Work experience opportunities

for graduates 

Project Successes

Our graduates have been doing amazing work with the guidance of their hosts / mentors since the start of the Water GEP. Catch up on some of these stories!  We hope that they inspire you to join the programme.

Stream 1: Workplace Exposure

Stream 2: ManziPreneurs Incubator

Department of Water and Sanitation

Nokwazi Zulu

Nokwazi Zulu is a graduate from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and Environmental Management. I had always wanted to

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North West Municipality

Kearabetswe Sehube

Kearabetswe Sehube is a BSc Honours Geography graduate who holds an undergraduate BSc degree in Biology and Geography. Kearabetswe has a hearing disability but has

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Water Research Commission

McQuwaen Moonoosamy

McQuwaen Moonoosamy recently graduated with in honours in Marine Biology. “Not many people go into marine biology these days which is concerning given the urgent

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Environmental and Rural Solutions

Theodrine Ngaka

Theodrine studied a BSc Geology at the University of Pretoria and completed her BSc Honours and MSc in Geohydrology at the University of the Free

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TOSACA Media Group

Lesego Mateme

Lesego Mateme holds a BA in Psychology and Media Studies as well as a BA (Hons) in Psychology. “I am interested in Social Research and

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University of Johannesburg

Felly Ciyaka

Felly Cikaya is a Chemical Engineering graduate as well as an upcoming bass guitarist. He is passionate about his industry with a particular focus on

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Working Solutions International

Mlungisi Mcineka

My name is Mlungisi Rowen Mcineka. Let me take this opportunity to show my gratitude to the Water Research Commission (WRC) for allowing me to

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University of the Western Cape

Kedibone Thwala

My name is Kedibone Regina Thwala. I hold an MSc Degree in Geohydrology. After graduating, I was fortunate to participate in the Water Graduate Employment

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Bosch Projects

Gontse Makoe

My name is Gontse Makoe, I hold an advanced diploma in civil engineering from the Vaal University of Technology. I was part of the 1st

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Gabriel & Associates

Lubias Phaahla

“I would like to express my deepest gratitude to the Water Research Commission for the opportunity to be part of the Water Graduate Employment Program,

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Water Research Commission

Thulani Mahlangu

After graduating, I participated in two phases of the Water Graduate Employment Program. The WGEPI focused mainly on work exposure, while WGEPII is focusing on

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