International Trade

Supply Chain and Logistics Intern


International trade, Supply chain, Logistics, Trade law, Internship

Career Field

International Trade

Job Type

Internship Programme


South Africa



The Host Organisation

An international logistics company offering air, road and sea freight services on high priority automotive consignments.

Roles and Responsibilities

Interns will shadow and support our warehouse management to run operations efficiently and in accordance with safety as well as local and international trade regulations. They will be involved with the planning of shipments based on customer needs, supporting supply chain systems, administrative tasks and tracking orders to ensure prompt deliveries.


Knowledge of logistics software or transport management systems Basic accounting knowledge Excellent organizational and time-management skills Good communication skills Willingness to learn and adapt to new systems and procedures

Skills Acquisition

Organization and efficiency Problem solving In depth knowledge of current import and export laws and regulations Cross cultural communication and collaboration Customer service and support Project management

Benefits to Intern

Gain valuable work experience in a fast paced professional environment and learn from experienced mentors. Gain a real insight into what a career in international trade would entail and build a valuable network of contacts. Gain an in depth understanding of international trade processes and practical experience in all aspects of export- import trade processes.

Schedule & Compensation

Full-time temporary role with expectation of 37.5 hours work per week. Summer placement of 8-12 weeks with some flexibility and potential to extend Internship completed on an unpaid basis.



Please note that this position is offered as part of a comprehensive professional internship programme which has a fee. We offer lots of opportunities in this career area as part of our internship programme.

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Programme fee starts at GBP £396 (USD $495)

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