IIR Internships for 2014

Posted on :

15 Jan, 2014

Category :

Internships in South Africa


IIR is offering unemployed graduates an opportunity to join its organisation for an Internship Programme. Successful applicants will gain exposure to its training, exhibitions and Conferencing businesses, corporate environment, products, and services through interaction with their experienced management & staff members.

Because IIR feels strongly about making an impact in relation to the high unemployment rate in South Africa, the aim of the programme is to assist unemployed graduates to gain work readiness skills that will ultimately lead to them to being employed in the corporate world. Opportunities exist in seven departments so we are looking for seven graduates to each join one department.  Depending on the graduates relevant Tertiary education they would fall under one of these departments,

  1. 2 x Database researcher,
  2. Marketing,
  3. Customer Services,
  4. Finance

The internship programme is offered for a period of 12 months only to South African citizens.

The Masters, Honours and First Degree Graduates will receive a monthly stipend from ETDP SETA of R 3000.00

Successful candidates will be required to sign an internship contract for the duration of the internship period.

The placement of individuals for permanent positions who successfully complete the programme is solely dependent on the availability of a suitable vacancy.

All applications are invited to apply; however IIR does align its recruitment strategy with the Employment Equity Act no. 55 of 1998.

Job Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following qualifications: Degree, Honours or Masters Degree in:

  • Research, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Event Management/Customer Services
  • Knowledge & Skills required:
  • Academic record
  • Motivational Letter & Future Goals of no longer then 400 words.
  • Completed Degree / Honours and Masters Degree.
  • Attributes:
  • Good communication and language skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • People Skills
  • Organizational Skills.


How To Apply

Please ensure that the email subject title includes the department you are applying for: e.g. Finance Internship or Marketing internship etc.

Email CV to [email protected]

No faxed applications will be considered

Closing Date: 31 January 2014
Location: Rose bank, Johannesburg

Start Date: mid-February with a possibility of it starting earlier (depending on operational requirements)


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