The Government Internship Positions (GIP) at the Presidency of South Africa is a highly sought-after opportunity for young South Africans who are interested in gaining valuable work experience in the public sector. The program provides interns with the opportunity to learn about the workings of government and contribute to the development of the country.
The GIP is open to South African citizens between the ages of 18 and 35 who have completed their tertiary education and are looking for practical experience in their field of study. The program is designed to provide interns with a well-rounded experience, including work assignments, training, and mentorship from experienced professionals.
Interns who are accepted into the GIP at the Presidency of South Africa will have the opportunity to work in various departments and agencies within the government, including the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, the Department of Public Service and Administration, and the Department of Women, Youth and People with Disabilities.
During their internship, interns will work on a variety of tasks and projects, depending on their area of interest and the needs of the organization. Some possible tasks may include research, data analysis, policy development, and project management. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend workshops and seminars to further develop their skills and knowledge.
- 19th December 2022 @ 16h00
- South Africa
To be taken at (country)
- Pretoria in South Africa
Duration of Internship
- 12 months
NOTE: Applications must be submitted on form Z83 and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV Only in order to be considered. Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to pre-employment screening. The outcome of this screening will be considered to determine suitability for employment. All applicants are requested NOT to submit copies / attachments / proof / certificates / ID / Driver license / qualifications on application. The Department will request them only when shortlisted.
Note for Interns: The internships are based in Pretoria and Cape Town. Candidates must be willing and able to find their own accommodation in Pretoria and Cape Town, considering that they will not earn a salary but only a stipend. The programme is for Unemployed South African graduates/post-graduates who are younger than 35 years of age, with a tertiary qualification in one of the fields of study mentioned in a specific advert, who have not been previously employed under any internship programme.
Unemployed South African graduates/postgraduates, with a tertiary qualification in one of the fields of study mentioned in a specific advert, who has not been previously employed under any internship programme.
Value of Internship
The Interns will receive a stipend according to the level of qualification obtained: R6083.70 per month for National Diploma, R6083.70 per month for Bachelor’s/Honours Degree, R7510.65 per month for Master’s Degree
Applicants must be in possession of the following undergraduate or postgraduate qualifications to apply: Social Science/Sociology, B Com Economics, Industrial Engineer, Research / Public Policy / Development studies with Research as a major subject, Degree: Development Studies/ Public Administration / Political Studies / National Diploma: Media Studies / Communications / Public Relations / Creative Writing / Honours / Masters in Economics, Development studies / Statistics / Town and Regional Planning / Diploma / 1st Degree in Communication or Journalism with a focus on digital communication and social media, National Diploma / BA Degree/ B-Tech / Honours or Masters in Public Administration / Business Administration / Public Management, NQF level 6 in Public Management / Records Management, or any other Administration related qualification / National Diploma / Degree in Public Administration / Management or Business Management, NQF level 6 in Risk Management / Auditing/Internal Auditing / Social Science or equivalent qualification / Law/LLB, NQF level 6 in Public Management / Public Administration, or any other Administration related qualification / National Diploma or Degree in Financial Accounting / National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting / Financial Management / Accounting / National Diploma or Degree in Financial Management or Accounting / National Diploma or Degree in Supply Chain Management / Public Administration / Social Sciences / International Relations, National Diploma: Information Technology in Software Development / Information Systems / Technical Applications / Web and Application Development or related on NQF level 6, National Diploma: Information in Support / Technical Applications or related on NQF level 6, Recognised Bachelor’s Degree on NQF level 7 in either Occupational Health and Safety / Environmental / Risk Management / Security Management or equivalent qualification.
How to Apply Government Internship Positions at the Presidency of South Africa
Applications must be submitted on form Z83 and should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, ID as well as a comprehensive CV in order to be considered.
Applications must be sent to:
Private Bag X1000
or Hand deliver:
Government Avenue, Union Buildings, Arcadia, Pretoria
For Attention: Ms Kefilwe Maubane
Overall, the Government Internship Programme at the Presidency of South Africa is a great opportunity for young South Africans to gain valuable work experience and contribute to the development of the country. It’s a competitive program, but for those who are accepted, it can be a valuable stepping stone to a career in the public sector. So, if you are a young South African looking for practical experience in your field of study, consider applying for the GIP at the Presidency of South Africa.