The OUTsurance Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Internship is a structured work-based program that offers unemployed graduates valuable work experience. Successful applicants will enter into a 12-month fixed-term internship agreement (not an employment contract) with OUTsurance and will receive a stipend.

Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Internship Overview

  • Location: Centurion, South Africa
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • FAIS: Non-Financial Advice Giving Role
  • Skillset: OHS Risk and Compliance Officer

About OUTsurance

OUTsurance has been at the forefront of the South African insurance industry for the past 26 years. Known for innovation and digitally-advanced solutions, we maintain a strong emphasis on human values. Our success is driven by outstanding employees who consistently set high standards with their energy and expertise. If you’re looking to grow your career in a vibrant and dynamic environment with a touch of ‘fun’, the  Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Internship could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Job Description

The Risk and Compliance department is seeking an intern to support and assist the current Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Team with day-to-day activities. Ideal candidates must have a passion for people and delivering excellent service in a deadline-oriented environment.

This program provides graduates with workplace experience and the opportunity to practice the skills they have studied, helping them prepare for their future careers. This is an excellent learning opportunity for graduates passionate about Occupational Health and Safety who wish to gain experience and pursue a career in this field.

Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Internship Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the OHS Team with daily activities.
  • Support tasks related to risk management and compliance.
  • Deliver exceptional service in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Build strong interpersonal relationships and engage professionally with team members.
  • Take initiative and demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.


  • Matric or equivalent.
  • Occupational Health and Safety Diploma/Qualifications.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office).
  • No prior work experience required.


The successful individual should demonstrate the following competencies at an advanced level:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships.
  • Initiative and proactive engagement.
  • Professional demeanor and conduct.
  • Methodical planning and organizational skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Adaptability and positive response to change.
  • Ability to multitask and handle stress effectively.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Internship Eligibility

To qualify for the INSETA Internship program, candidates must:

  • Be South African citizens.
  • Not have previously participated in an internship with INSETA.
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 35.
  • Have been unemployed for the last two months.

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How to Apply

If you are passionate about Occupational Health and Safety and eager to gain hands-on experience, apply for the Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Internship today.

This 12-month internship is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and launch your career in a supportive and innovative environment.

Additional Information

  • Ideal candidates should align their personal work values with OUTsurance’s values of Awesome Service, Dynamic, Honest, Human, Passionate, and Recognition.
  • In line with OUTsurance Insurance Company Ltd’s Employment Equity goals, preference will be given to individuals who meet the job requirements and are from various designated groups.

The Occupational Health and Safety Specialist Internship offers a unique opportunity for graduates passionate about Occupational Health and Safety to gain valuable work experience in a dynamic and supportive environment. This 12-month, full-time internship based in Centurion, South Africa, is designed to provide hands-on experience, helping you develop the skills necessary for a successful career in the OHS field.