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Schneider Electric SA Human Resources Graduate Programme 2020

Schneider Electric South Africa is looking for talented, fresh graduate who will be interested in submitting an application to qualify for the company’s upcoming Human Resources Graduate Trainee Programme for the 2020 financial year.

French-based multinational electrical equipment company Schneider SE, is a Fortune Global 500 company that started out as Schneider & Cie in 1836 and finally renamed to what it is now in May 1999. It merged with and is a parent company to a great number of  companies, which allows it to offer a comprehensive portfolio of services aimed at a broad range of industries and end-markets that include the following:

  •  Automotive industry
  • Cement industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Data centers
  • Commercial real estate
  • Electric utilities
  • Hospitality industry
  • Food and beverage industry
  • Mining industry
  • The marine industry, and a lot more…

In South Africa, Schneider Electric operates its headquarters in Midrand, Johannesburg offering digital automation and energy solutions that promote efficiency and sustainability. The company integrates real-time automation, cutting-edge energy technologies, services and software into a hybrid solution for residential customers, buildings, infrastructures, data centers and industrial facilities.

Schneider Electric a global revenue amounting to 25.7B euros in 2018. Currently, the company employs more than 180,000 professionals worldwide.

Schneider Electric SA Human Resources Graduate Programme

The successful candidate will be given a great opportunity to the company’s Human Resources team and be able to acquire exposure and experience within the many disciplines of their particular field of study. In addition, the incumbent will be an essential part of a constant learning and dynamic work environment. The internship also allows the successful intern to get a real-world understanding of the work place and interact with both external and internal stakeholders.

Who should apply?

Only candidates who possess the following credentials and skills are considered eligible to apply for the internship:

  • Must have a degree in Human Resources, Industrial Psychology or any equivalent field of study
  • Acquired at least a 60% grade point average on modules
  • Must have zero to no more than two (2) years of work experience
  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Knows how to operate a computer
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Capable of delivering quality results even under pressure
  • Never misses a deadline
  • Possesses a can-do attitude
  • Great attention to details

How do I apply?

If you meet the minimum eligibility requirements and would like to apply for the position, set up an account on the company’s recruitment portal by clicking here.  If you already have an account go ahead and log in and search for the advert by using Job Code: 005TN5 or click here.

Application Deadline?

Applications are ongoing and no deadline has been set as of this writing.

Contact Information

If you need to get in touch with Schneider Electric SA’s Cape Town offices, call +27 11 254 6400.

Click the link to view the Schneider Electric SA Human Resources Graduate Programme 2020 advert.


  • How long will it take to finish this graduate programme?
    This internship opportunity runs for a duration of 12 months.
  • Where will the successful applicant be assigned to fulfill the internship contract?
    The successful candidate will be joining Schneider Electric SA’s Human Resources team in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
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