Location: Pretoria
Closing Date: 01 February 2013

The department of International Relations and Cooperation is inviting application for a twelve (12) month Internship Programme as a contribution towards skills development as well as giving unemployed graduates an opportunity to gain experience in various areas.

Interns will be placed in within the Department of International Relations and Cooperation at the Head Office in Pretoria. It is therefore require that candidates should have their own transport and accommodation. The department of International Relations and Cooperation will pay a monthly stipend of %5 800 only,

Requirements: Application must have a degree/diploma in any of the following disciplines and must be at least 18 to 35 years old:

Study Field/Area Ref. No.
Financial Accounting 12489/01
Logistics / Supply Chain Management 12489/02
Human Resource Management / Development / Labour Relations 12489/03
Public Administration and Management 12489/04
Marketing / Public Diplomacy 12489/05
Archives / Records Management 12489/06
Internal Auditing 12489/07
  • Successful candidates must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the Department. Applicants will be expected to be available for selection and interviews at the time, date and place as determined by the department. All appointments are subject to the verification of qualifications, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting.
  • Applications must be made on form Z83 obtainable from any government department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualifications and ID.
  • If you’re in possession of foreign qualifications, an evaluation certificate from SAQA must accompany your application
  • Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered. No late applications will be considered / accepted.
  • Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only; should you not be contacted within three weeks after the closing dates, please consider your application as unsuccessful.
  • Please note that successful interns will be expected to sign an internship contract/agreement with the department.

How to Apply

Please forward your application, clearly marked Internship on the envelope for the attention of Ms. Mkhebane / Ms. Beshe to: The Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Private Bag X153, Pretoria, 0001 or alternatively hand-delivered to OR Tambo Building, Soutpansberg Road, Rietondale.

No faxed or emailed applications will be considered.

Note:  Candidates who have already participated in an internship programme in any government department will not be considered.

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with clear employment equity targets. Qualified women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.