IT Grad Programme

For the love of IT


The IT Grad Programme has been designed for students studying towards an IT-related degree, who reflect our values through their ability to think Out of the Ordinary, perform with enthusiasm and have integrity to the core.

Investec's IT Grad Programme explained

A closer look at our IT Grad Programme

IT Grad Programme

If you’re in your final year of an IT-related degree or post grad degree, then our IT Grad Programme may be the perfect fit for you. If your application is successful, you will get a permanent contract in one of our IT divisions at Investec Sandton.

Work experience

You will gain hands-on experience and mentoring in a dynamic environment on your learning journey. We offer placements in Systems Development, Business Analysis, Business Intelligence, Database Administration and Data Analysis.

IT Scholarship

We consider our IT Scholarship to be a feeder into our IT Grad Programme. Scholarships are awarded to students in their second year to final year of studies.

From Khayelitsha to Investec's IT Grad Programme

Armed with an Investec bursary and a determination to make his mother proud, Abonga Ngada left Khayelitsha to study at UCT. He's now part of Investec's IT Grad Programme and calls Sandton his new home. This is a story of defying the odds...

Mvuyo Makhasi
"The Investec IT Grad Programme has given me incredible exposure to the intricacies of IT and an opportunity to work with some of the most talented and brilliant minds in the industry."

Mvuyo Makhasi

Frequently Asked Questions

  • IT Grad Programme FAQs

    Who can apply?
    Students in their final year, studying towards a degree (or the equivalent of) in one of the following fields:
    • Bachelor of Science (BSc or BS) in Computer Science
    • Business Computing or Computer Engineering
    • Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Informatics or Information Systems
    • Bachelor of Business Science (BBusSc) in Information Systems
    Can non-SA citizens apply?
    Yes, if you have the relevant work visa requirements.
    What is the starting salary for an IT grad?
    Is there an age limit to the programme?
    There is no age limit to apply for the IT Grad Programme.
    When can I apply?
    Applications for our IT Grad Programme open between 01  and 30 June each year. Due to the volume of CVs we receive, we ask that you do not apply outside of the application period.
    How can I apply? 
    During the application period, there will be an online application form for you to complete on this web page. Please fill in your details and submit the necessary documents outlined in the application.
  • IT Scholarship FAQs

    What kind of average do I require to qualify?
    We have an academic requirement of 70% average for the final result each year.
    Can non-SA citizens apply for the IT Scholarship?
    Investec wishes to encourage and promote South Africans to further their studies and qualifications in the hope that they will contribute significantly to the economic development of the country and to fully participate in the broader South African society. Accordingly, South African citizens are invited to apply for selection for the Investec IT Scholarship.
    Do you offer scholarships to students that are still in matric?
    The Investec IT Scholarship is awarded to students in their 2nd year to final year of studies.
    What does an Investec IT Scholarship cover?*
    University tuition fees, residence fees (where relevant), book allowance and a subsistence allowance.
    *All of the above are capped at an appropriate amount per annum
    If I am awarded the IT Scholarship, do I have a work back obligation?
    We consider our IT Scholarship to be a feeder into our IT Grad Programme. Therefore, if you were awarded a place on the IT Grad Programme after completing your studies through the IT Scholarship you would have a work back obligation for the number of years you were sponsored.
    Is there a payback obligation attached to the IT Scholarship?
    Yes, if you decline the IT Grad Programme offer, you would be obliged to pay back your full scholarship amount.
Ursula Sekoaila
"Everybody is Out of the Ordinary but most people fail to identify why. The few who have identified this…. must be in this building (Investec)."

Ursula Sekoaila, IT Grad Programme participant

Get in touch with our IT Grad Programme team

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