ABOUT Pragma :

Pragma was established in 1990 as an engineering company aiming to assist industries by providing enterprise assistant management- to this day, they are continuously achieving that vision.

Pragma has over 500 employees who all aim to ensure the peace of mind of clients whilst taking pride in their development of management practices and software tools. The sectors that have benefited from this approach by Pragma are namely the manufacturing, mining, local government, equipped manufacturing, and distributed facilities sectors. With the help of Pragma, these sectors are able to perform at their fullest potential whilst keeping a balance in cost, risk, and asset performance.

Pragma provides a number of opportunities to individuals to enjoy and become accustomed to a workplace environment-this is done by recognizing, supporting, and valuing their employees whilst leading them to follow and support this company strategy. Headquartered in South Africa, Pragma’s offices reach out globally in countries such as Mexico, Brazil, and many European locations.


Pragma is offering an internship position in their Africa Coastal Region department. Pragma is looking for individuals in the middle of completing their Engineering qualification. This application is extended and encouraged to individuals from diverse backgrounds and living with disabilities.
During this programme, the intern will gain realistic engineering experience in this prosperous company. Students will only be accepted if they have a letter that is validated by their educational institution stating that practical work experience is needed to help them obtain their qualifications.

Location: East London, Eastern Cape

Key Performance Areas of the Programme:

  • Assisting all team requirements
  • Supporting all team requirements
  • Performing computer application duties
  • Help in problem-solving by aiding engineers with clients
  • Provide support to engineers
  • Performing data analysis
  • Presenting findings
  • Assisting clients with regular improvement projects


Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Education requirement: must be currently enrolled in an accredited institution, obtaining a Degree in Engineering
  • Must be a student that, in order to obtain the above qualification, is in need of in-service training
  • Must have experience in all Microsoft Office packages
  • Must be an individual from a diverse background (advantageous)
  • Must be an individual living with disabilities (advantageous)
  • Must be an excellent communicator
  • Must have interpersonal skills
  • Must have problem-solving capabilities
  • Must be willing to meet deadlines
  • Must be goal and deadline orientated
  • Must be willing to learn and add value to the appointed department
  • Must be willing to work in the business unit across all functional groups
  • Must attend meetings held by the company and all networking events
  • Must work well in a high-pressured environment
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must be enthusiastic and collaborative


Applications must be done on Pragma careers platform
(Reference Number: PRA210121-1)

Create an account on the site and ensure that the following documents are included in your application:

  • An updated Curriculum Vitae
  • A copy of all relevant qualifications/ documentation
  • Letter from the institution stating the requirement for practical work experience to obtain the tertiary qualification

Please note: Internal candidates will be given first preference in accordance with Pragma’s goals, pertaining to the Employment Equity Act


For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact the Pragma corporate training specialists directly:

Name: Karen Greyling (Academy Business Development Manager)
Email Portal: https://www.pragmaworld.net/services/academy/corporate-training/

Name: Tim Beavon, Pr.Eng (Academy Operations Manager)
Email portal: https://www.pragmaworld.net/services/academy/corporate-training/