Nelson Mandela University IT Internship Programme 2022/2023

Nelson Mandela University invites unemployed South African graduates to apply for their IT Internship Programme 2022/2023.


Contract Position to commence on 01 February 2023

Applications are invited for the above position from suitably qualified and experienced Ggeberha (Port Elizabeth)-based candidates.
Please note that this is a 11-month full-time contract position.


Dedicated technical Intern to maintain the CISCO practical labs

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Setup of Cisco practical lab environments on a weekly basis
  • Post-prac organisation and tidying of the lab environment
  • Control of Lab equipment
  • Lab assistance in weekly network practicals
  • Monitor lab usage and adherence of lab rules
  • Assist with test administration including End-user tests

Skills and Competencies

  • Organisation skills
  • Good English communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco networking topics
  • Maintenance of Cisco lab devices (routers, switches, firewalls)
  • Maintenance of lab cables
  • Maintenance of lab PCs

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum qualification Dip: Information Technology in Communication Networks or Support Services (average of 65% or above required)

Additional Qualities:

  • Passion for academia
  • Interest in student development
  • Leadership/mentorship roles

Location: Ggeberha (Port Elizabeth), South Africa

How to Apply

Please forward our application letter and Curriculum Vitae to Ms. V Ntungela  by email to

Closing Date: 25 November 2022