IQbusiness South Africa: Graduate Internships 2020 / 2021

IQbusiness South Africa invites applicants for Graduate / Internship Programme 2020 / 2021.

Internship Application closing date is 31 August 2020

Internship Location: South Africa

What better way to kick start your professional career with IQbusiness, the leading independent management consulting firm in South Africa.

Our 12-month internship programme is designed to give passionate graduates the opportunity to hone their abilities and garner valuable experience, by exposing them to the workplace and letting them work on a variety of projects.

We will support your growth and learning with experience, exposure and education.

Minimum Requirements


  • Completed Matric
  • Completed undergraduate Tertiary Qualification
  • Have a Drivers’ License and a willingness to travel

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The day-to-day activities of consultants are often complex and will vary depending on the client and type of project. You may work alone on some projects, while others will involve a large team and could be based in one location or across various sites.
  • Exposure to various Consultant role types include:
    • Technical roles – the roles involved in applying combined functional and industry expertise applied to core concepts, tools, approaches and methodologies
    • Project roles – this involves the design and delivery of client solutions. Here you will perform assigned work activities in terms of clearly defined work plans under close supervision
    • Client facing roles – the role involved in delivering on business solutions already sold
    • Internal roles – working on internal projects and strategic initiatives
    • Generic roles – working across functional areas
  • Typical tasks, particularly for new graduate recruits, involve:
    • Carrying out research and data collection to understand the organisation
    • Conducting analysis
    • Interviewing the client’s employees, management team and other stakeholders
    • Running focus groups and facilitating workshops
    • Preparing business proposals and presentations
    • Assisting to identify issues and forming hypotheses and solutions
    • Implementing recommendations/solutions and ensuring the client receives the necessary assistance to carry it all out
    • Liaising with the client to keep them informed of progress and to make relevant decisions
    • Quality Analysis for all project work
    • Participate in all communities of interest and Town Halls

Personal attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral, facilitation
  • Ability to conduct presentations
  • Leadership Skills – strategic thinker, people management
  • Be a creative and analytical thinker
  • Be highly driven and able to self-manage in a fast-paced environment
  • Build rapport and develop effective working relationships with clients
  • Be resilient in dealing with resistance to change
  • Flexibility

Our next internship programme will run from January 2021 to January 2022. Online applications will open on 1 June 2020 and close on 31 August 2020.

How to apply

Click here to apply online for IQbusiness South Africa: Graduate Internships 2020 / 2021

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