Learnerships, graduate programmes and internships

“Without hard work and discipline, it is difficult to be a top professional.” Jahangir Khan

As we approach the middle of 2020, learners and students across the country will be thinking about next year. What will you do after school? Will you get a job now that you have a certificate, diploma or degree? While this time of year can be rather stressful, you can alleviate some of the uncertainty about your future.

Here’s how:

  • Plan ahead

You might be busy preparing for your end of year exams, but now is the time to also plan for 2021. With half the year already over, the second half is sure to fly by too. Be prepared for next year. If you’ve decided to apply for learnerships, graduate programmes or internships, now is the time. Don’t wait until the last minute. Start searching and start applying today! [View all the current vacancies online here Freerecruit.co.za]

Start looking for your learnership or internship today
Start looking for your learnership or internship today
  • Don’t leave things to the last minute


As mentioned above, now is not the time to procrastinate. There are many learners and students looking for learnerships and internships. By getting your application in early, you will have a better chance of securing the position.


  • Keep working hard


You’ve put in 12 years at school. You’ve been studying for 3 years at varsity. Now isn’t the time to take your foot off the gas. Keep working hard. Keep your head down and keep studying. Your results at the end of the year will have a huge impact on future employers. They want the best candidates and if your marks are consistently high, your application will be hard to ignore.

Make a good first impression at your learnership interview
Make a good first impression at your learnership interview
  • Put your best foot forward


If you’ve gotten that interview, now’s your chance to really show a potential employer what you’re made of. Be prepared for the interview. Dress smartly and neatly. Don’t be late. This is your chance to make a good impression and secure your future. Make it count. If you need more tips, read here [Interviews: How to make a good impression]

Make the last 6 month of the year count and 2021 could be the year that sees your entire life change. Apply for a learnership, graduate programme or internship at some of the top companies in South Africa here [Search by type]