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Electrical Engineering Internships in South Africa

Electrical Engineering Internships in South Africa

Electrical Engineering Internships in South Africa; Electrical engineering usually includes both light and heavy current electrical fields. This qualification is also used in technological fields, communications and more.


Companies Providing Electrical Engineering Internships


This company is one of the largest energy, fuel, and chemical companies in South Africa.

Mercedes Benz


This company specializes in transportation and includes the building, planning, research of motor cars, as well as sales and more.


With this company, you will be entering the communications industry as it is their specialty.


Transportation is what you will be working on at this company, including freight, rail and more.


Aerospace technologies, airplanes and all related fields are what this company is all about.


Battery power in all shapes and sizes with development of the latest technologies. For designing, building and more of airplanes, this company has it all.

PG Group / Shatterprufe

This company is a leader in glass technology, delivering to all related industries.

What Does the Internships Program Offer

If you are planning to work within this field there are multiple possibilities.

Careers within this field are as follow and more:

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Technology Engineer
  • Electrical Manager
  • Aircraft Performance Engineer
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Communications Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Circuit Designer and Builder
  • Electrical Systems Engineer
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Distribution Planning Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Instrumentation & Control Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • Product Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Technical Systems Engineer

Costs Covered by Internships

Candidates will receive a monthly allowance from a company while partaking in their internship program, as well as all study material. Extra benefits will be at the discretion of each company and will be discussed with successful candidates upon signing the internship agreement.


Electrical Engineering Internships Requirements

Most companies only take candidates that are citizens of South Africa and between the ages of 18 and 30. Each company will have a variety of requirements as needed per career path, yet, there are some similar requirements.

Basic requirements are:

  • Valid ID book or card
  • Valid Matric / Grade 12 certificate
  • Diploma or degree in Electrical Engineering   
  • Diploma or degree in related field
  • Computer literate
  • Fluent in English
  • Must be unemployed
  • Must not have a criminal record

Depending on the company, some candidates may also be required to pass a medical and/or psychometric test.

How to Apply for These Electrical Engineering Internships

Most companies will have an online application process, yet, some still require candidates to apply via fax, e-mail, postage or hand-delivery. The method of application will be given in the advertisement of each internship.

Here is a list of companies that offer candidates electrical internships:

Many of these and other companies can be found online. Candidate can usually find open or available internships with a company on the careers page, talent pool or graduate programs page.