Selection of Positions

Random selection of Internship and Volunteer position, projects, thesis in Cape Town, Somerset and Stellenbosch where Magister had people in the past or/ and presently open. Please notice that names and exact locations are changed or deleted. Even if you don't find your desired position or is not available for your desired period, Magister is still able to supply you with an suitable professional alternative. To apply please fill in the application form. A listing of most internship and volunteer positons and descriptions are stored in the Magister South Africa database. Here you find few examples in following fiels :

Accounting

Ref: 1001

This group of Companies, established in 1970, were voted the number one business opportunity company in SA and were also awarded a position in the Top 300 category of South African companies.The company employs directly & indirectly 300 staff and they conduct business nationally & worldwide. They have national and international trading entities as well as property holdings and also have offices in South America, United Kingdom,USA & Germany. The Group is also involved in property investment, development & project management, & has developed a good team of architects, engineers & people with practical building experience. The Group owns a substantial property portfolio nationally & internationally. The globalization of markets & the political evolution in South Africa sets new direction for growth-minded companies.The Group is poised to meet this new reality and to participate in the BEE in the empowering programs of SMME's, unemployed & disadvantaged groups through consortium, local & international joint ventures & has financial linkages, which make sound business sense.

Location: Saltriver, 10 minutes drive from City Centre
Car required: No
Dress code: semi casual

Internship description
This group is offering internship positions in several fields, these include Accounting and Finance, Business Administration, Retail, Sales & Marketing and Engineering.
As an Accounting student with the company, you will be involved in General Accounting procedures, which will include Book keeping, Financial reporting, Account Reconciliations and all other related aspects.
If you are interested in an internship in Business Administration or Marketing, you will be required to compose and produce a variety of business correspondence, reports, confidential documents and/or forms, and related materials, assist with preparation for and staffing of events, update records from returned mail and other sources, assist with sales and marketing procedures and create a variety of applications for business assistance. You will also be involved in market research and statistics. Engineering students will be given a project according to their study field and requirements and their specialization. An internship with this company will give you an excellent business overview. You will need to be a hardworking, motivated student who is willing to invest effort, and in return you will gain excellent experience. The company will do their utmost to ensure that your internship is a rewarding and enjoyable one, and will do their best to meet all your needs and requirements.

Requirements
The intern should have reasonable English language skills, some previous experience and hard-working, independent and reliable. The students should have an Accounting, Business administration, marketing or economics background and enjoy working on projects or as part of a team. As an intern, interpersonal effectiveness is of high importance, and you will be required to incorporate the use of initiative as well as the quality, accuracy and timorousness of work.

Accounting

Ref: 1002

This accounting firm is a partner of group of companies and mainly focused on foreign owned businesses and their accounting and tax needs. They are a young, dynamic & professional business that provides small to medium business and individuals with a host of tax and accounting services such as tax filing, book keeping and financial statements. They offer a comprehensive understanding of local South African Tax and business statuary requirements and have a vast amount of experience with and a specialization in foreign owned businesses and their special requirements regarding business permits with the Department of Home Affairs. This accounting firm has an open and transparent communication with their clients with the ability to explain accounting and tax matters in a simple language for their clients specific circumstances. They offer a transparent pricing structure that includes upfront quotes.  

Location: Cape Town City Centre
Car required: No
Dress code: Semi-casual

Duties
Focused on foreign owned businesses and their accounting and tax needs. Tasks will be varied and numerous and will include but not be limited to the following:
Assistance to accounts manager of several clients (bookkeeping, payroll, statutory returns)
Assistance with Income tax returns (personal and business)
Preparation and submission of tax registration forms
Preparation and submission of companies registration forms -Administration of the back office

Requirements
A background in Finance and/or Accounting
Hardworking, motivated all rounder individual
Good analytical skills
Previous work or internship experience preferred

Accounting

Ref: 1003

This company is a global player in the automotive industry and is driven by a real passion for the automotive world. They show passion of a leading supplier, a partner delivering innovation, engineering and production support to the world's automakers. Automotive passion involves blazing a new trail, managing complex, international projects and generating industrial efficiency, while ensuring continual involvement, commitment and transparency. It involves being in perpetual motion, driven by a business culture for progress deeply rooted among our 62,000 employees... men and women serving automakers and consumers around the world, from Aulnay to Cleveland, Porto Real to Pizek, and Shanghai to Yokohama. The Cape Town production plant undertakes emissions controls technologies, they are leaders in advanced solutions that focus on enhancing vehicle performance, improving vehicle stability, and reducing harmful emissions. Their products are part of virtually every vehicle on the road today. The Cape Town branch, with a staff of over 420 people focuses on Light Vehicle Systems, and more specifically Air and Emissions Technologies and catalytic converters. The current site was established originally as an LVA facility producing shock absorbers in 1982, and now produces catalytic convertors (LVS) as well. They are one of the leading multinational automotive component suppliers based in Southern Africa, providing engineering, design and cutting-edge manufacturing and aftermarket solutions.

Location:  20 minutes  Cape Town City Centre
Car required: Preferable.
Dress code: Semi casual

Duties
Accounting and Controlling interns will be based in company’s Finance departments

Requirements
Accounting, bookkeeping background
Previous experiences
Solid English
Excellent Excel skills
References that can be checked
Hard working and analytical