Internship Programme at the The Presidency of South Africa
The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa is offering internship opportunities to provide South African graduates and undergraduates with the opportunity to gain workplace experience in the field of work that they have studied. All positions will be based in Pretoria unless specified otherwise.

Candidates must be willing and able to find their own accommodation, considering that they will not earn a salary but only a stipend. Each post must be applied for on a separate application. If an application is received where person makes reference to more than one post, only the first reference will be considered. These internships are based in PRETORIA/CAPE TOWN. Candidates must be willing and able to find their own accommodation in Pretoria/Cape Town respectively, considering that they will not earn a salary but only a stipend.

Duration: 01 April 2018 until 31 March 2019
Stipend: Interns will receive a stipend according to the following qualification levels:

  • National Diploma/Degree/Honours R4 982.51 per month;
  • Master’s Degree R6 159.83 per month;
  • PhD R7 649.60 per month

Internships are available in the following Units in The Presidency:

  • PRIVATE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT – National Diploma/Degree in Communications (REF NO: /1)
  • PRIVATE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT – National Diploma /Degree in Public Administration/Records Management (REF NO: /2)
  • CABINET OFFICE: FOSAD SECRETARIAT – National Diploma/Degree in Public Administration/Social Sciences (REF NO: /3)
  • OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY PRESIDENT: DEPUTY DIRECTOR-GENERAL (2 POSITIONS) – Master’s Degree (or studying towards Masters in Economics/Demography, Town Planning or Statistics) – (REF NO: /4)
  • CORPORATE SERVICES: AUXILIARY SERVICES – National Diploma/Degree in Knowledge Management/ Library Services & Information Management (REF NO: /5 )
  • CORPORATE SERVICES: SPOUSAL SUPPORT – National Diploma/Degree in Administration (REF NO: /6)
  • CORPORATE SUPPORT SERVICES: INFORMATION TECHNOLOCY (2 POSITIONS): – National Diploma/Degree in Information Technology Support Systems (REF NO: /7)
  • CORPORATE SERVICES: ACCOMODATION & HOUSEHOLD – N6 or equivalent in Electrical and Mechanical engineering (REF NO: /8)
  • CORPORATE SERVICES: ACCOMODATION AND HOUSEHOLD – National Diploma Public Administration or Office Administration (REF NO: /9)
  • LEGAL & EXECUTIVE SERVICES – Degree in Law/ Legal qualifications (REF NO: /10)
  • OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER – National Diploma/Degree in Public Administration/Management/Business Administration (REF NO: /11)
  • OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER – National Diploma/Degree in Office Management and Technology or Public Management (REF NO: /12)
  • OFFICE OF THE CFO: FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION (2 POSTS) – National Diploma/Degree in Financial Management/ Accounting/Cost and Management Accounting (REF NO: /13)
  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: CONTRACT MANAGEMENT – National Diploma/Degree in Public Finance & Accounting/ Business Management/ Financial Management/Internal Auditing/ Financial Accounting (REF NO: /14)
  • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: TRANSIT & WARE HOUSE – National Diploma in Supply Chain Management/Logistics – (REF NO: /16)
  • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: TRANSPORT – National Diploma/ Degree in Transport (REF NO: /17)
  • SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT: ORDERS – National Diploma/ Degree in Supply Chain Management/ Purchasing Management/ Logistics/ Public Management (REF NO: /18)
  • CHIEF DIRECTORATE HRM &D (ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT) – National Diploma/Degree in HRM/Public Management (REF NO: /20)
  • LABOUR RELATIONS – National Diploma/Degree in Labour Relations/Labour Law/LLB/B Proc/B Juris (REF NO: /21)
  • EMPLOYEE HEALTH & WELLNESS AND GENDER MAINSTREAMING – National Diploma in Psychology/Social work (REF NO: /22)
  • ROTOCOL AND CEREMONIAL SERVICES: PROTOCOL – National Diploma/Degree in Administration (REF NO: /23)
  • EVENTS MANAGEMENT – National Diploma/Degree in Public Management/Administration/Public Relations/Events Management/Project Management (REF NO: /24)
  • CORPORATE SUPPORT SERVICES: ACCOMODATION & HOUSEHOLDTUYNHUYS – National Diploma/Degree in Hospitality/Facilities Management (REF NO: /25)
  • CORPORATE SUPPORT SERVICES: ACCOMODATION & HOUSEHOLDTUYNHUYS – National Diploma/Degree in Public Administration/Office Administration (REF NO: /26)
  • CORPORATE SUPPORT SERVICES: GENADENDAL – National Diploma/Degree in Hospitality/Facilities Management (REF NO: /27)
  • CORPORATE SUPPORT SERVICES: INFORMATION TECHNOLOCY – National Diploma/Degree in Information Technology Software Development (REF NO: /28)

In addition to the requirements mentioned in each individual advertisement below:

  • 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 (as mentioned in each advert below), who has not been previously employed under any internship programme
How to apply
Applications close on 22 December 2017 @ 16:30

Send your applications to this address: The Presidency, Private Bag x1000, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand deliver at 535 Johannes Ramokhoase Street (former Proes Street), Arcadia, Pretoria.

Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (download here) and should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, ID document, as well as a comprehensive CV. It is an applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to successful 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 a pre-employment screening relating to RSA citizenship, Criminal record, Credit record, verification of qualification(s). The outcome of this screening will be considered to determine suitability for employment. Each post must be applied for on a separate application form. If an application is received where person makes reference to more than one post, only the first reference will be considered.
Enquiries to Ms. Felicity Mokwele (012) 300 5875
News Reporter