Sappi SA Internal Auditor Internship 2021

December 14, 2020

Sappi SA is calling on suitable individuals who have an interest in submitting an application and qualify for its Internal Auditor Internship Programme for 2021. Be sure to go over the minimum eligibility requirements before applying.

Established in 1936, Sappi South Africa (SA) is a leading manufacturer of quality paper products and dissolved paper pulp. After a series of aggressive expansion efforts, the company diversified its product line to meet local and international demand. Today, they produce packaging and specialty papers, printing paper, biomaterials and bio-energy, to name a few.

Sappi SA is headquartered in Johannesburg and is the forerunner of Sappi Global, a multi-national company with operations spanning three continents including North America and Europe.

Sappi SA Internal Auditor Internship 2021

In addition to completing on-the-job training within the Sappi SA Internal Audit team, the primary role of the successful applicants are as follows:

  • Provide assistance with operational, financial and IT audits
  • Perform specific audit processes under the supervision
  • Establish technical competencies essential such as gathering information, evaluation, data analysis, documentation and problem-solving skills
  • Comply with professional ethics standards e.g. integrity, values confidentiality and objectivity
  • Follow IAA Standards applicable to the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing
  • Outline findings and recommendations to be presented to Management
  • Provide admin support to the company’s internal function when required

Who should apply?

For you to be considered eligible to apply, these minimum requirements must be met:

  • A graduate of a relevant 3-year Bachelor’s degree
  • A post-graduate or honour’s degree is an advantage
  • No work experience
  • Willing and able to travel locally

What is the selection process?

Sappi SA employs a straight-forward and effective selection process when screening applicants for either internships or full-time positions.

  • Applicants who are able to satisfy the basic requisites are shortlisted by a line manager and the HR department
  • Interview invitations are sent to the qualified applicants
  • The interview is conducted with the HR and line manager present. The most suitable applicants are chosen based on the interview and CV
  • When needed, assessments are done to determine skill gaps or suitability for the job prior to potential employment
  • The line manager reviews the assessment results along with recommendations
  • An offer is made to the best candidate
  • The successful candidate will accomplish the required paperwork and will receive a start date upon accepting the offer

How do I apply?

If you meet the minimum eligibility requirements and wish to push through with the application process, click here to set up an applicant profile.

If you already have an account, go ahead and log in and use 33081 as the reference code to easily pull up the advert.

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 31 December 2021.

Keep in mind that the advert may not be accessible if the position is no longer available.

Contact Information

For additional details about the programme, send an email inquiry to


  • How long will it take to complete this internship?
    The internship will run for a period of 12 months.
  • Where will the internship take place?
    The successful candidate will be based in Sappi South Africa’s Umhlanga offices in Durban.

Click the link to view Sappi SA Internal Auditor Internship 2021 programme advert.

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  • Reply Rito Felici December 28, 2020 at 10:32 pm

    I am interested

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