Interns will receive a stipend of approximately R4 900.00 per month.

The following internships are available:

Internship Area


ICT Infrastructure Development:

  • IT (Ref. DoC 01)
  • ICT Security (Ref. DoC 02)
  • Space and Satellite Communications (Ref. DoC 03)
  • e-Government ICT Infrastructure and Applications:
  • Broadband (Ref. DoC 04)
  • e-Education (Ref. DoC 05)
  • B degree or equivalent qualification in Information Technology, Information Systems or
  • Computer Science
  • BSc Computer Science
  • B degree in Engineering (Light Current) or equivalent
  • Bachelor of Science or Electronic Engineering degree or equivalent ICT-related qualification
  • Tertiary qualification in Spatial Data Analysis / Town Planning or any GIS-related qualification. Knowledge of ESRI geo-database model and spatial database management
ICT Policy Development:

  • Economic Analysis (Ref. DoC 06)
    • Broadcasting Policy (Ref. DoC 07)
    • Postal Policy (Ref. DoC 08)
    • Legal Services (Ref. DoC 09)

BSc Statistics  /BSc Econometrics

Degree in Media Studies

Degree in Social Sciences or Financial Policy

LLB degree

ICT International Affairs and Trade:
Bilateral Affairs/Multilateral Affairs/Africa Desk (Ref. DoC 10)
Degree / National Diploma in one or more of the following: International Relations/
Economics  /Politics and Legal Studies / Public Administration
Presidential National Commission (PNC) on ISAD:

  • Planning Coordination and Evaluations (Ref. DoC 11)
  • e-Applications – SMME (Ref. DoC 12)
  • ISAD Cluster (Ref. DoC 13)
Degree/Diploma in Science / Economics / Accounting
Degree / Diploma in Business Management /Economics
National Diploma or equivalent in Office Management
Shareholder Management:

  • Enterprise Strategy (Ref. DoC 14)
  • Financial Analysis (Ref. DoC 15)
Degree in Strategic Management
B Com or B Compt degree

Office of the Director-General (Ref. DoC 16)

Degree or Diploma in Public Administration / Office Management / Project Management
Finance and Supply Chain Management:

  • Logistics and Assets/Acquisitions and ContractsManagement (Ref. DoC 17)
  • Accounts and Budgeting (Ref. DoC 18)
B degree or equivalent in Logistics / Supply Chain Management / Finance
B degree /Diploma in Finance
Strategic Planning and Monitoring (Ref. DoC 19) Relevant university degree
Gender, Disability, Youth and Children (Ref. DoC 20) Degree or Diploma in Development Studies/Public Management/Business Administration.
A qualification in Youth Development and/or Disability and/or Gender Studies will be an added advantage.
Communications (Ref. DoC 21) Degree or Diploma in Communications /Journalism / Public Relations
Human Resources Management (Ref. DoC 22) Degree or National Diploma in Human Resources Management /Public Relations /Logistical


  • Applicants should be unemployed graduates who are in possession of the relevant tertiary qualifications as indicated above and are South African citizens.
  • Applicants should have no previous work experience, including no previous internships.
  • Successful applicants will sign an internship agreement.

Please indicate clearly the relevant reference number and the internship area as indicated above in which you are interested. If you qualify for and are interested in more than one area, please submit separate applications for each area.

Applications must be submitted on form Z.83, obtainable from any Public Service department and must be accompanied by a detailed CV together with certified copies of qualifications and ID document. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Please take note that applications received after the closing date of the said advertisement will not be considered. Please take note that all qualifications are subject to verification.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within two (2) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

People with disabilities and from historically disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.

Please forward your application for the attention of Ms LM Kgang/Ms V Leshaba to the Director-General, Department of Communications, Private Bag X860, Pretoria 0001 or hand-deliver it to Nkululeko House, iParioli Office Park, Block E, 399 Duncan Street, Hatfield, Pretoria. Enquiries regarding the internships can be directed to Mr JK Bosch at (012) 427 8588 and Ms Ellah Kekana at (012) 421 7045.

Closing date for applications: 2 March 2012