Distell offers a 1 year internship programme where students from around the world can gain work experience in various fields of studies. The programme runs from 1 February till 31 January of every year and students wishing to apply should upload their CV here on our website. Recruitment takes place during September to December of each year and students are welcome to visit our website during this period to view the advertisements.

We recruit students who are in their final year of studies and offer them an opportunity to acquire workplace experience in order to obtain their qualification. Our internships are represented in the fields of:

  • Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical)
  • Quality/Management/Food Technology
  • Production Management
  • Operations Management

Distell also offers graduates the opportunity to gain practical experience through its work experience programme. This is offered to graduates in the fields of:

  • Logistics/Supply Chain
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Human Resources

Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract commencing on 1 February of each year.

CAT Programme (CA's in Training)

Distell has received accreditation from SAICA to offer a 3 year TOPP programme for Accounting graduates. To qualify for selection and participation in this programme, potential candidates need to meet the following criteria:

  • A completed BCom Acc (Hons)/CTA degree (will enjoy preference).
  • A completed BCom Acc degree (will also be considered).
  • Certified copies of latest academic records.
  • Driver’s license and own vehicle (will be an advantage).
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Computer literate in MS Office.
  • SAP experience (will be an advantage).
  • Willingness to travel.
  • South African citizen.


Successful applicants are expected to enter into a 36-month contract commencing on 1 January of each year.

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