Business Skills Intern

Job description

A key outcome of this position would be the coordination of the small-medium enterprise development unit as part of incubation for students graduating from attending the skills development courses.

The skills development centre offers training specifically to unemployed youth between the ages of 18 and 34. This intervention adds market-related skills to participants so that they eventually become economically independent.

Job Responsibilities

Assist students with the training and the development of individual business plans;

Training of students in basic business and entrepreneurship skills;

Assist students by creating a pathway that leads to an exit strategy from the incubation programme;

Function as part of a multidisciplinary team that guides the progress of students during incubation and primarily addresses key gaps and needs identified by participants in the incubation process;

Link students with internships, employment and self-employment opportunities; and

Assist in tracking progress on small-scale business set up by graduates of the training and incubation programmes.


The candidate must at least have qualified with a degree or diploma in Business Management or Entrepreneurial studies and must be a passionate social entrepreneur with good, strong skills in working with people. The person must be willing to take risks, especially in turbulent and challenging times.

If you seriously want to broaden your horizons and contribute to our society’s social landscape, then this job is for you.

* Be between the ages of 18 and 34;
* Have never had any formal employment;
* Be a South African Citizen;
* Must have the qualifications listed above;
* Are not currently in full-time studies and can attend this internship full-time;
* Add a cover letter stating why you want to do the internship and specify which
city/town you are applying for; and
* We will also require a completed application form, a certified copy of your ID no
older than 3 months, and a certified copy of your highest qualification.

The start date of the internship is the 1st of July 2024, and the end date is the 30th of June 2025.

Note: You must be willing to be subjected to a credit and criminal check or any industry-specific check required for your job role.

Email your CV, together with the cover letter, clearly stating which position you are applying for and all other requirements listed above, to DO NOT SEND VIA FACEBOOK OR ANY OTHER WAY.