Various Internship Opportunities at TBS


Various Internship Opportunities 

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Standards (TBS) is Tanzania’s sole Standards body, formerly established by the Standards Act No. 3 of 1975, which was repealed and replaced by the Standards Act No. 2 of 2009.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.

TBS is currently looking for dynamic candidate, committed, suitably qualified, dedicated and eager to learn and develop experience through assigned tasks. Therefore, the opportunities are for the following qualifications:

Required qualifications/fields:

Diploma in Accountancy and/or Finance (1 Intern – for Accounts duties)
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (1 Intern – for Maintenance Technician duties)

Diploma in Civil Engineering (1 Intern – for Maintenance Technician duties)
Certificate in Reception or Front Office Management (1 Intern – for reception duties)


  • All applicants must be Tanzanians; graduated between 2017 to 2020;
  • All applicants must attach an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) having reliable contacts; postal address, e-mail and telephone numbers;
  • All applicants should indicate three reputable referees, one must be from his/her
  • Academic Institution 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;
  • 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.
  • Attaching copies of the following certificates is strictly not accepted;
  • Form IV and form VI results slips; and
  • Testimonials and all Partial transcripts. Certificates from foreign examination bodies should be verified by the relevant authorities (TCU, NACTE or NECTA);
  • Presentation of forged certificates and other information will necessitate legal action;
  • Attach a letter of endorsement from a Local Government Chairperson or Executive Officer confirming your place of residence;
  • Attach a brief paper setting out the reasons why you need an internship with TBS and what expectation after a year;
  • Deadline for application is 05 June 2020 on closing business at 16h00;
  • Only qualified candidates will be informed on the date for interview;
  • 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;
  • Internship practice is not a guarantee for employment at TBS. In case employment opportunities arise at TBS or elsewhere, interns shall follow the laid down employment procedures as will be stipulated;
  • Signed application letters should be written in English and addressed to the following address:

P.O. BOX 9524,


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