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 :

Food

Ref: 1801

This food company is one of about 30 affiliates around the globe, situated on all continents, supplying primarily stabilized fruit preparations that are used to add to yoghurt and other foods. The Fruit branch is part of this food company holding which have sugar, starch and juice divisions. The financial head office is in Vienna, the R&D competence centre is in Austria and the QC management in Paris France.The Fruit branch grew to such an extent that a second plant was opened in Johannesburg in 2011. They are situated in the southern suburbs of Cape Town and have a staff compliment of approximately 90 people. Onsite in Cape Town they have the administration, QC lab, R&D Lab, Procurement and Production. At the Fruit branch they have the experience and creativity to develop a high quality fruit preparation that is uniquely suited clients needs. The Fruit branch also do fruit preparations for bakery and dairy milk blends and their formulated fruit juice concentrate range is an "All in One" solution comprising of 100% Fruit Juice blends and Fruit Nectar concentrates. Innovation, Quality, and Superior Customer Service makes the Fruit branch  an essential first choice for a strategic supplier. Custom development and industry leading response time allows clients to be the first to market with a new concept or idea. Their core expertise in fruit and fruit technology has earned them a position as international market leaders. The Fruit branch offers the best of both worlds - combining local market knowledge with international expertise. With locations and relationships around the world, the Fruit branch can provide clients with a reliable and consistent supply of high quality product.

Location: 30 minutes Cape Town City Centre
Car required: Preferable
Dress code: Semi Casual

Duties
working in the R&D department where they will start by assisting the Product Development Technologists.
Produce samples according to customer briefs
Modifying existing products and processes
Work on projects from creation to scale up in the factory
Liaise and cooperating with all manufacturing departments
Following through with the necessary administration and documentation

Requirements
Background in Food Technology, food Innovation Management or a related field
Practically orientated
Creative and open to new methods and ideas
Previous work or internship experience preferred
Able to get on well with people from different cultures and communicate openly

Food

Ref: 1802

This Food Manufacturers (Pty) Ltd. was established in 2006, the result of a merger of two well established food manufacturers in South Africa. They have two main processing plants, one in Cape Town and the other in Johannesburg. From these two plants, they are able to deliver fresh products twice a week to all their clients in South Africa, numbering over 2000 in total. Delicacies are the market leaders in the production of dips, a top producer and supplier of olives to the market and supply a vast range of wholesalers, top-retailers and hospitality clients. This food manufacturer is a world class manufacturer and distributor of fresh pre-prepared foods supplying the major retailers, independent retailers, local and international airlines and many other customers. Food Manufacturers production teams are continuously improving their already extremely high standards of quality and hygiene through their HACCP Compliance, Good Management Practices, daily audits carried out by their own food technologists and the use of their own on-site, micro-laboratories in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Food Manufacturers has fleets of over 150 refrigerated vehicles and systems in place to ensure the cold chain is not broken and that products are maintained at the correct temperature until they reach their destination. They continually invest in their staff, they employ in excess of 450 people nationally , as well as their equipment and procedures to ensure that they produce an exceptional quality of product at all times. This ensures their top position as the market leader in the production of fresh salads in South Africa as well as Market Leaders in the production of fresh dips in South Africa.

Location: 15 minutes Cape Town City Centre
Car required: Preferable 
Dress code: Semi-casual

Duties
Be assigned to a supervisor and given tasks accordingly. To exposure to processing methods, research and development and laboratory experience in the micro-laboratories.

Requirements
Studying towards a degree/diploma in Food Science or Food Technology
Some past experience would be preferable
Good analytical skills
Able to work both well in a team and independently

Food

Ref: 1803

This company is a family owned business that has been in operation since March 1989 in Cape Town producing sausages, ham and other cold meat specialties of consistent supreme quality.  On offer is a wide variety of rolls, salads,  specialities, meats and much more which make for a quick, easy but also utterly delicious lunch. Company sources the very best quality meats from exclusive suppliers throughout South Africa, Namibia and Botswana, The company has the finest cuts of succulent, flavoursome meat on offer. With one the largest selections of fine deli items, the mouth-watering array of salami’s, cold meats, fine cheeses, genuine breads and a tempting selection of imported goods, the company is a excellent one-stop deli.

Location: 20 minutes Cape Town City Centre
Car required: Yes 
Dress code: Semi Casual

Duties
Work in areas such as Research & Development, quality control and Process control and optimization. You will gain excellent hands on experience in a busy factory with a team that have an extensive combined knowledge.

Requirements
Background in Food Science or related area
Related practical experience
Hardworking individual who enjoys working in a team with like minded people 
A passion for food