Ackermans Internship Programme 2022/2023

About the Ackermans Internship Programme

Ackermans invites young unemployed graduates who meet all the necessary requirements to apply for the Internship programme.

Are you an energetic, ambitious and qualified graduate looking for a practical learning experience in retail? x20 Applications for our Cape Town based graduate opportunities are now open!

At Ackermans we provide our graduates with hands-on behind-the-scenes industry experience, to give them direction and purpose for the future.

If your application is successful, you will have you the opportunity to:

  • Get paid experience based in CPT
  • Kickstart your career in retail
  • Work with industry experts
  • Gain cross-functional exposure
  • Work in a flexible environment
  • Explore your interests
  • Gain working knowledge of future career possibilities
  • Develop your work ethic and corporate brand

You have the opportunity to be exposed to the following business areas, based on your qualification and department you are interested in:

  • Data & Technology: Data Analytics, Systems
  • Planning: Merchandise Planning
  • Operations: Visual Merchandise, Risk
  • Buying, Trend & Design, Product Technology
  • Commercial: Online Commerce, Cellular Marketing
  • Marketing: Digital, Brand, PR, Commercial Marketing
  • Supply Chain: Distribution Centre, Freight (Import & Export)
  • Finance: Accounts Payable, Reporting, Revenue & Inventory
  • HR: Remuneration & Benefits, Talent & Culture, Recruitment, HR Systems, Training & Development


  • A completed qualification relevant to the placement you are applying for
  • No prior full time work experience in your field of study


  • South African citizenship
  • The candidate is based in Cape Town

Apply online for the Ackermans Internship Programme 2022/2023