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  • Bursaries: What are we looking for?

WSP is one of the world’s leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. 

We bring together our 54 000 staff, based in more than 550 offices, across 40 countries to provide engineering and multidisciplinary services in a vast array of industry sectors, with a focus on technical excellence and client service. 

In Africa, our 500 strong team of engineers, technologists, technicians and scientists as well as environmental experts provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment. 

We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. 

Operating from South Africa, our specialist skills backed by a global reach make us the service provider of choice – whatever the challenge might be.

We are a collaborative team of experts that thrives on challenge and unconventional thinking. Channelling our curiosity into creating progressive solutions to complex issues is both our mission and our passion.

It matters to us that each of our colleagues comes to work every day with curiosity, drive and a sense of purpose. We are living proof that a stimulating, open working environment where everyone feels relevant, valued and supported is a catalyst for outstanding achievements.

Careers at WSP connect you to a vast array of opportunities. Join a collective of likeminded international experts including engineers, scientists, project managers, technical and business advisors and more. Leverage each other’s strengths as you contribute to some of the world’s most unique and challenging projects. Build diverse expertise that benefits your career, your colleagues and our clients.

We believe that a blend of empowerment and responsibility results in outstanding achievements. We hold all of our colleagues to the same high standards, while providing them with the tools, training and support they need to craft their own journeys.

WSP in Africa offers bursaries for engineering and environmental students at recognised universities in South Africa. We support our bursary candidates through vacation work and employment opportunities after studies where possible, giving them the opportunity to not only make their mark on the world, but to build a legacy.

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES BURSARY

WSP is looking for motivated, resilient, and innovative Environmental Science 3rd year and Honours students.

If you are an Environmental Sciences student, currently enrolled for a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science (Honours) and meet the following further requirements, please send us your application.

  • A minimum average of 75%. 
  • Please note that students should not be in receipt of another bursary or scholarship to be eligible.
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals, but all South African Citizens are welcome to apply.

ENGINEERING BURSARY

Each year we look for Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers for our bursary programme. 

If you are an Engineering student, currently enrolled for a Bachelor’s degree in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical engineering and meet the following further requirements, please send us your application.

  • A minimum average of 65%. 
  • Please note that students should not be in receipt of another bursary or scholarship to be eligible.
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals, but all South African Citizens are welcome to apply.

How to apply

We have a wealth of opportunities available across our regions. To find a vacancy that meets your aspirations click below to visit our careers section. 

Please do watch our website for regular updates and closing dates for different roles.

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