Closing Date: 31 August 2014
Location: Johannesburg


The Nestlé Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is a highly sought after programme that sees in excess of 6000 applications per year.  Graduates are taken through a 24-month rotational development programme that provides an introduction to the working world of Nestlé, as well as a strong foundation for further development.



  •  An accredited BSc / BT Food Science / Food Technology

Apply for the Nestle Manufacturing Graduate / Internship Opportunity

Quality Assurance

  •    An accredited B ScB Tech Degree in Microbiology & Biochemistry

Apply for the Nestle Manufacturing Graduate / Internship Opportunity

Total Performance Management

  •  An accredited BSc / BT Industrial Engineering

Apply for the Nestle Total Performance Management Graduate / Internship Opportunity

Product Applications

  •  An accredited BSc / BT Food Science / Food Tech

Apply for the Nestle Product Applications Graduate / Internship Opportunity

Human Resources Management

  •  An accredited BAB Comm Degree majoring in Human Resources or HR related field (i.e. Psychology, Industrial Psychology – completed)

Apply for the Nestle HR Graduate Opportunity

Sales & Marketing

  •  An accredited B Comm majoring in Marketing

Apply for the Nestle Sales & Marketing Graduate Opportunity

Supply Chain

  •  An accredited B Comm Supply Chain / Logistics / Transport Economics

Apply for the Nestle Supply Chain / Logistics & Transport Economics Graduate Opportunity

Finance & Control

  •  An accredited B Comm Accounting / Financial Accounting / Management Accounting, B Tech Cost & Management Accounting

Apply for the Nestle Finance Graduate Opportunity

Technical Production

  •  An accredited B EngB ScB Tech Degree in Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Food Science / Food Technology, Microbiology & Biochemistry / Biotechnology, Agriculture.

Apply for the Nestle Technical Production Graduate Opportunity


  •  Must be Computer Literate (MS Office)
  •  Over 65% academic average
  •  Shows a drive to achieve ambitious performance objectives and quality standards
  •  Willing  to take every opportunity to learn and grow
  •  South African Citizen or Permanent Residency in RSA


  •  Proactive cooperation
  •  Resilience
  •  Flexibility
  •  Quality Focus
  •  Customer Focus