Closing Date: 23 December 2012

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Tourism hereby invites applications for Internship opportunities that exist within the Department.

Applications are invited from unemployed graduates/diplomats residing in the KwaZulu-Natal Province so as to gain practical work experience in the following operations in the Department.

Accordingly, internships will be offered in the following fields:

Directorate Ref No # Required
Monitoring and Evaluation M&E-13 1
Policy Planning PP-13 1
HR Management and Practises HRM&P-13 1
Human Resource Management (Labour) Labour-13 1
Work Study Service WSS-13 1
Finance (internal audit) FIA-13 1
Finance (Budget) FB-13 1
Supply Chain Management SCM-13 2
Consumer C-13 1
Business Regulations BR-13 1
Financial Information Systems FIS-13 1
Tourism T-13 2
IT ICT-13 1
Legal Services LS-13 1
Auxiliary Services AS-13 1
Agribusiness AGR-13 1
Clothing and Textile C&T-13 1
Trade and Investments T&I-13 1
Black Economic Empowerment BEE-13 1
Employee Assistant Programme EAP-13 1
Local Economic Development LED-13 1
Office of the HOD Secretarial/Office Administration HOD-13 2
Intergovernmental Relations IR-13 1
Corporate Communications CC-13 1
Enterprise Development ED-13 1

Requirements: Applicants must satisfy the following requirements: ♦ An appropriate 3-year or above tertiary qualification, degree/national diploma relevant to the above-mentioned fields (PROVIDE CERTIFIED PROOF OF OBTAINED QUALIFICATION) ♦ An applicant must be unemployed and provide an affidavit of being unemployed signed by the Commissioner of Oaths ♦ Applicants should be between 18 to 35 years of age ♦ applicants must be South African citizens residing in KwaZulu-Natal.


  1. The programme will run for a period of one (1) year. (01-04-13 to 31-03-2014).
  2. Successful applicants will be required to enter into an Internship contract with the Kwalulu-Natal Department of Economic Development and Tourism.
  3. The Public Services is under no obligation to employ the Intern on completion of the programmes.
  4. Interns will be paid a monthly stipend as outlined in the Departmental Internship Policy.
  5. NB: The Department does not promote recycling of Interns, if you have participated in an internship programme before please do not apply or you will be disqualified. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  6. Applicants who studied through private colleges/institution kindly attached proof of credits points for your qualification from your college/institution.
  7. If you have participated in any form of experiential training please provide details such as; Institution, Duties and Period.
  8. The application must be in this particular order: Completed and signed Z83 form with reference number indicated in the reference column e.g. Ref: M&E-13.  The form is obtainable from any Public Service Department, also available from the website: Detailed CV, Certified (Senior Certificate, Qualification, StatemenVCredits Certificate and ID Copy) NOT copies of certified copies.
  9. Separate application must be provided for each position applied for. Failure to abide by the above instructions will render your disqualification.

Failure to abide by the above instructions will render your disqualification. Interested candidates should forward their application with full contact details in the following address: The Manager, Human Resource Management, Private Bag X9152, Pietermarilzburg 3200 – for attention: Ms M Mngoma. All enquiries must be directed to: Mr. T C Mchunu, tel: (033) 264 2617.

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within three months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

NB. Faxed/emailed applications WILL NOT be accepted.