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Petro SA Internships 2023

Are you new to the working world? Do you think you can make it in the fuel sector in one of many roles? If the answer is yes, then you’ve come to the right place!

Petro SA is now accepting applications for its internship program.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to get a start in the working world and also gain some valuable work experience at the same time.

If you want to join, then you need to apply right now.

We’ve provided a breakdown of how this internship program works and what it will need from you during the application process works.

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This internship will not be accepting applications after 28 March 2023. Please make sure that your application and all supporting documents are submitted before this date.


This learnership will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

What is PetroSA?

The Petroleum Oil and Gas Company of South Africa (SOC) Limited (PetroSA) is South Africa’s national oil corporation and is a commercial entity under South African law.

PetroSA is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Central Energy Fund (CEF), which reports to the Department of Energy.

The firm has a portfolio of assets throughout the petroleum value chain, with all activities conducted in accordance with world-class safety and environmental standards.

PetroSA was founded in 2002 as a result of the merging of Soekor E and P (Pty) Limited, Mossgas (Pty) Limited, and portions of the Strategic Fuel Fund, another CEF subsidiary.

What is This Internship Program?

This internship program will give recent graduates the chance to enter the working world in their chosen profession and gain much-needed experience and exposure to the field all while being under the supervision of a notable and esteemed institution.

PetroSA provides Internship opportunities to students and graduates in order for them to better grasp the theories, ideas, and practices of their subject or major by actively participating in a “hands-on,” work-based, learning experience within the Petrochemical sector. The internship program lasts twelve (12) months and is available in the following disciplines:

1.   Management Accounting X 2

Accounting analysis and provides cost information to the internal management for the purpose of planning, organizing, directing, controlling, and decision making. It measures the real performance in assessment with the budgets and helps management in such a method that the latter can maximize the rate of return on capital employed.

2.   Human Resource X 2 (Of which 1 candidate must be from a TVET College)

Human Resource Management will provide the following exposure:

  • Remunetion & Benefits
  • Recruitment
  • Employee Relations
  • Training & Development
  • Change Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Performance Management

3.   Internal Audit X 3

Internal Auditors have the responsibility to evaluate financial documents for accuracy and compliance with federal regulations. Identify the financial risk of the organization and offer recommendations to reduce and mitigate those risk.

4.  Information Technology X 3

Provides a wide range of services to support, fix, and maintain the hardware and software of an organization’s computer systems.

Will also be required to install, troubleshoot, test, or help roll out security features, hardware, and software, or maintain networks and computer systems.

PetroSA is committed to Equality, Employment Equity, and Diversity regarding employment opportunities. In accordance with our Employment Equity Plan, preference may be given, but not limited to candidates from under-represented designated groups.

PetroSA reserves the right not to make an appointment to posts as advertised. PetroSA encourages candidates living with disabilities to apply for positions.


Please make sure you meet ALL of the following minimum entrance requirements before submitting your application because if you don’t, your application will be rejected:

  • Must be a South African citizen.
  • Must have the relevant/required Academic qualifications/transcripts.
  • Medically fit
  • Only applications submitted through the PetroSA Career portal will be considered.
  • Candidate not currently formally employed.
  • Candidate has not been part of an internship program before.
  • PetroSA is providing a training opportunity, and this does not guarantee any future employment within PetroSA.

How To Apply

Applications are quite simple. All you need to do is apply on PetroSA’s page here.

Contact Details

If you have any questions or concerns related to this internship program, then you can contact PetroSA directly through the following means:

​Human Resources (Careers): 27 21 929 3494​

Good luck with your application!