Graduate Internship Programme

Posted on :

11 Jul, 2013

Category :

Graduate Jobs in South Africa

Job Number: BBD00038

Contract Type: Graduate

The BBD team is made up of highly-qualified, talented and innovative IT professionals each with their own area of expertise. Together our experience spans the full range of custom software development, from small entrepreneurial projects to complex systems for major enterprises. We understand that our clients have complex applications environments consisting of legacy systems, package applications, custom developed solutions and external systems that all need to work seamlessly together to deliver real business value and we work with our clients to ensure that the best solution is implemented and integrated.

The role

The Cape Town Graduate Internship Programme will run for 9 months and we anticipate starting in September 2013. The programme is designed to give you additional training, mentorship and project work that will make sure you get a great start to your career in the information tech industry.

The programme is planned and executed around the following:

  • Java Tech skills – in depth class room instruction as well as practical experience which culminates in a full Java certification
  • Business Analyst & Project Management skills – fundamentals
  • Mentorship – You will work with a BBD mentor. Someone who you can use as a sounding board and who will champion your learning.  You will work directly on projects with your mentor.
  • Soft Skills – all the skills that help you in any career whether it be IT related or not. These include presentation skills, business communication, business etiquette, leadership skills, time management and conflict management.
  • Realistic Timelines – you will be working on a BBD team so we make sure you will have time to do that and get involved in additional training and mentorship activities.
  • After your internship you will write formal assessments which ensure certification.  Additionally you will be assessed by the project team.  Interns who perform consistently may receive permanent job offers.
Skills & experience
  • Applicants must have completed or be in the final year of completing a BSC Computer Science / Engineering degree from one of the recognised universities.  Alternatively a Bcom degree with the relevant subjects.  Alternatively a Noatoional Diploma in Information technology with a minimum of 65% average.
  • Applicants must have no more than 1 years full time work experience
  • Applicants must have demonstrated the drive and desire to succeed through consistent academic results
  • Applicants must be previously disadvantaged South African citizens
  • Applicants must apply through the BBD careers portal and attach their latest full academic transcripts and a brief resume.
Personal Attributes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be energetic with an open mind and a positive work ethic.
  • Strong sense of self discipline, personal accountability and sense of urgency
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work within a structured process-driven environment
  • Must be able to work in a professional and comfortable work environment where the core focus is on learning, growth, knowledge sharing, teamwork and collaboration.


How to Apply

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Closing: 31st August, 2013.


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