Current HR Internships 2017 in South Africa 2018-2019

Human Resources Internships In South Africa for 2017

HR or Human Resources are vital to all companies and industries throughout the world. It is known as a department that manages manpower, personnel or a company’s workers. It could include the hiring and firing process, the payroll, labour disputes, employee contracts, mergers, planning, acquisition, benefits and much more. This field includes strategic implementation and management of a workforce.

This field aims to increase and ensure good flow of any company’s productivity. HR departments implements and enforces a company’s policies, processes and resources to ensure stability and growth. Some companies also use their HR departments to ensure training is provided, talent is rewarded, evaluations of performances are completed and the workforce is structured correctly.

Universities offering HR study fields are:

  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Witwaters Rand
  • Stellen Borsch University
  • University of Pretoria
  • Rhodes University
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Kwazulu Natal
  • University of Western Cape
  • University of Free State
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • Monach University
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • North West University
  • Durban University

Doing an internship prior to permanent placement is ideal to get a firm grip on what will be required from you in the work place. Industries that may have available careers for HR include:

  • Government
  • Mining
  • Steel
  • Recruitment
  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Communication
  • Service Delivery

HR Internships Available

With a degree in this field, you will have multiple opportunities in a variety of work fields and industries.

Companies offering HR internships

Atlantis Foundries

This company offers internships, bursaries, learnerships and more to qualifying candidates. To apply applicants must email their current CV, all documents and a covering letter to


This company has an exciting variety of internship programs nationally and internationally. Available internships are displayed on their website. These close at different times during the year. You may apply to available opportunities by submitting you resume.

Tiger Brands

This company’s internship program opens the beginning of May and closes for applications the end of July yearly. Application can be made on their website during this time. They prefer applicants who have no or less than 1-years full-time work experience.


They have great internship programs across the world in their operations. More detail about these can be found here. Applicants can email their CV’s and relevant documentation via their website.


You may have to register with this site to be able to apply for available internships. Momentum is part of the MMI Holdings group and some of their internships may be linked. They also offer bursaries to qualifying applicants.


They offer a 1-year internship program for newly graduated students. Open internships can be found on their Careers page. Here you will also find the closing dates and requirements. By selecting the internship program, you are interested in, you can see the details of the application process.


They offer a 10 to 12-week internship program yearly to applicants who meet all the requirements. Current internships will be available on this page of their website. They have opportunities from around the world. To be able to apply, you must register and log in on their website.

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