WBHO Engineering Internship
Number of Positions: 1
Length of Internship: 8-12 weeks
Length of Internship: 8-12 weeks
Have you ever considered an engineering internship in South Africa? Well there has never been a more exciting or opportune time to intern as an engineer in South Africa. The demand for engineers has skyrocketed recently because South Africa has been elected as the 2010 Fifa World Cup host county - which means that the country has the monumental task of designing and building stadiums that will become the venues where thousands of excited soccer fans will gather to watch the anticipated tournaments!
The concept of engineering has existed since ancient times when humans devised fundamental inventions such as the pulley, lever, and the wheel. Each of these inventions is consistent with the modern definition of engineering which is: exploiting basic mechanical principles to develop useful tools and objects. The term engineering itself is derived from the word engineer, which dates back to 1325, when an engine’er (literally, one who operates an engine) originally referred to “a constructor of military engines.” The term now encompasses the discipline and profession of applying technical and scientific knowledge and utilizing natural laws and physical resources in order to design and implement materials, structures, machines, devices and systems. The end result of this discipline and profession is to have safely achieved the desired objective, within a specified criteria.
With the 2010 Fifa World Cup fever gripping South Africa, now would be the perfect time for any engineering student or graduate to apply for an engineering internship with WBHO, one of the largest and most successful construction companies in Southern Africa. WBHO is currently moving full steam ahead with the development of three FIFA World Cup stadiums in preparation for the 2010 Soccer World Cup - including the massive and growing Green Point stadium right in the centre of Cape Town! The driving force behind WBHO is a core of dedicated, hands-on management professionals whose experience spans decades of major construction projects in southern Africa, the Middle East and various Indian Ocean islands. This engineering giant that prides itself in being listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange, has branches located in Sandton, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Through an engineering internship to South Africa, you could find yourself in the above mentioned towns and cities, where you would be actively involved in the full spectrum of construction activities. Construction activities at WBHO are divided into three main operating divisions,
* Building Construction,
* Civil Engineering and
* Roads and Earthworks.
At the moment WHBO and companies in the similar trade are rigorously at task with 2010Fifa World Cup stadiums. In WHBO is involved in 5 major projects that are in line with 2010Fifa World Cup namely work on the following stadiums: Moses Mabhida Stadium, Green Point Stadium, Central Terminal Building, Peter Mokaba Stadium and King Shaka International Airport. The building of these stadiums requires management and construction practices of the highest quality. All WBHO procedures are formalised, controlled and continually improved in line with a comprehensive quality management system based on the ISO 9001:2000 international standard.
An engineering internship with WBHO would provide an intern with the amazing opportunity to be a part of a team and project that will serve and be appreciated by people from across the world. If you are seeking international work experience in the field of engineering, you cannot let this opportunity pass you by.