Interns at Würth


“We cannot always build the future for our Youth, but we can build our youth for the future” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Internship Programme

Wurth South Africa (Pty) Ltd offered a group of amazing young individuals the opportunity to join the Wurth team in a 1-year Internship programme.  During the Internship, individuals work in their respective departments and gain career knowledge, experience and the opportunity to solve real business challenges.
Lethabo Mokwena: Public Relations Intern (Degree in Strategic Communication)

What do you like most about working at Wurth?
Wurth South Africa is not like any other company I have worked for. The Corporate culture here is truly different. Everyone works exceptionally well together and goes the extra mile to ensure that we reach our objectives in the best way possible. It is such an honour to work with individuals who are passionate about what they do and keep a great smile on their faces!

Where do you see yourself in five years?
In five years, I wish to have acquired the skills, knowledge, and training necessary to be an expert in the marketing and communication field. I would also like to be able to mentor young graduates entering the corporate world.

What are some of the skills you learnt at Wurth?
I have learned several skills that have built my character and confidence here at Wurth. These include; working under pressure, managing my time well and being innovative.  These skills are significantly crucial in my line of work.
Jerome Kheswa: IT Intern (Bachelor of Science in Information Technology)

What do you like the most about working at Wurth?
I want to start by saying that it’s a really great experience overall and a very collaborative atmosphere. The IT team and I work together on almost every project. I am learning more working here than I ever did in university, where I am introduced to finances, retail, logistics, sales, marketing, etc.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Five years from now, I want to set up realistic goals for myself. I will keep the same fire alive within me. I want to test myself. I have set up targets that can bring out the best of me. These objectives deal with making decisions that are tough but fruitful. The five years I see ahead of me are full of responsibilities that need better decisiveness. I picture myself growing to be a leading software engineer, entrepreneur and all-around creative professional.

What are some of the skills you learned at Wurth?
Some of the skills I have learned so far include communication, learning from mistakes, productivity, analytical skills, time management & Industry or product knowledge. Also, maintaining positive and productive company culture.
Mbali Nzuza: Training Intern (BA Degree in Psychology and Human Resource, Certificate in Human Resources, Certificate in Training )

What do you like the most about working at Wurth?
The environment is altogether welcoming and friendly. Everyone here is helpful and supportive in whatever capacity they can give. I think the environment we are in also encourages us to give off the best we can of ourselves.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
I wish to have completed my honours degree in Human Resources and grown in the training and development working space.

What are some of the skills you learned at Wurth?
There is a different sense of professionalism that comes with working in any corporate space, and by far, with the experience I’ve had, this opportunity has introduced me to a new sense of professionalism.