Ackermans invites unemployed graduates to apply for Internship Programme 2023 / 2024
Internship Application Closing Date: Not specified
Internship Location: Cape Town, Western Cape
At Ackermans, we are committed to helping our graduates find their footing and future direction. We offer an exciting opportunity for energetic, ambitious, and qualified young graduates to embark on a phenomenal learning experience. Our Graduate Program provides hands-on experience in the thriving Retail Business industry, and it’s designed to set you on the path to a successful career. Here’s how you can apply:
What You Can Expect
As a graduate at Ackermans, you will have the opportunity to:
- Be Exposed to the Retail Industry: Gain valuable insights into the dynamic world of retail and understand how it operates.
- Explore Your Interests: Identify your passions and interests while gaining practical knowledge of potential career paths within the retail industry.
- Develop Your Work Ethic and Corporate Brand: Build a strong work ethic and align yourself with Ackermans’ corporate values and brand.
- Build Relationships: Establish connections and network with professionals in the retail sector that can benefit your future career.
- Acquire Skills: Equip yourself with a diverse set of skills that will prepare you for a successful career in the industry.
Exposure to Various Business Areas
Ackermans offers exposure to the following business areas based on your qualifications and department preferences:
- Buying Functional Area
- Commercial: Cellular Marketing
- Data & Technology: Data Analytics, Systems
- Finance: Revenue, Inventory, Accounts Payable
- Human Resources: Talent & Culture, Recruitment, HR Information Systems, Training & Development
- Marketing: Digital, Advertising, Data & Technology
- Planning Functional Area: Merchandise Planning
- Operations: Risk, Operation Systems, CAD
- Supply Chain: Distribution Centre, Freight (Import & Export)
To succeed in our Graduate Program, you should possess the following attributes:
- An Assertive Self-Starter: Show initiative and the ability to work effectively within a team.
- Good Organizational and Planning Abilities: Be organized and able to plan tasks efficiently.
- Excellent Communication Skills: Communicate effectively in both written and verbal forms.
- Sound Administrative Skills: Pay attention to detail and handle administrative tasks competently.
- Flexibility and Tenacity: Be adaptable and thrive under pressure.
- Good Learning Orientation: Be eager to learn and grow in your role.
Qualification and Experience Requirements
To be eligible for the Ackermans Graduate Program, you should meet the following criteria:
- A Completed Relevant Qualification: Hold a completed qualification relevant to the placement you are applying for.
- No Prior Full-Time Work Experience: You should not have prior full-time work experience in your field of study.
Terms and Conditions
- South African Citizenship: Applicants must be South African citizens.
- Location: Candidates should be based in Cape Town.
- On-Site Placement: The program is on-site at the Ackermans Support Centre.
If you meet these requirements and are excited to embark on a journey of learning and growth with Ackermans, we encourage you to apply for our Graduate Program and kickstart your career in the retail industry. We look forward to welcoming you to our team and helping you achieve your professional goals.