Emerging

talent hub.

Our emerging talent ecosystem’s ambition is to cultivate a diverse talent pipeline and facilitate a seamless transition for individuals from each programme into the next phase in their career, fostering continuous growth and development impacting business performance and beyond.

Scholars


We offer an exciting scholar programme for Grade 11 and 12 learners interested in pursuing an impactful career in engineering through our partnership with NPO’s such as Primestars and Protec. We aim to tap into the talent at the grassroots level to support young scholars with academic assistance and provide them with career guidance, as well as access to funding opportunities to pursue careers in engineering.

Unlock your full potential with Zutari’s scholar programme, designed to help you excel.

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Job Shadow Day

Job Shadow Day is a partnership with Consulting Engineers South Africa (CESA) and takes place annually during the June/July school holidays. It a glimpse of the engineering world, enabling scholars to decide on the right career path. Invited scholars can expect to: 
  • Experience the consulting engineering world and how it contributes to building a better future for communities and being impactful.
  • Have their questions about engineering answered by experienced professionals.
  • Experience Zutari solutionists at work, witness how we think differently to create & advise better
  • Learn how our deep technical knowledge and experience across various expertise and markets, combined with a Solutionist mindset, make us trusted advisors on everything infrastructure related.
  • Discover how we as thinkers and doers, lead the conversation in defining the problem and are committed to delivering enduring solutions.
In short, learn how we do this!

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Contact

Contact earlytalent@zutari.com for any enquiries.

Our bursary scheme for South African students

At Zutari, we believe the youth are the future of engineering. Our Zutari Bursary programme cements our commitment to contributing to nurturing brilliant young minds by investing in their success.

We provide comprehensive course funding and all-round support to help students successfully complete their engineering studies.

If you are a prospective engineer passionate about making a real impact, Zutari is the place for you!

Applications open on 15 July 2024, and will close on 12 August 2024.

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Eligibility criteria

Qualification disciplines: BSc or BEng in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic, Mechatronics, Industrial, and Chemical Engineering, and/or related disciplines.

Minimum academic requirements:

    • Grade 12 – A level 7 symbol in Mathematics and Science and an overall average of at least 75%
    • First year – An overall average of at least 70%
    • Second year – An overall average of at least 65%
    • Third year – An overall average of at least 65%

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Application process

Online application open 15 July 2024. To be an eligible recipient, we will require:

  • A Word or PDF copy of your CV
  • A certified copy of your South African ID or Smart Card ID card
  • Proof of acceptance or registration at an accredited or recognised university
  • A certified copy of Grade 12 results
  • First-third year students should submit a copy of their latest transcript

 Once our emerging talent team has reviewed all applications, shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a panel interview at one of our offices. Final awards will be based on the candidate’s financial needs, academic performance, field of study and interview score.

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Contact & apply

Contact earlytalent@zutari.com for any enquiries.

Our application process

Vacation work

Our vacation work programme is hosted at our major offices: Tshwane, Cape Town, and eThekwini during June-July, November- December and January-February period. It is designed for talented university students who are pursuing studies in engineering. Our vacation work programme provides an opportunity for valued bursars, external applicants, and referrals from universities and technical institutions to experience the world of work and complete their studies. 

Our emerging talent team works with selected tertiary institutions around South Africa to identify high-performing students who can participate in the programme.

The participating students will be able to learn more about Zutari and network with Zutari staff.

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Eligibility criteria

Qualification:   BSc or BEng in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic, Mechatronics, Industrial, and Chemical Engineering, and/or related disciplines.

 

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Contact

Contact earlytalent@zutari.com for any enquiries.

Our application process

Work-integrated learning

Our (WIL) workplace integrated learning programme strategically partners with institutions to provide students with the opportunity to apply their learning and gain industry exposure as well as the technical experience to complete their qualification. During this time, students will acquire and build on technical and transferable skills, such as analytical ability, leadership, problem-solving, and teamwork skills, through meaningful work.

Our WIL programme runs for a fixed term of 6-months.

Applications for 2024 is now closed.

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Eligibility criteria

Qualification:   Final year National Diploma

Discipline: Civil, Mechanical

Our emerging talent team works with selected tertiary institutions around South Africa to identify high-performing students who can participate in the programme.

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Contact

Contact earlytalent@zutari.com for any enquiries.

Our application process

Internship

Zutari is committed to providing interns with a rich and immersive experience designed to not only enhance their technical abilities but also to cultivate essential soft skills such as analytical ability, leadership, problem-solving, and teamwork skills, through engaging work.
Our goal is to ensure that every intern leaves our programme with a tangible sense of accomplishment, witness firsthand the impact their contributions have made on a project/work experience piece, for example, seeing a finished client deliverable.

We offer a 12-month fixed-term internship aimed at talented individuals who have completed their final year. This unique opportunity allows them to apply their knowledge in a real-world setting and make meaningful contributions.

Applications opens on 3 July 2024 and will close on 30 July 2024.

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Eligibility criteria

Qualification: NDip, BTech, BEng, BEng Tech, and Advanced Diploma.

Discipline: Civil, Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic, Industrial, Mechatronics, Geotechnical, Pavement, Structural; Ports and Coastal, Chemical, Multi-Discipline Modeller

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Application process

To be an eligible recipient, we will require:
  • A Word or PDF copy of your CV
  • A certified copy of your South African ID or Smart Card ID card
  • Academic transcripts from an accredited tertiary institution with a 60% overall academic average.
Once our emerging talent team has reviewed all applications, shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a panel interview. We reserve the right to determine where you will be based. Should you relocate, these costs will not be paid for by Zutari.

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Contact & apply

Contact earlytalent@zutari.com for any enquiries.

Our application process

Graduate programme

We aim to nurture and develop the next generation of solutionists. Our graduate programme aims to provide recent graduates with the opportunity to gain practical experience, refine technical skills and fulfil their ambitions of becoming registered engineers and enablers who hold eminence within the industry.

The programme will help us build a strong pipeline of professional engineers and future leaders through structured development, mentorship and exposure to meaningful work.

Applications open 3 June 2024 and will close on 30 June 2024.

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Eligibility criteria

Qualification:  BSC, BEng, BA, BCom, LLB

Discipline: Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Finance, Communications and Marketing, Law, and other Business relevant disciplines.

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Application process

To be an eligible recipient, we will require:

  • A Word or PDF copy of your CV
  • A certified copy of your South African ID or Smart Card ID card
  • Academic transcript from an accredited or recognised university with 65% overall academic average.

Once our emerging talent team has reviewed all applications, shortlisted candidates will be asked to attend a panel interview, and placements are on availability.

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Contact & apply

Contact earlytalent@zutari.com for any enquiries.

Our application process

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