The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) invites applications from suitably qualified South African unemployed youth graduates to participate in the Internshipprogramme. The programme aims at exposing these graduates to workplace practices in order obtain work experience and to maximize their chances of employability. Positions areall based in Pretoria for graduates between the ages of 18 and 35 years for a fixed period of 12 months.

Candidates shall be paid a stipend of R4 000 per month.


Human Resource Management & Development


Communications & Media Liaison


Financial Management/Planning


 Information Technology/Data Management


Educational Research


Academic Planning and Management


Strategic Planning/Management


Legal and Legislative Services


Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation


Social Inclusion in Education




Project/Programme Management


Auditing/Risk Management


International Relations


Library and Information Science


Labour Relations


Supply Chain Management



  • Applicants should be unemployed youth graduates who are in possession of an appropriate post school qualification (NCV Level 4, N6, or tertiary qualification)
  • Applicants should not have previously served as Public Service interns

 People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any public service department, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID

and must be forwarded to: Director-General: Department of Higher Education and Training, Private Bag X174, Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at 123 Schoeman Street, Pretoria for the attention of Mr P Mokhonazi

NB. Indicate the reference number of your field of exposure on your application


Enquiries: Mr. KI Moloisi – 012 312 5192 or Mr. P Mokhonazi – 012 312 5622