The Human Resources Internship Program is offered by Footgear, in Cape Town Tyger Valley. This Human Resource Internship program intends to expose unemployed young graduates to working practices for a period of 12 months to increase their prospects of employment.

During the internship with Footgear, the successful candidate will collaborate with a youthful, driven, and supportive staff in a fun, pleasant, and professional setting. The candidate may expect excellent mentorship, strong leadership, and broad exposure within the department.

They will be working on a number of initiatives within the department to help launch their career.

Human Resources Internship Program Overview

  • Work Level: Student/Graduate
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Salary: Market-Related
  • Duration: 9 – 12 Months
  • EE Position: Yes
  • Location: Tyger Valley
  • Closing Date: 15 June 2024

Skills and Competencies

The Human Resources Internship Program is ideal for candidates with the following skills:

  • Whole Leadership: At Footgear, we value individuals who lead themselves and inspire others towards impactful outcomes. We seek candidates who embody responsibility, authenticity, resilience, inclusivity, and passion in their approach to leadership.
  • Business Acumen: We’re on the lookout for interns who possess a knack for innovation and insight, capable of generating distinctive value for our business. Your ability to think outside the box and contribute fresh perspectives will be instrumental in driving our success.
  • Global Acumen: Cultural intelligence is paramount in today’s interconnected world. Candidates with a global mindset, who can navigate and collaborate effectively across geographical and cultural boundaries, will thrive in our diverse workplace.
  • Relationship Building: Building meaningful connections lies at the heart of our organizational culture. We value individuals who prioritize genuine and trust-based relationships, both within the company and beyond.

Dimensions required:

To be considered for the Human Resources Internship Program, you need to meet the following dimensions:

  • Initiative & Willingness to Learn: Employees who demonstrate initiative take proactive steps to identify and tackle tasks without constant direction. They show a strong desire to expand their skills and knowledge, seeking out opportunities for growth and development.
  • Communication: Individuals who excel in this dimension are proficient in both verbal and written communication, expressing themselves clearly and articulately. They listen actively to others, ask questions to clarify understanding, and convey their messages with empathy and respect.
  • Problem Solver: Problem-solving skills are crucial for navigating challenges and finding innovative solutions in the workplace. Employees who excel in this dimension demonstrate analytical thinking, creativity, and resourcefulness in addressing issues and overcoming obstacles.
  • Attention to Detail: Attention to detail involves carefully observing, reviewing, and verifying work to ensure accuracy and quality. Individuals with this trait are thorough and meticulous, paying close attention to the specifics and nuances of tasks and projects.
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure: In today’s fast-paced and dynamic work environments, the ability to remain calm, focused, and effective under pressure is highly valued. Employees who thrive in this dimension maintain composure and clarity of thought even in challenging or high-stakes situations. They manage competing priorities, tight deadlines, and unexpected obstacles with resilience and adaptability.


Minimum requirements for the Human Resources Internship Program:

  • Proof of National Diploma at a registered Public HET institution
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Good communication skills (verbal & nonverbal)
  • Willingness to work extra hours when required
  • Immediately available
  • The graduate will be paid a stipend of R5 000.00 per month.

NB: Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

How to apply for the Human Resources Internship Program:

  1. Click on the link
  2. Complete the application form, upload documents and submit your application.
  3. Please attach a CV, certified Diploma and ID (within 3 months)

In conclusion, Footgear’s Human Resources Internship program offers a unique opportunity for unemployed young graduates to gain invaluable experience and skills in a dynamic and supportive environment. With a focus on leadership, business acumen, global awareness, and relationship building, interns can expect to develop professionally and personally while contributing to the organisation’s success.