Top Employer 2015


You can apply for open positions through this link.   You can also browse all positions open in the Total Group worldwide here.  You can also check out our careers corporate website here.


Our Internship Programme offer graduates hands-on corporate knowledge and experience in the fields of finance, human resources, engineering, operations etc. to prepare them for their chosen career in the working world.

As an extension to our internship Programme, Total South Africa is offering five South African graduates an experience to work in our global environment in both Africa and Paris for a period of (1) one year to gain international exposure in their chosen field. 

We, at TOTAL have the ability to make a real difference, not only in the work that we do but also due to our talents. As such we look for graduates with the right attitude. “You have to ask yourself what drives you and if you are interested in making a real difference”.


Our bursary scheme offers employment prospects and a number of individuals have flourished in their careers within the Company. Our bursary scheme accommodates 8-10 bursary students on an annual basis. The aim of the bursary programme is to:

  • Enhance youth development and employability
  • Create a pool of talent to feed into the internship programme
  • Create a skills pool for scarce and critical skills required by the Company  

Bursaries are also provided to students in their third year of studies provided they have achieved an average of 65% or greater for years 1 and 2.

To be eligible learners should not be receiving any financial assistance from another institution or company. Click here to apply.

Total Bursary Brochure

(Applications are only open 1 September to 30 November each year  - applications before or after these days will not be accepted)

Click here to read a paragraph written by one of our bursary students.



As a responsible corporate citizen, we offer learnership programme opportunities for unemployed matriculants who have passed mathematics and physical science (65% and above). The programme is structured to enable the learners to experience classroom and practical on-the-job training.

Learners who successfully complete the programme are awarded with a Further Education and Training Certificate, which is registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on a NQF Level 2 (recognised nationally by chemical industries) and accredited by Chemical Industries Education & Training Authority (CHIETA).  

Road shows are conducted throughout the country to identify exceptional talent.