Cloud business management solutions company, Sage has launched its Internship Programme, with an intake of 50 interns to the South African operation.
The programme will run for 12 months offering young professionals an opportunity to apply their education in a real-world of work setting. The programme will focus on developing life skills, work readiness, workplace mentorship and coaching, and develop workplace knowledge and experience.
The interns will be placed in different lines of the business which includes Customer Services, Customer for Life, Legal, Marketing, IT, Product Delivery, Partners and Alliances, HR and Transformation with the focus to develop and transfer workplace experience.
“The programme is in line with our transformation and people strategy, to support skills development, employment equity and address youth unemployment in South Africa. We are excited by the calibre of the graduates participating in this programme, and the impact that we will be making to the lives of these young people and grow the economy by developing the workforce of the future,” says Faith Ramusetheli, Sage’s Transformation Director, Africa & Middle East