The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education is providing opportunities for the unemployed youth to participate in the Internship Programme as part of its contribution to the skills development initiative as expressed in the NSDS, ASGI-SA and PGDS objectives.

Interested candidates must be in possession of a degree from a recognized University or National Diploma from a University of Technology as a minimum, to undertake workplace training. Opportunities for Internships are available in the following areas:

  1. Human Resource and Administrative Services(Ref No: KZNDE/001/Intern) with a degree in one of the following:
    • Human Resources
    • Public Administration
    • Office Administration
    • Policy Development
    • Social Science
    • Strategic Planning and Management
    • Asset Management
  2. Information Technology(Ref No.: KZNDE/002/Intern) Services (Ref No: KZNDE/001/Intern) with a degree in one of the following:
    • Information systems
    • Systems Design
    • Web Design
    • Programming and Networking
  3. Media and Citizen Liaison(Ref No: KZNDE/003/Intern) with a degree in one of the following:
    • Communication Science
    • Public Relations
    • Media Studies
  4. Superintendent General Office(Ref No: KZNDE/004/Intern) with a degree in one of the following:
    • Office Management
    • Finance
  5. Management Advisory Services(Ref No: KZNDE/005/Intern) with a degree in one of the following:
    • Public Management with study modules in 1, 2, 3
  6. Legal Services(Ref No: KZNDE/006/Intern) with a degree in one of the following:
    • B Proc or LLB
  7. Logistics, Assets and Disposal(Ref No: KZNDE/007/Intern) with a degree in one of the following:
    • Accounting, Commerce
    • Financial Management with Data Processing and MS Excel as minor subjects
  8. Infrastructure Directorate(Ref No: KZNDE/008/Intern) with a degree in one of the following:
    • Quantity Surverying
    • Architecture
    • Civil Engineering
    • Building Management
    • Construction Management
  9. Specialist Fields(Ref No: KZNDE/009/Intern) with a degree in one of the following:
    • Library Sciences
    • Sports Administration
    • Psychology
    • Language, Speech Therapy or Audiology
    • Social Work
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Inventory Management
    • Statistics
    • Speech and Drama
    • Arts & Culture
  10. Finance(Ref No: KZNDE/010/Intern) with a degree in one of the following:
    • Accounting
    • Taxation
    • Auditing
    • Procurement/Supply Chain Management
    • Budgeting
    • Financial Management
    • Business Studies
    • Specialist Fields (Ref No.: KZNDE/009/Intern)
    • Requirements: Degree or Diploma in: • Social Worker

In addition, candidates must be:

  • South African citizens ‘
  • Between the age of 18 – 35
  • Currently unemployed or not studying
  • Prepared to enter into a contractual agreement with the Department
  • Available for placement in the departmental offices across the province
  • Without relevant work experience,

Interested candidates should apply in writing by filling in a Z83 form, obtainable from any government office, and must include certified copies of the following documents:

  • A certified copy of South African identify document
  • A recent detailed CV
  • A certified copy of matric certificate
  • A certified copy of the degree or diploma certificate and/or academic record
  • A full academic record indicating individual modules or courses;

Applicants must indicate the Reference Number of the field I area in their Z83 application forms. The department offers a fully structured and guided Internship Programme and will pay successful interns a monthly stipend/allowance.

The closing date for applications is 10 February 2012. Fully completed applications must be forwarded to the office where you prefer to be placed. The following are offices where application forms should be submitted:

Pietermaritzburg (Head Office) Ms NP Hlongwa
Ms PG Hlengwa
Office No, 108A & 117,228 Pietermaritz Street, Pietermaritzburg3201
Zululand Service Centre Mr. S, J Gumede 0338743537 2ndFloor, LA Building, King Dinuzulu High Way, Ulundi 3838
Pinetown District Mr H, Ameerchund 0317372077
17 Crompton Street, Pinetown (former Italia Building
Umlazi District and Mr B, AMacaringue 0313606267
8th Floor Truro House, 17 Victoria Embankment, Durban
Vryheid District Ms S Luthuli 0349899825
Parkhome No, 11 Cm South & West Parkhome, Vryheid 31 00
UThukela District Mr KS Narainsamy 0366385250
No, 216 Queens Gate Bid Crn Queen & Keate Street, Ladysmith3381
Umgungundlovu District Ms TJ Khumalo 0333416449 Room 217, Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg3201
Umzinyathi District Mr A Njibe 0342192103
Room 36, No, 40 Wilson St (Opposite Home Affairs), Dundee3000
Amajuba District Mr B, Mdlalose 0343284586 11 3 Panorama Drive Lennoxton, Newcastle 2940
Ilembe District Ms S, S Nkwanyana
Ms N, Ngonyama
72Stalwart Simelane Str, Malgate, Durban 4000
Obonjeni District Mr M, T Zitha
Mr S, Shezi
035 5739600 Corner of Thubalethu and Telebhe Road, Mkhuze3965
Ugu District Mr R, Mark 0396888600
46 Aiken Street, Port Shepstone 4240
Empangeni District Mr T.L Mathonsi 0359011457 Cnr Maxwell and Hancock Avenue
Sisonke District Mr W Napier
Ms JM Mkhize
Mr. B. Mkhanyawo
0397973700 8 Main Street, Koks
  •  Please note that no faxed applications will be considered.
  • The department reserves the right to place or not to place applicants based on its needs and requirements.

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