Interns must be proactive self-starters and results driven. In addition, the following skills and knowledge are critical:
- Good academic results
- Good communication skills
- Strong analytical ability
- Computer literacy
In order to qualify in any one of the disciplines listed below, Interns must hold a completed Education of Higher Learning qualification not more than two years old, or be in their third year of study, and require workplace experience:
- Accounting / Finance
- Logistics / Supply Chain management Computer science / IT
- Environmental / Sustainability studies Human Resources
The above list is not exhaustive and other qualifications may be considered in accordance with the business needs.
- Graduate Internship Programme addresses the specific needs of the business and caters for the career development needs of the Interns.
- Grindrod endeavours to place Interns in roles aligned to their academic background and career interests.
- Each Intern is assigned to a Business Unit with a Sponsor / Line Manager and an HR Representative to provide support with integration from student life to corporate environment. A mentor is also assigned as additional support for advice and acts as a sounding board for all career advancement needs / opportunities for the Intern.
- Graduate Internship programme encompasses training, specifically designed to support new Interns, allowing them to succeed in Grindrod’s diverse business environment.
- Interns are taken through a 12-month development programme that provides valuable insight into the working world of Grindrod, as well as a strong foundation for further development.
- Interns are supported by internal / external training programmes, and practical experience will be gained through the
- In selecting Interns, due consideration is given to candidates from previously disadvantaged groups.
How to Apply
Apply Online for the Grindrod Graduate / Internship Programme