Closing date: 28 January 2014 (16:00), No late applications will be considered

Want to gain workplace experience in the exciting world of Broadcasting? The SABC, Internship programme is for you.

This is an exciting opportunity for graduates who have a 3 or 4 year Degree/diploma from an accredited and recognised tertiary institutions in the following disciplines to participate in the SABC internship programme.

Internship Type

Technology: Radio Technical operations (Ref: Tech/001)
  • Sound Engineering diploma or
  • NQF level 5 diploma in Sound Engineering
  • Grade 12 Maths, science and English
Technology: Radio Archives/Librarian (Ref: Tech/002)
  • Relevant degree/diploma in  Sound engineering
Technology: Logistics (Ref: Tech/003)
  • Relevant degree/diploma in Logistics/Transport and logistics
Technology: Television Technical OperationsFor example: Camera Operations, Lighting Operations, Sound Operations (Ref: Tech/004)
  • Relevant degree/diploma in Film and Television Production/Video
Technology: IT Specific areas only:IT Security (Ref: Tech/005)

Database/Server (Ref: Tech/006)

Programming (Ref: Tech/007)

Networking (Ref: Tech/008)


  • Relevant degree/diploma
Journalism  (News) (Ref: NW:001)
  • Relevant degree/diploma in Journalism
Television Production (Ref: TV/001)
  • Relevant Degree/Diploma in Film and media studies
TV Sport Production (Ref: TV/002)
  • Relevant degree/diploma in Sport Production
Radio Program Production/Producing (Ref: RD/001)
  • Diploma/ Degree in Media Arts and Drama or Media Studies
  • Resident in:
  • Eastern Cape, Bisho | Tru FM ( IsiXhosa & English)
  • Free State | Lesedi  FM (Sesotho)
  • Gauteng | 2000 FM   (English)
  • Gauteng | Metro FM  (English)
  • Gauteng | SA FM (English)
  • Gauteng | 5FM (English)
  • Gauteng | RSG  (Afrikaans)
  • Kwa Zulu Natal | Ukhozi  FM    (IsiZulu)
  • Limpopo | Munghana Lonene FM (Xitsonga)
  • Limpopo | Thobela  FM  (Sepedi)
  • Limpopo | Phalaphala FM ( Tshivenda)
  • Mmabatho |  Motsweding FM (Setswana)
  • Mpumalanga | Ligwalagwala FM (IsiSwati)
  • Port Elizabeth | Umhlobo Wenene FM (IsiXhosa)

Indicate the station/province you are applying to in the subject line of your email.

Media Strategy (Ref: CE/001)
  • Relevant degree/diploma in Marketing or Media Studies
Policy and Regulatory affairs (Ref: GS/001)
  • Relevant degree/diploma in Legal Studies
Human Resources (Ref: GS/002)
  • Relevant degree/diploma in Human Resources
Remuneration (Ref: GS/003)
  • Relevant degree/diploma in Human Resources and Finance

For further minimum requirements and application procedures please refer to page 3

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric certificate
  • Successfully completed a 3 year degree/diploma in the discipline the application is being made
  • Must be proficient in the use of MS Office.  MS Project literacy in certain disciplines will be an advantage.
  • Be a South African citizen and under the age of 35.
  • Excellent command of the English language (verbal and written)
  • Good communication skills
  • Be prepared to enter into a learning agreement for 10 months commencing on 1 March 2014
  • Aptitude tests and other criteria will be utilised to determine suitability and entry into the programme
  • Apply directly to the relevant internship as per the email address given
  • Apply directly to your relevant province

Please note

There are no guaranteed of employment after completion of the programme

How to Apply

Interested individuals who meet the above criteria and requirements for the relevant internship and who are willing to be part of the exciting and challenging world of broadcasting are invited to forward applications by emailing, to the address provided above, the following:

  • The completed SABC Internship application form
  • All supporting documents as required. (Incomplete applications will disqualify the application)
  • A concise 1 page CV (CV to detail current competencies, experience and skills)
  • Certified copies of SA identity, matric certificate, diploma/degree, academic transcripts and other documents as detailed on the application form.

Applications should be emailed to [email protected]

NB: Please indicate in the subject box of the e-mail the following:

  1. The specific internship the application is made for,
  2. In which province,
  3. The relevant reference number which is provided in red next to the internship type of the advert.