Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS): Internship Opportunities TBS

By | August 1, 2019

Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) is Tanzania’s sole Standards body, formerly established by the Standards Act No. 3 of 1975, which was repealed and replaced by the Standards Act No. 2 of 2009. It is a Parastatal Organization under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. TBS introduced internship programs for graduates from diverse academic backgrounds to have exposure in development issues and a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment of the Bureau.

TANZANIA BUREAU OF STANDARDS 
OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERNSHIP PROGRAM 
Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) is Tanzania’s sole Standards body, formerly established by the Standards Act No. 3 of 1975, which was repealed and replaced by the Standards Act No. 2 of 2009. It is a Parastatal Organization under the Ministry of Industry and Trade. TBS introduced internship programs for graduates from diverse academic backgrounds to have exposure in development issues and a first-hand impression of the day-to-day working environment of the Bureau. 
The core functions of TBS are: 

  1. Formulation and promulgation of Tanzania standards in all sectors of the 

country’s economy 

  1. Implementation of the promulgated standards through third party certification 

schemes; 

  1. Improving the quality of industrial products both for export and local 

consumption through various certification schemes; 

  1. Promotion of standardization and quality assurance services in industry and commerce through training of personnel in Company Standardization, Quality Assurance and Management Systems, Quality Improvement, Laboratory Techniques and Accreditation, Packaging Technology and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP); 
  2. Undertaking testing of product samples drawn by TBS Inspectors in the course of Implementing standards (certification samples), requested by manufacturers themselves (type-testing samples), brought by consumers (consumer complaints samples) or for checking laboratory proficiency (proficiency testing samples); 
  3. Undertaking calibration of industrial and scientific measuring equipment and 

instruments in the area of mass, length, volume, energy, temperature, etc. 
TBS is currently looking for thirty-two (32) graduates at degree, diploma and certificate levels among the fields mentioned below for Internship program to learn and practice the above core functions. Preferred candidates should be dynamic, committed, suitably 
qualified, dedicated and eager to learn and develop experience through assigned tasks: 
18 Interns for Core functions (15 for Imports Inspection; 1 for Namanga Border; 1 for Mutukula Border and 1 for Sirari Border) 
Required qualifications: 

  1. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry 2. Bachelor of Science in Microbiology 3. Bachelor of Science in Geology 4. Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Chemistry 5. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health Sciences 6. Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology 7. Bachelor of Science in Computer Science 8. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering 9. Bachelor of Science in Automobile Engineering 10. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering 11. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering 12. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering 13. Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering 14. Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Engineering 15. Bachelor of Science in Chemical and Process Engineering 16. Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering 17. Bachelor of Science in Textile Engineering 18. Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering 19. Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering 20. Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering 

14 Interns for Support functions 
Required qualifications: 

  1. Bachelor of Arts in Economics or Statistics (2 interns)
  2. Bachelor of ICT, Computer Science or Computer Engineering (3 interns) 3.
  3. Diploma in Journalism with skills in video shooting and production (1 intern)
  4. Diploma in Records Management (6 interns)
  5. Diploma in Procurement (1 intern)
  6. Certificate in Laboratory Science (Level II – 1 intern) 

NB: GENERAL CONDITIONS 

  1. All applicants must be Tanzanians, graduating between 2017 to 2019 only. ii. All applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable 

contacts; postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers. 
iii. All applicants should indicate three reputable referees, one must be from 
Academic Institutions with their reliable contact e-mails and telephone numbers. iv. The maximum period for individual program is one year, no intern shall be reappointed as Bureau’s intern after completion of one year of his/her tenure as intern at TBS. v. Applicant for Border Offices must indicate specific border in the subject line. vi. Applicants must attach their certified copies of the following certificates; 

  • Degree/Diploma/Certificates; 
  • Degree/Diploma transcripts; 
  • Form IV and Form VI National Examination Certificates; and 
  • Birth certificate or National Identity Card. vii. Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted; 
  • Form IV and form VI results slips; and 
  • Testimonials and all Partial transcripts. viii. Certificates from foreign examination bodies should be verified by the relevant 

authorities (TCU, NACTE or NECTA). ix. Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal 
action. x. Attach a letter of endorsement from a Local Government Chairperson or 
Executive Officer confirming your place of residence. xi. Attach a brief paper setting out the reasons why you need an internship with TBS 
and what expectation after a year. xii. Deadline for application is 12th August, 2019. xiii. Only qualified candidates will be informed on the date for interview. xiv. Successful and accepted interns shall not be paid salaries or any remuneration attached to salaries instead interns will be assisted by Management from time to time from approved Budget to cover for transport and lunch expenses. xv. Internship practice is not a guarantee for employment at TBS. In case employment opportunities arise at TBS, interns shall follow the laid down employment procedures in the Public Services as will be stipulated. xvi. Signed application letters should be written in English and addressed to the 
following address: 
DIRECTOR GENERAL, TANZANIA BUREAU OF STANDARDS, P.O. BOX 9524, DAR ES SALAAM

For more details click here to get the file
OPPORTUNITIES_FOR_INTERNSHIP.pdf

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