Location: Pretoria
Closing Date:
25 February 2013

Reference: DPSA/ 0009

Purpose: To gain practical work experience as an Intern in the Department of
Public Service and Administration. This opportunity is for Unemployed Youth
Graduates who have completed their tertiary studies and who have not been an
Intern in the Public Service.

Practical work experience will be gained in one of the following areas:

  • Human Resource Management and Development
  •  Finance,
  • Legal Services (Legal Secretary/paralegal)
  •  Supply Chain Management
  •  Internal Audit
  •  Communications (Journalism/ Public Relations/Photography/Internal article, publications)
  • International Relations
  •  Information Technology
  •  Service Delivery Improvement
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  •  Research
  •  Admin Assistants/Administrators/Secretarial

Requirements: Minimum three year Diploma/ Degree or N6 qualification.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted on the Z83 Form accompanied by copies of qualification(s), identity document (certified in the past 12 months), proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV, indicating three reference persons: Name and contact details, a relationship with reference. Reference checks will be done on nominated candidate(s). Failure to submit these copies will result in the application not being considered. Please do NOT send any original certificates, diplomas or testimonials.

Applications can be posted to: Department of Public Service and Administration, Private Bag X916, Pretoria 0001 or delivered to Batho Pele House 116; Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes) Street, Pretoria for the attention of Thabang Ntsiko. E-mail and Faxed applications will not be considered.

Enquiries : Ms. Adelaide Moholola (012) 336 1285


Applicants who have previously been on an internship programme in any Government Department will not be considered for this programme. Only one programme must be attached to each CV. This is a 12 month programme. Note: The successful candidate will sign an annual performance agreement.


Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to the outcome of these checks include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal checking. Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted by the DPSA within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for their interest