Closing Date: 11 October 2013

Department of Social Development offers exciting opportunities to suitable candidates for potential placement in our Internship programme. The intention is to give practical work experience to those students who are in their last year of study (BA Social Work) and require In-Service Training in order to obtain their qualification and those recently graduated but unemployed and require exposure in a work environment.


Successful interns will be expected to enter into a 12 month contract for 2014.

Programme Qualification Region
Social Work Students registered for honours in Social Work North Rand (Pretoria) ●  Ekurhuleni ●  West Rand ●  Johannesburg ●  Sedibeng (Sebokeng)
Information Technology
  • ND/B Degree: Information Technology
  • ND/B Degree: Information Management
  • ND/B Degree: Business Analysis
North Rand (Pretoria) ●  Ekurhuleni ●  West Rand ●  Johannesburg ●  Sedibeng(Sebokeng)
Procurement and Finance
  • ND: Auditing
  • ND: Cost and Accounting Management ND: Supply Chain
  • ND: Financial Management
  • ND/B Degree Marketing
North Rand (Pretoria) ●  Ekurhuleni ●  West Rand ●  Johannesburg Sedibeng (Sebokeng) ●  Head Office
Community Development
  • ND/B degree Community Development
  • ND/B degree Social Science
Human Resources/ Administration
  • ND / B degree Human Resources Management/
  • BA Administration
North Rand (Pretoria) ●  Ekurhuleni ●  West Rand ●  Johannesburg ●  Sedibeng (Sebokeng)


6. Auxiliary Nursing
  • Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing must be registered with The South African Nursing Council to practise in 2012
Walter Sisulu (Noordgesig) ●  Mary Moodley (Benoni) ●  Desmond Tutu (Pretoria North) ●  Father Smagaliso (Soshanguve) ●  Igugulethu Place of Safety (Boksburg) ●  Don Mattera Centre(Edenvale) ●  Dr Fabian and Rebeiro Treatment Centre (Cullinan)
Legal Services
  • LLB
Head Office
Demography / Population Studies
  • ND/B degree in Demography/Population Studies
Head Office
Internal Auditing
  • ND/B degree Internal Auditing
Head Office

How to Apply

All applications should be submitted to: 76 Commisioner Street, Perm Building, Ground Floor or posted to Private Bag x35, Johannesburg 2000.

Enquiries: Ms Naom John Tel: 011 227 0021 – Ms Thoko Mcira Tel 011 355 7659

All applications for Internship should be accompanied by an official Internship Application form obtainable from Department of Social Development Head Office, regional offices and institutions. CV with certified copies of relevant qualification and ID.

Students should be prepared to be placed throughout all regions and institutions within the Gauteng Department of Social Development’s offices.

NB: No incomplete or faxed or emailed applications will be considered.