Massmart, a leading retail group in South Africa, is offering two dynamic internship programmes for 2024. These programmes are designed to build talent pipelines for their stores and distribution centres.

Available Massmart Graduate Internships

1. Massmart TVET Graduate Internships Programme

The Massmart TVET Graduate Internship Programme is a comprehensive 18-month programme tailored for students from Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges. This internship aims to provide practical work experience aligned with the student’s academic training, helping them fulfill their logbook requirements and enhancing their employability in the retail sector.

  • Locations: Gauteng, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Work Environment: Retail Stores and Distribution Centres
  • Skill Development: Business, personal, and technical retail skills

Benefits

  • Gain practical work experience in retail
  • Explore various career paths within Massmart
  • Network with industry professionals
  • Develop critical skills for future employment

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have completed a minimum of an N6 qualification (N6 Business Management, N6 Financial Management, N6 Administration) from a TVET college
  • Should not have been employed permanently with a single employer continuously for more than one year
  • Should not be studying full-time during the internship period (August 2024 – July 2025)
  • Should not be registered on a SETA funded program currently
  • Must be available and willing to work retail hours and on a fixed-term 18-month contract

Skills and Competencies 

  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Passion for the retail industry
  • Digital savviness
  • Curiosity and critical thinking
  • Agility and innovation

2. Massmart Degree Graduate Internship Programme

The Massmart Degree Graduate Internship Programme is an exciting 12-month opportunity designed for graduates holding a degree in fields relevant to retail management. This programme provides hands-on experience in various critical areas within Massmart, helping interns develop skills that are essential for a successful career in retail.

  • Locations: Nationally (Gauteng, Limpopo, Free State, Mpumalanga, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Work Environment: Retail Stores across South Africa
  • Skill Development: Business, personal, and technical retail skills

Benefits

  • Acquire practical work experience in retail management
  • Explore diverse career opportunities within Massmart
  • Build a professional network with industry leaders
  • Develop essential skills for career advancement

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have completed a minimum of a Degree (BCom Retail Management, BCom General, BCom Business Management)
  • Should not have been employed permanently with a single employer continuously for more than one year
  • Should not be studying full-time during the internship period (August 2024 – July 2025)
  • Should not be registered on a SETA funded program currently
  • Must be available and willing to work retail hours and on a fixed-term 12-month contract

Skills and Competencies 

  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Passion for the retail industry
  • Digital savviness
  • Curiosity and critical thinking
  • Agility and innovation

How to Apply

To apply for either of these Graduate Internship programmes, visit the Massmart careers page and complete the online application form.

Click on the links below to apply

Be sure to upload your CV, academic transcripts, and any other required documents. Highlight your relevant skills, experiences, and why you are passionate about a career in retail.

Additional Notes

Massmart values diversity and inclusion and encourages all qualified individuals, including those with disabilities, to apply. Due to the volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within one month.

By applying, you consent to Massmart processing your personal information for the purpose of evaluating your application. Your information will be used for this purpose and will be securely destroyed once it is no longer needed unless retention is required by law.

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Massmart Graduate internships  offer an excellent opportunity to gain practical experience, develop essential skills, and explore a career in retail. Whether you are a TVET college graduate or hold a degree in a relevant field, Massmart’s internship programmes are designed to help you transition from education to the workplace successfully.

Don’t miss out on this chance to kick-start your career with one of South Africa’s leading retail groups.

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