Internships are often the start of a prosperous career at a company and an invaluable chance to meet and interact with your new marketing and advertising industry peers, socially and professionally.
At Vega, we aim to equip our students with skills to make a positive contribution to the workplace. As such, internships are incorporated into our official curricula to help ease into real-world branding, marketing and advertising positions.
Undergraduate and honours internships
All final-year, undergraduate and postgraduate degree students are required to successfully complete a one-month internship before they graduate.
These internships aim to create unique opportunities for students to experience real-life working situations within a company or agency, as well as for employers to engage with young creative talent. They also provide the ideal opportunity for both the employer and the intern to form a long-term relationship. Our students often secure full-time positions at the same company or agency where they completed their internships.
Imagination Lab internships
The Lab programme is a year-long programme designed to equip previously disadvantaged learners with real-life skills, and to facilitate internships for learners once they have completed their studies.
The Lab progamme consist of The Further Education and Training Certificate in Advertising plus a series of additional support modules, such as digital and design training and creative process, and a two-week industry internship. The Advertising qualification is registered with South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) as a Level 4 Further Education and Training Certificate. The programme is structured in line with current educational trends, integrated theoretical training and intensive practical application.
By employing Imagination Lab interns, companies or advertising agencies can take full advantage of the unique resources these students provide, contribute to skills transfer to the disadvantaged sector and increase their BEE profiles.
More than 700 learners have passed through the Imagination Lab's doors since its inception and the really talented students have been offered permanent employment and have hugely successful careers ahead of them.
So, if you're interested in any of our remarkable Imagination Lab students with regard to internships, feel free to drop Ottoline Robertson on email@example.com
or call her on 011 521-4600.