Sanlam Internships
Position title
Sanlam Internship Program 2024 / 2025 Apply Now
Description

Sanlam, a leading financial services group, is offering exciting internship opportunities for individuals who are eager to gain practical work experience in the financial industry. As an intern at Sanlam, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals, learn from industry experts, and contribute to meaningful projects that will enhance your skillset and knowledge.

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Responsibilities
  • Assist with day-to-day tasks: Support various departments within Sanlam by performing administrative tasks, data entry, filing, and other duties as required. This will provide you with exposure to different areas of the business and help you develop a broad understanding of financial services operations.
  • Conduct research: Conduct research and analysis on industry trends, market conditions, and competitor activities. This will involve gathering data, preparing reports, and presenting findings to the relevant teams. Your research will contribute to informed decision-making and strategic planning.
  • Collaborate on projects: Work collaboratively with team members on specific projects or initiatives. This may involve assisting with project planning, coordinating tasks, conducting research, and contributing to project deliverables. Your involvement will provide you with practical experience in project management and teamwork.
  • Client support: Assist in providing support to clients by addressing inquiries, resolving issues, and offering basic financial advice. This will require excellent communication skills, a customer-centric approach, and the ability to understand and meet client needs.
  • Learning and development: Actively participate in training sessions, workshops, and other learning opportunities provided by Sanlam. Take advantage of the chance to enhance your technical knowledge, financial acumen, and professional skills under the guidance of experienced mentors.
Qualifications
  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a relevant degree or diploma in a related field (e.g., finance, economics, business administration).
  • Strong academic record and a passion for the financial industry.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to gather and interpret data.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Proactive and self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Willingness to learn, take initiative, and embrace new challenges.
Job Benefits
  • Gain valuable work experience in the financial services industry.
  • Exposure to various departments and functions within Sanlam.
  • Opportunity to learn from experienced professionals and industry experts.
  • Access to training and development programs to enhance your skills.
  • Networking opportunities with professionals in the financial industry.
  • Potential for future employment or career advancement within Sanlam.
Contacts
  • Visit the Sanlam website: Go to the official website of Sanlam (www.sanlam.com) and navigate to the "Careers" or "Jobs" section. Look for information specifically related to internships.
  • Explore available internship opportunities: Browse through the available internship positions to find the ones that align with your skills, interests, and educational background. Take note of the application requirements, deadlines, and any specific instructions provided.
  • Prepare your application documents: Update your resume/CV and tailor it to highlight relevant coursework, skills, and experiences. Prepare a well-crafted cover letter expressing your interest in the internship and explaining why you believe you would be a suitable candidate.
  • Submit your application: Follow the instructions provided on the Sanlam website to submit your application. This may involve filling out an online application form or sending your resume/CV and cover letter via email.
  • Be proactive: After submitting your application, consider reaching out to Sanlam's Human Resources department or the designated contact person to express your interest and inquire about the application process or any additional steps you need to take.
  • Prepare for interviews: If your application is shortlisted, you may be invited for an interview. Research Sanlam, its values, and its services to familiarize yourself with the company. Prepare thoughtful answers to common interview questions and be ready to discuss your skills, experiences, and motivation for pursuing an internship with Sanlam.
  • Follow up: After the interview, it is good practice to send a thank-you email or note to the interviewers, expressing your gratitude for the opportunity and reiterating your interest in the internship.
Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Financial Services
Job Location
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8000, South Africa
Working Hours
09
Date posted
June 5, 2024
Valid through
June 6, 2025
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