Work experience opportunities

for graduates 

What to expect

Benefits

Graduates, companies and institutions in the water, sanitation and related sectors will all have a chance to benefit from the Water GEP.

Here’s how you will benefit:

Water GEP

Graduates

These are your benefits:
  •  On-the-job practical skills training in the field you studied in university or college.
  • Work experience to add to your CV.
  • Knowledge that will provide for a deeper understanding of the industry and sector you are placed in for your internship.
  • A mentor who guides and trains you in the skills you need for the world of work.
  • Networking opportunities to find and secure future jobs.
  • Generic and professional skills training such as data analysis, communication, team work, project co-ordination, report writing and problem solving that are highly valued by employers.
  • Access to resources to increase knowledge and skills in working in the water and sanitation sectors

Water GEP

Host Organisations

Your benefits include:

  • An improved BEE scorecard
  • Access to screened and talented graduates for your industry.
  • Improved levels of professionalism in the water, sanitation and related sectors.
  • A clear demonstration of your commitment to skills development in the sector.
  • A chance for you to guide and train young professionals and help prepare them for the world of work.