South Afirca Works Internship Programs

Sound Engineering
Social Work
Real Estate


Internship in South Africa

Interns in the recruitment department will work with SA Works in placing candidates in suitable work placement programmes. This involves a range of duties including all aspects of recruitment on an international level.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Screening  and selection of candidates
  • Interview and profile candidates
  • Preparing CV’s for client submission
  • Advertising vacancies
  • Liaising with candidates to ensure their successful integration onto the programme
  • Conducting Reference checks
  • Establish and maintain  relationships with clients through continuous contact throughout all stages of the application process
  • Respond to queries
  • All related administration tasks
  • Meeting key performance indicators relevant to candidate calls
  • Visa/ Permit control and monitoring of all candidates

Internship in South Africa


Interns working in the psychological counselling department  will be working closely with youth coming from a range of very challenging backgrounds. Psychologists work together with social workers in doing their utmost to ensure that the clients well being are taken care of.


Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Run inter active workshops individual and in groups to facilitate client communication
  • Engage clients by communicating  particular issues that need to be addressed or that the client wishes to explore.
  • Provide support structure that enables clients to open up and convey their feelings regarding the matters they are addressing in  their lives.
  • Assist clients in the process of making rational decisions crucial to their lives
  • Referring clients to specialists when applicable  

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Responsible and Compassionate
  • considerate and understanding
  • positive and non-judgmental
  • interested in the personal development of others and having the ability to value peoples strengths
  • enduring  and determined
  • able to establish lasting relationships
  • respect for confidentiality
  • good level of inter-personal and cultural diversity skills

Sound Engineering:

Internship in South Africa

The Sound Engineering internship focuses on recording and production of CD’s of a range of local South African up coming artists. Applicants with a background in electrical engineering, acoustics or Fine Arts are more than welcome to apply for this position. 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Separating and combining sounds according to the stages of production
  • Undertaking and altering  sound recordings through the use of recording and editing equipment and other  recording media.
  • Synchronising sound effects with  pre recorded action visual and audio
  • Organisation of microphone set up in preparation for recordings
  • Altering sound effects for live performances of pre recorded events.
  • Regulation of sound settings using standardised equipment

Skills Required:

  • Educational background in the field
  • Passion for the industry
  • Basic technical skills
  • Interpersonal and Communication skills

Assistant Teachers/ Educators

Internship in South Africa

Will assist students in apprehending the subject matter communicated to the students in the various school taught subjects. The educator will be involved in a team based study environment to ensure that the students play an active role in their learning process.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Effective Lesson Planning
  • Record Keeping
  • Checking attendance
  • Gathering student work and assisting students with difficulties
  • Supply Management
  • Monitoring student learning
  • Administer learners behaviour
  • Meeting Organisational objectives

Internship in South Africa

Social Work

Typically, a social worker recruited by SA Works would be involved in assisting youth who have undergone traumatic experiences relevant to  abandonment, abuse, drug misuse and a range of life challenges. The Social worker will thus offer support  in terms of assisting these adolescents in making efforts to lead an independent lifestyle  and function fully within society.

Task and Responsibilities
Support will be offered in various ways depending on the clients needs and may include the following:

  • Aiding individuals who  are mentally challenged [experience learning difficulties] or are disabled.
  • Rehabilitation
  • Assisting children to ensure that they feel cared for as well as offering support to enable them to perform better with regard to education.
  • Reinforcing teenagers with negatively challenging behaviour to adjust such mannerisms into something positive.
  • Working as part of a team of social workers (trained and registered) to assist troubled youth help themselves by encouraging them to keep control of their well being through active participation in the decision making process of these youth.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Embraces diversity
  • Committed
  • Supportive
  • Non judgemental
  • Open minded
  • A passionate concern for human rights and development
  • Problem solving ability
  • Listening skills
  • Cooperative skills
  • Decisive
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable

Real Estate

The interest in a career as being a real estate agent has been developing rapidly over the past few years. Simultaneously, the number of work opportunities in this field appears to be developing at a rate much faster than other occupations. This career path is particularly suited for people with a natural flair for sales and strong aspirations for achievement whilst still enjoying and being good at it.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Assisting in sales and purchase negotiations regarding residential property
  • Doing research to understand the residential property markets dealt with
  • Referring potential purchasers to the banks that can aid the follow up of offers to purchase
  • Administrative duties (filling and processing of documents)
  • Showing houses to buyers
  • Analysing specified markets for potential business


Working in the field of marketing requires an advanced level of inter personal and communication skills. The current trend is that candidates who speak foreign languages are in great demand, particularly due to the shift of the marketing sphere from its traditional background to a more direct broad-based approach through current trends focused on search and social media optimisation.

Working in the marketing industry can be a fun yet stressful endeavour when pressed for deadlines. This industry is mostly oriented for candidates who enjoy being creative and have their own sense of dynamism and distinctiveness. The average marketing intern usually studies subjects related to business, management, economics, marketing, sales or consumer behavour.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Market Research in the local and international environment
  • Assist with the creation and development of questionnaires for data collection
  • Assessing stats to enable organisations determine their position in the market place
  • Create reports that provide recommendations
  • Article marketing