Closing Date: 19 April 2013

The Department of Correctional Services I inviting applications for internship opportunities that currently exist within the Department.


Unemployed graduates (those who have successfully completed a Degree or a National Diploma in any of the fields specified below) between the ages of 18 and 35.

Interns will be placed nationally within the Department of Correctional Services (Head Office, Regional and Management Areas).

Applicants are advised to apply to work stations close to their place of residence to reduce their own accommodation and travelling costs.

Interns will receive a monthly stipend of R3500.

DCS is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Qualifying people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application forms can be sourced at Correctional Centres, Management Area Offices, Regional Offices and Head Office. They can also be obtained from our website: Application forms should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, certified copy of bar-coded South African Identity Document and Curriculum Vitae.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. I f you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Applications to be forwarded to the regions of your choice see below for the postal address, street address, contact person and their telephone numbers.

The Department of Correctional Services invites applications for internship opportunities that currently exist within the Department.

Field of Internship  Qualification
Human Resource Management Diploma/degree in Human Resource Management
Education National Diploma/degree in Technical/Mathematics and Science/Commercial subjects/ABET
Psychology  BA/Honours in Psychology
Sports Management  Diploma/degree in Sports Management
Arts National Diploma/degree in Fine Art/Music/Drama
Human Resource Development Diploma/degree in ODETDP
Social Work  Degree in Social Work
Agriculture Diploma/degree in Animal or Plant Production
Artisans National Diploma in Spray Painting/Plumbing/Electrical/Bricklaying/Welding/Motor Mechanic/Upholstery/Cabinetmaking/Fitting and Turning/Boilermaking
Law  Diploma/degree in Law/LLB
Information Technology  Diploma/degree in IT
Supply Chain Management Diploma/degree in Supply Chain Management/Purchasing Management/Logistic/Acquisitioning Management
Accounting  Diploma/degree in Cost Management Accounting/Internal Auditing/Taxation
Communication Diploma in Public Relations/Graphic Design
Employee Relations Diploma/degree in Labour Law
Correctional Service Management National Diploma in Correctional Service Management
Nutrition  Diploma/degree in Catering/Food Management/Hospitality
Public Administration and Management Diploma/degree in Public Administration/Management/Office Administration/Strategic Planning
Occupational Health and Safety  Diploma/degree in Safety Management/Environment Health
Spiritual Care Diploma/degree in Theology
Engineering  Diploma/degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Architecture/Civil/Industrial
Project Management Diploma in Project Management
HIV/AIDS Counsellors  National Diploma in HIV/AIDS Management
Policy Development Diploma/degree in Policy Development

NB: Policy Development, Graphic Design, Journalism and Internal Audit are offered at Head Office only. Artisan and Agriculture internships are only offered in Regions specifically management areas.

Interns will be placed nationally within the Department of Correctional Services (Head Office, Regions and Management Areas).

Candidates are advised to apply to the centre closest to their place of residence to reduce their own accommodation and travel costs. DCS will only pay a stipend.

Applications should be forwarded to the regions of your choice – see the postal addresses, street addresses, contact persons and their telephone numbers below.


Limpopo/Mpumalanga/North West

Alma de Jager

Tel. (012) 420-0100 / 146 / 179

Private Bag X393, Pretoria 0001

Physical address:

DCS Pretoria Training Centre
4 Ketjen Street

Pretoria West

Eddie Nhlengethwa,

Tel. (012) 306-2000 / 2025 Private Bag X142,

Pretoria 0001

Physical address:

Masada Building,

cnr Proes and Paul Kruger Streets


Western Cape

Northern Cape/Free State

Fezile Ngcangca

tel. (021) 550-6150 / 6078

Private Bag X1, Edgemead 7407

Physical address:

Breede River Street, Montagu Drive,  Monte Vista 7460

Charles Matsapola,

tel. (051) 404-0266

Private Bag X20530, Bloemfontein 9300

Physical address:

103 Zastron Street,

Agrimed Building,  Bloemfontein


Eastern Cape


Sidney Twani

tel.(043) 706-7803/7840

Private Bag X9013, East London 5200

Physical address:

Ocean View Terrace, East Block,

Moore Street

Rajashree Moodley,

tel. (033) 355-7303/7359

Private Bag X9126,Pietermaritzburg 3200

 Physical address:

Eugene Marais Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg

Head Office

Amos Mkhabela / Nomnotho Ngcobo

tel. (012) 307-2380

Private Bag X136, Pretoria 0001

 Physical address:

East Block, Poyntons Building,

124 WF Mkomo Street, Pretoria


Please note the following:

  • Application forms will under no circumstances be posted or faxed to applicants
  • Completed application forms must be hand-delivered/posted to the abovementioned offices by no later than 15:45
  • No incomplete, faxed or e-mailed application forms will be considered.
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