Closing Date: 13 February 2015  at 16:30

Stipend: R 4333.70 per month

Applications are hereby invited for 12 months fixed contract internship programme placement in the Limpopo Department of Agriculture (LDA).


  • A three Year minimum qualification in the fields of study (disciplines) mentioned above.
  • Aged between 18 and 35.
  • Unemployed and never participated in the internship programme before in any government department.
  • South African citizenship.
  • People With Disabilities And Women Are Encouraged To Apply.
  • Limpopo Residents To Receive Preferential consideration.
  • Readiness To Work Anywhere In the province may be deployed by the department.
  • Those Who Have Completed their qualification and they are going to graduate in 2015 must provide us with the confirmation letter from their institution (failure to dos your application will not be considered)


Successful applicants will be offered a twelve (12) months comprehensive contract for structured on the job training enable them to gain practical work experience and a better understanding of the needs and realities of the Public Service. This will prepare the interns for proper entry into the formal job market. Interns will receive a monthly stipend of R4333.70 per month.

How to Apply

Applications Should Be Submitted on Form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service Departments and should be accompanied by detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), certified copies of education qualifications and identity document to below addresses.

Head Office

67 / 69 Biccard Street,

Office no 48 2nd floor

Temo Towers , Polokwane

P /  Bag X9487



Mr. Sepale F.M, 015 294 3528

Ms. McPherson R, 015 294 3152



Government Offices, next to Traffic Station-Block 28

P / Bag X28



Mr. Gololo PL, 015 632 9094

Ms Sebatjane LD, 015 632 9096



Government Offices

P / Bag X2247



Ms Rathogwa M, 015 963 2005 / 7

Mr. Netshiombo DG, Ext 131 or 153



Government Offices, next to Traffic Station-Block 27

P / Bag X01



Ms Mphahlele RS, 015 632 4145

Mr. Matsetela S, Ext 368 & 302


NTK Building

P / Bag X1048


Mr. Jones DB, 014 717 1064 /  4949 / 2523 0510

Ms. Serumula D.D, Ext 218 or 151


Old Parliamentary Building

P / Bag X577



Mr. Zitha SS, 015 812 3210,

Mr. Hobyane MD,  Ext 2275

  1. Applications Falling under Madzivhandila and Tompi Seleka Agricultural Colleges, Mara and Towoomba Research Stations should be directed to Head Office.
  2. Please note that correspondence will be limited to the short listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within two months (60 days) of the closing date of this advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Applicants are advised that fax, e-mails and late applications will not be accepted and applications with certified copies of certified copies will be disqualified.
  3. The successful applicants must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the Department. All appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting.
  4. All applications should be for the attention of the contacted person of the respective centres above.
  5. The Limpopo Department of Agriculture presents eighty-five (85) opportunities for unemployed graduates through internship programme in the following disciplines:
Animal Production

National Diploma or Degree in Animal Production

Vhembe (x3), Mopani (x3), Sekhukhune (x3), Mara (1), Capricorn (x3), Waterberg (x1)

LDA 01 / 15

Crop Production

National Diploma or Degree in Crop Production

Vhembe (x3), Mopani (x4), Sekhukhune (x3), Capricorn (x3), Waterberg (x1)

LDA 02 / 15

Animal Health

National Diploma or Degree in Animal Health

Vhembe (x3), Mopani (x4), Sekhukhune (x2),Capricorn (x3), Waterberg (x3)

LDA 03 / 15


National Diploma or Degree in Agricultural Economics

Vhembe (x3), Mopani (x2), Sekhukhune (x2),Capricorn (x3), Waterberg (x3)

LDA 04 / 15

Rural Development & Extensions

National Diploma or Degree in Agricultural Management /  Extension & Rural Development

Vhembe (x2)

LDA 05 / 15

Agric Engineering

National Diploma or Degree in Hydrology, Water Resources /  Agric / Civil Engineering

Vhembe (x2), Sekhukhune (x1)

LDA 06 / 15

Natural Resource Management

National Diploma or degree in Environmental Sciences or management / Land Use Planning /  NRM

Vhembe (x3), Mopani (x3), Capricorn (x3),

LDA 07 / 15

Pasture Science

National Diploma or Degree in Pasture Science /  Agronomy / Soil Science

Towoomba (x1)

LDA 08 / 15

Crop Science

National Diploma or Degree in Crop /  Pasture Science /  Agronomy /  Soil Science

Towoomba (x1)

LDA 09 / 15

Veterinary Public Health

BSc in Veterinary Science

Head Office (x4)

LDA 10 / 15

Laboratory Services

National Diploma in Veterinary Technology

Head Office (x3)

LDA 11 / 15

Food Security

BSc. Food Science

Head Office (x2)

LDA 12 / 15


BSc Horticulture

Head Office (x1)

LDA 13 / 15

Animal Breeding

BSc Agric / Animal Production

Mara (x1)

LDA 14 / 15

Animal Nutrition

BSc Agric / Animal Production

Madzivhandila (x1), Tompi,Seleka (x1)

LDA 15 / 15

Plant Production

National Diploma or Degree in Plant / Crop Production

Madzivhandila (x1), Tompi, Seleka (x1)

LDA 16 / 15

Enquiries: Mr. Sepale F.M and Ms.McPherson R, Telephone: 015 294 3000