South African citizenship.
  •  Satisfactory academic record and in final year of obtaining relevant tertiary qualification / recently qualified (e.g. National Diploma in Food Technology;  National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry; BSc Bio Technology; etc.).
  •  Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  •  Sound communication and presentation skills.
  •  Effective time management skills with the ability to multi-task and perform under pressure.
  •  Ability to work in a team.
  •  Ability to cope with the inherent physical demands of the position.
  •  Willing and able to work extended hours.
  •  Reliable transport to and from place of work.
  •  Valid driving licence would be beneficial.
  •  Must be willing, able and committed to enter into and complete the 12 month internship programme.


Prospective interns must submit the following:

  • Covering letter/ Motivational letter.
  • Curriculum vitae (CV).
  • Certified copy of tertiary academic record (progress report).
  • Certified copy of Grade 12 certificate.
  • A letter from the tertiary institution stating the internship requirement and format for evaluation.
  • Certified copies of Identity Document.


Closing date : 08 December 2020


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