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Internship Programme at Total South Africa

Closing Date: 30 November 2016

The aim of the internship programme is to:

  • Provide individuals with a full and realistic view of workplace culture and expectations.
  • Integrate academic preparation with professional challenges.

We offer bursaries in the following fields:

  • Engineering (Mechanical. Industrial and Civil)
  • Economics
  • Finance (Accounting or Tax)
  • Marketing
  • Environmental Studies
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Law and Corporate Governance
  •  Health and Safety

Applications from the following will be considered for the internship/Workplace Experience:

  • Graduates of Total South Africa bursaries programme
  • Qualified students who have excelled academically and require working experience to improve their chances of employability.
  • Graduates who have never been employed or participated in any graduate programme before.

How to Apply

Download Application Form

Send your application to customerservice@totalcustomercare.co.za (subject = Internship Programme)

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Carrick Development Academy Vacancies

Closing date: 28 November 2016
Location: Cape Town, Johannesburg

Duration: 18 months

The Carrick Development Academy attracts top graduates annually who aspire to lead wealth and capital management into a new realm of professionalism and success.

The 18-month development program will offer you structured on-the-job learning, technical industry training as well as professional development and insight into the day to day role of a Carrick Associate.

Our program is non-rotational as we believe it will give you the opportunity to have a meaningful experience where you get to know the team you are placed in, understand the role and responsibilities of your department in depth and ultimately develop a solid foundation on which to launch your career into the exciting Financial Planning world. Our program provides specialized training and a continuing educational focus to supplement the non-rotational experience, through workshops, case studies and offsite masterclasses hosted by esteemed product providers in the industry. In addition to training provided within the program, graduates are eligible to take the CISI 1 and 2 exams with reimbursement provided.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be offered the opportunity to progress into a fully-fledged Carrick Associate role and placed within a key position at a Carrick office in Africa.

* Placements are based on associate preferences, performance and business need.

Requirements

BComm (Financial Planning, Economics, Business)
BSC in Business (Finance)
The applicant must have achieved an average of 70%, academic transcripts on request
Applicants should understand, and aspire to work in the Financial Services Industry as a Financial Planner
Be computer Literate
Be willing to relocate into Africa
Have a strong command of the English Language
Be committed to continuous education within the Financial Services industry
How to Apply

Please send your full application and letter of motivation to graduaterecruitment@carrick-wealth.com

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Traineeships at Stanlib

Closing Date: 18 November 2016
Location: Johannesburg

The following areas / departments are looking for unemployed Graduates with applicable qualifications:

STANLIB Africa businesses (BCom / Honors; Financial Accounting or Investment management)reference – STANLIB Africa 2017
Legal, Risk & Compliance for East Africa unit (BCom; Law, Risk or Accountancy) reference – Legal Risk Compliance 2017
Analytics, Risk & Implementation (BSc; Maths or stats or Actuarial Science) reference – Implementation team 2017
Quantitative Analysis (BSc; Actuarial Science or Mathematical Science) reference – Quants 2017
Investment Office (BCom; Accounting or Investment Management) Investment Office 2017
Institutional Distribution / Product solution (BCom; Finance studying towards CFA) reference – Institutional Distribution 2017
Marketing Business Unit Areas;
Branding Business Unit (BCom / BA Marketing or Communications with an understanding of digital and social media) Must be a good writer reference – Brand Marketing 2017
Internal Communication & Thought Leadership (BCom / BA Marketing or Communications); Must be a good writer reference – Internal Communication 2017
Classical Marketing / Accounts Management for both STANLIB’s head office in JHB & Africa (BCom marketing and project management skills also Finance background with writing skills preferably) reference – Accounts Management 2017
IT Business Unit Areas;
IT; Middleware team, interest in Business analysis, development & support (BCom; Informatics or BSc Computer Science) reference – Middleware 2017
IT; ICT GRC, exposure to the whole IT environment (BCom IT or BSc IT / Computer Science) reference – ICT2017
IT; Center of Excellence – Project management, Business analyst etc. (BSc degree in information technology or BCom Information Systems / Information Technology / Analytics) reference – COE2017
Retail Business Unit (BCom Economics or Investment management) reference – Retail2017
Linked Investment Service Provider Business Unit Areas;
LISP Tax (BCom Tax or Financial Management & Tax or Investment Management & Tax) reference – Lisp Tax 2017


CRITERIA

To qualify for the Graduate Training programme, you must:

be an unemployed South African citizen graduate aged 20-35 years:
have completed a degree or Honours at a South African institute of Higher learning.
HOW TO APPLY

Kindly provide us with an updated CV, certified copies of ID, Matric certificate, qualifications and full academic statement.

All applications to be emailed to salesadmin@hedgefundacademy.co.za  with the correct reference number per area/department of your interest.

