Closing Date: 01 February 2016

The National Department of Social Development (Pretoria) is offering an internship programme for the 2016/2017 financial year in the Pretoria centre (National Office). Applicants must be unemployed graduates from accredited institutions of Higher Learning with the following qualifications / study area:

Public Administration / Public Management
Administration / Business Administration / Office Management / Data Capturing
Logistics / Purchasing Management / Financial Management
Information Technology / Systems Development
LLB / Labour Relations
International Relations
Gender Studies
Monitoring and Evaluation / Statistics / Economics / Social Policy / Research
Social Work / Social Science / Development Studies / Youth Development / HIV/Aids Studies
Industrial Psychology / Human Resource Management / Management Services / OD
Community Development / GIS / Geography
Media Studies / Content and Events Management / Branding / Graphic Design / Multimedia
Communication studies / Public relations
Information Science / Library Studies

The applicants must not have been exposed to work experience in their area of study or have participated in an internship programme in a government department. Invited candidates should make their own accommodation and transport arrangements.

The Programme will commence on 01 April 2016 and end on 31 March 2017. The Interns will receive a monthly stipend as follows:

  • R4, 637.00 per month for a National Diploma, Bachelors and Honours Degree;
  • R5, 725.00 per month for a Masters Degree.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should forward a Z83 Form, accompanied by a detailed CV and certified copies of their ID and qualifications (Matric certificate and Diploma / Degree certificate) to the following address: Please note candidates should only apply for one position (one CV per person).

Reference number: Intern16 / 17

National Department of Social Development
Directorate: HRD and Performance Management
Private Bag X901

Or Hand Deliver at:
Human Science Research Council Building
C/o Bosman and Pretorius Street
134 Pretorius Street

For attention: Ms Carmen van der Westhuizen / Mr Aaron Sigudla

Enquiries: Mr Aaron Sigudla Tel: 012: 312 7664.

Important note: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Due to a large amount of correspondence we envisage receiving, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 2 months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.



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