Top HR student: Do you want to learn and work as an intern with Marius Meyer, CEO of #SABPP?

SABPP offers an opportunity for an HR student as an intern to report to the CEO, Marius Meyer. This is a wonderful opportunity for a top student to learn and work with HR thought leaders, authors, HR professionals, learning providers and students.


The purpose of this intern role is to learn about the application of HR management principles, standards and practices and to provide a support service to the CEO in fulfilling his duties. Key roles are as follows:

  • Support the SABPP CEO with professional HR policies, practices, services, administration and presentations for staff, students and members;
  • Learning and applying the National HR Competencies, HR Standards and related projects.

The following competencies are essential for the HR Intern:

  • Administration and attention to detail: from contact to follow-up and follow-through
  • Professionalism, proactive approaches and service delivery
  • Communication and feedback (verbal and written)
  • Report writing
  • Presentations
  • Sense of urgency, results and deadline driven (making things happen)
  • Social media and computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, twitter, linkedin,facebook)
  • Relationship-building
  • HR management functions and standards
  • Self-management, customer service and teamwork
  • Ethics, work ethic and punctuality

Only intern candidates meeting the following criteria will be considered:

  • Top performing students with a three year SABPP accredited HR qualification (e.g. National Diploma or B degree in HRM, and studying towards or completed a four year qualification such as BTech or Honours);
  • Student member of SABPP;
  • Evidence of completed Powerpoint presentations;
  • Good writing skills to draft documents, reports and presentations;
  • Active participant in social media platforms with at least 100 followers on twitter;

Preference will be given to employment equity candidates.  For more information about SABPP, follow us on twitter @SABPP1 and our blog  or website   CVs and applications outlining your vision, skills, commitment to customer service, ethics and work ethic should be submitted before 15 November 2013 to


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