Please note: Applicants are allowed to apply in more than one area but in this case they will need to apply separately as per references of preferred area.
Please contact Zanele Ngwenya – Tel: +27 (0)11 783 9390/+27 (0)11 326 5262 for further enquiries.
Note: Successful applicants will be employed on a 12 Month contract, given a monthly stipend/allowance.
Failure to comply with the above will automatically disqualify candidates.
Should you not receive any communications from us in 2 weeks from the closing date please consider your application unsuccessful.
Correspondence will only be limited to successful candidates

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Total South Africa Bursary Scholarships

Total South Africa invites applications for its 2017 Bursary Programme, which offers employment prospects and a number of individuals have flourished in their careers within the Company. Total SA bursaries accommodate 8-10 bursary students on an annual basis.

The aim of the bursary programme is to:

  • Enhance youth development and employability
  • Create a pool of talent to feed into the Young Talent Graduate programme
  • Create a skills pool for scares and critical skills required by the company.

We offer bursaries in the following fields:

  • Engineering (Mechanical. Industrial and Civil)
  • Economics
  • Finance (Accounting or Tax)
  • Marketing
  • Environmental Studies
  • Human Resources
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • Law and Governance
  • Health and Safety

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Priority consideration for bursaries is given to previously disadvantaged South Africa students who have successfully completed their Grade 12 with a university exemption.
  • Bursaries are also provided to students in their third year studies provided they have achieved an average of 65% or greater for years 1 and 2 and require funding to continue their studies.
  • To be eligible learners should not be receiving any financial assistance from another institution or company.
  • Applicants should be between the ages of 18 and 23.

What does the bursary cover?

  • Tuition fees
  • Books and stationery
  • Accommodation

Applications should include the following information to be considered

  • Application letter motivating why a bursary should be awarded in your favour
  • Curriculum Vitae with contact details (more than one contact number and address)
  • Certified Copies of recent academic record/transcript
  • Proof of registration/admission letter from tertiary institution
  • Certified copy of identity document
  • Proof of parents/guardian income

How to apply

Applications close on 30 November 2016. (Applications after the closing date will not be accepted). Click here to download the application form

Applications can be emailed to Total-training@total.co.za or via post: Transformation and Development Division 3 Biermann Avenue Rosebank, Johannesburg.

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5 Important Changes NSFAS is Making for 2017

5 Important Changes NSFAS is Making for 2017

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will pilot a new funding model in 2017.

NSFAS chairperson Sizwe Nxasana explained in detail how the comprehensive model will work.

There are a number of issues which the current model of NSFAS does not address.
— Sizwe Nxasana, NSFAS chairperson
5 Things NSFAS Will Consider Changing in 2017

1. The new funding model will have a relative means test to determine a family’s disposable income to include the so-called ‘missing middle’.

2.To address the high dropout rate of poor students from tertiary institutions, the model will provide extra academic and psychosocial support in addition to funding.

3. The new model will seek funding from government and alternative sources such as the private sector, financial institutions and NGOs.

4. The model will work with universities and employers to provide incentives for programmes that lead to graduate employment.

5. NSFAS says those who are beneficiaries and refuse to repay their loans will face normal debt repayment processes.

Source: 702.co.za

OTHER GREAT OPPORTUNITIES

Applications for NSFAS 2017 now open, closes 30 November

All students who will register at public universities/ TVET colleges for their first time in 2017 and in need of financial support, can now apply directly to NSFAS for financial assistance. Applications will remain open between 01 August 2016 and 30 November 2016.
To all 2017 first year students

All students who will register at public universities/ TVET colleges for their first time in 2017 and in need of financial support can now apply directly to NSFAS for financial assistance. Applications will remain open between 01 August 2016 and 30 November 2016.

To all current university/ TVET college students already funded by NSFAS

All students who are already studying in a university/TVET college with NSFAS financial assistance – and those who studied through NSFAS previously and dropped out, and now plan to resume their studies in 2017 – do not need to apply for NSFAS funding for the 2017 academic year.

NSFAS is in a process to receive all your information and details from the university/college where you are currently enrolled. You will be automatically migrated to the student-centred model, and will be notified by SMS/post once NSFAS has received and registered your details.

To all current university/TVET college students, who are not funded by NSFAS, but intend to apply for NSFAS assistance for the 2017 academic year

All the above mentioned students – including those who were previously on a government funded bursary programme not offered by NSFAS – can apply for NSFAS financial assistance for the 2017 academic year from 01 September 2016 to 30 November 2016.

To apply on the NSFAS website, you will be required to register first to create your personal online account, and then proceed to fill and submit the application form online. You may need about 30 minutes to complete this online process, and must also have scanned copies of the following required attachments:

Matric Certificate
Identity Document/Birth Certificate
Last Academic Results
Proof of parents income (If parent/s employed)
Death Certificate/s (If parent/s deceased)
Doctor’s Certificate (If permanently disabled)
How to Apply

Click Here to Send Your Application Online.

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