AVI Internship

The AVI Internship programme gives driven, innovative and talented graduates an opportunity to put theory into practice. The focus throughout the internship is career advancement; fostering insight and development of key skills so that the efforts and commitment result in valued contributions in corporate business.

The AVI Internship programme runs for a period of 12 weeks, during which interns will be exposed to practical work in their specific discipline of study. Through the project, interns will gain practical exposure from seasoned professionals, and engage in various social events including sports tournaments, factory tours and community service trips. This is an opportunity to gain invaluable experience from factory level to the head office environment.

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Frequently asked questions

Why choose AVI?

AVI is a JSE-listed company – you will work with established and trusted consumer brands.
Training and development – you will benefit from both accredited and informal instruction on industry best practices.
Compensation – all interns will be remunerated at a market-related rate.
Be part of an innovative and progressive culture in which you are able to effect change.
You will receive mentorship and support – a dedicated mentor will guide you and keep you accountable in your project deadlines. A weekly 'touch-base' with your mentor will provide you with all the direction and training that you need to create a genuine contribution to your business unit.
Increase your employability – gain valuable skills that will make you more marketable in a skills-short market.
Build your professional network – interact and learn from experienced, knowledgeable professionals.
Be part of a multi-cultural, collaborative team.

When do applications open?

Applications open from the 15th of July 2010. Closing dates for applications on the end of August 2010

How do I apply?

Download and complete the application form and send this along with your updated CV and a copy of your transcripts to interns@avi.co.za.

Our recruitment process consists of at least two interviews and Psychometric assessments

What kind of internship disciplines is AVI recruiting for?

Sales and Marketing
Human Resources
Information Systems/Computer Science
Industrial Engineering
Applied Maths

How do I keep informed?

Keep updated on upcoming events and any changes by joining the AVI Internship Programme Facebook Facebook Group

You can also keep an eye out at your University career centre for our Graduate Recruitment Roadshows, where we will take part in country-wide presentations on our brands, company values and operations. This will be your opportunity to engage with AVI employees and to pose any questions you may have.

Road show dates are as follows:

WITS University Career Fair – 15th July & the 19th of August 2010 from 08h30 – 15h30
University of Johannesburg (UJ) Career Fair – 19th, 20th and 21st July 2010 from 08h00 – 16h00


Before you apply to the AVI Internship Programme, you should:

Be in possession of a completed a tertiary qualification; this means a three or four year degree/diploma at an accredited institution;
Not have been employed on a full-time basis prior to your application;
Be computer literate; and
Have a proven track record of resilience and the drive to succeed.
Contactable references

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