Internships

Interns work closely with project teams working on industry development programmes or related research, assisting in many supporting functions and activities while benefiting from exposure to various industries. A limited number of six-month internships are available at B&M Analysts’ offices in Cape Town and Durban with opportunities for a permanent placement typically explored towards the end of an internship.

What You'll Do

Interns are required to work on identified projects that may span across a number of programmes/divisions/projects within B&M Analysts. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Internal projects as identified by the executive committee
  • Assistance on external research projects
  • Assistance on cluster and research activities such as:

-Compilation of databases

-Database management

-Data presentation in numerical and graphical format

-Statistical data analysis, forecasting and interpretation

-Completion of surveys and interviews

-Desktop and secondary research

-Analysis of findings

-Compilation of reports

-Presentation of reports to firms and/or industry stakeholders

-Administration of cluster business plans

-Organisation and administration of cluster workshops

-Ensure programme aspects are complete, current, and stored appropriately

  • Effectively conveying company and cluster messages in both written and verbal business
  • Development discussions
  • Effectively applying BMA’s methodology and enforcing project standards
  • Keeping informed of industry developments
  • Maintaining relationships with cluster members and other stakeholders
  • Identifying new opportunities for clusters

What We're Looking For

We are offering a 6-month internship to allow a bright, enthusiastic and hard-working individual an opportunity to gain valuable work experience, develop his/her own skills and improve his/her employment career opportunities. In addition to honing his/her own skill set, the intern will be developed in other business skill areas such as Project Management, Business Communication, Time Management and Business Etiquette.

Minimum requirements

  • Completed studies
  • Minimum Honours qualification – Economics/Economic Development
  • Unemployed
  • Not studying part time
  • Driver’s licence (not a minimum requirement but would be an advantage)

Preference will be given to those applicants that are from a previously disadvantaged background.

Behavioral Competencies Required

  • Respect for others
  • Teamwork
  • Self-Management
  • Communication
  • Commitment to deadlines

Interested? We want to hear from you.

To apply, click the button below. You will be immediately directed to the first phase of our recruitment process, which is a 50-minute cognitive ability test. If you are successful, we will contact you to request further application documents. Good luck!