BDO South Africa: Industrial Psychology Intern (Durban)

Industrial Psychology Intern

Company BDO South Africa

Reference # PBS_01

Published 15/10/2021

Contract Type Permanent

Salary Market Related

Location Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Duration 12 Months


At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities and our client's unparalleled support.

BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 91,054 people working out of 1,658 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

BDO South Africa has a vacancy for an Industrial Psychology Intern based at our Durban office.

The Industrial Psychology Intern is responsible to the Head of People and Business Solutions and the supervisor of the internship programme for carrying out the work allocated to them, for the provision of assistance with implementing key client projects, and for supporting the strategic objectives of the division and organisation. The programme is in line with HPCSA guidelines and will run for a compulsory period of 12 months.

Job Functions Intern,Other

Industries Accounting & Auditing,Consulting Services


Reporting to the internship supervisor you will inter alia be responsible for:

•Proving end-to-end assessment solutions

•Support key organisational development projects

•Provision of administrative support

•Provide advisory services to clients on human capital related matters

•Drive business performance through various people solutions

•Run end-to-end projects in a professional manner

•Maintaining a Portfolio of Evidence that correspond to the successful completion of required activities


Minimum Requirements

•Completed Master’s Degree course work and dissertation

•Registered as Student Psychologist with the HPCSA

•Valid Driver’s License and own transport

•Ability to work on multiple projects

•Excellent reporting writing and verbal communication skills

Competencies Required


•Eagerness to learn


•Strong client orientation

•Attention to detail

•Being adaptable

•Ability to prioritise and handle stress

•Task driven and results focused