The National Department of Social Development (Pretoria) is offering an internship programme for the 2012/2013 financial year in the Pretoria centre (National Office). Applications are invited from candidates who have completed a 3 year National Diploma/Bachelor and Honours’ degree/ Master’s Degree in the following

Information Science/Management/Library Science Marketing/Journalism
Financial Management Public Relations
Records Management Legal Studies
Financial Accounting Social Science
Cost and management accounting HIV/AIDS related Studies
Economics Youth Development
Human Resource Management Community Development
Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining Sustainable Development
Management Services /Organisational design / workstudy Gender and Development Studies
Public administration Project Management
Public management Population and Development Studies
Business Administration Demography
Office Administration Research/Statistics
Internal Audit Database Administrator
Software Development Communications Science
Media Studies

The Programme will commence on 01 April 2012 and end on 31 March 2013. The Interns will receive monthly stipends as follows:

  • R3, 537.62 per month for a National Diploma, Bachelors and Honours Degree;
  • R4, 367.47 per month for a Master’s Degree.

Interested candidates should forward a Z83 Form, accompanied by a detailed CV and certified copies of their ID and qualifications (Matric certificate and Diploma/Degree certificate) to the following address:

National Department of Social Development

Directorate: Sector Education and Training

Private Bag X901



Or Hand Deliver at:

C/o Bosman and Pretorius Street

HSRC Building



For attention: Ms Carmen van der Westhuizen

Closing date: 18 January 2012

Enquiries: Ms Esther Matjila tel: (012) 312 7562

Important note: Due to a large amount of correspondence we envisage receiving, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 2 months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.