Dept of Social Development: Graduate Internships 2020 / 2021

Department of Social Development invites applicants to apply for Graduate / Internship Programme 2020 / 2021.

Internship Application Closing Date: 31 July 2020

Internship Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Reference number: DSD Intern 2020

Salary: R6, 083.00 per month

The National Department of Social Development based in Pretoria
(National Office) is offering an internship programme for 24-months
commencing on 01 January 2021. Applicants must be unemployed graduates or students from accredited institutions of Higher Learning with the following qualifications / study area:

Field of Study:

  • Statistics / Economics
  • Human Resource Management / Records Management
  • Public Administration / Public Management
  • Administration / Office Management
  • Social Sciences / Human Sciences
  • LLB / Law / Labour Relations
  • Social Work
  • Youth Development
  • Community Development
  • Development Studies
  • Food Security
  • Financial Management / Accounting
  • Information Technology / Network Infrastructure / Computer Science / Project Management
  • Systems Development
  • Events Management / Marketing / Communication / Media Studies / Graphic Design
  • Information Science / Information Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Population Studies


  • The applicants must not have been exposed to work experience in their area of study or have participated in an internship programme in a government department. Invited candidates should make their own accommodation and transport arrangements.

How to apply

Interested candidates should forward a signed Z83 Form(Download Here), accompanied by the following documentation:

  • CV,
  • Certified copy of the qualification or a letter from the Institution announcing the completion of the qualification and the graduation date,
  • Certified copy of the ID
  •  Academic record.

Reference number: DSD Intern 2020

Applications can be posted to:

National Department of Social Development
Directorate: HRD and Performance Management
Private Bag X901

Or Hand Deliver at:
Human Science Research Council Building
C/o Bosman and Pretorius Street
134 Pretorius Street

For attention: Mr Themba Nkolwana at 012: 312 7018

Please note

  • Only one application per qualification is allowed, duplicate applications will not be considered.
  • According to Employment Equity criteria the advertisement is open to Africans, Indians, Coloureds, and Whites, Male and Female and persons with disabilities.
  • People with disabilities, in relation to their disability, must please specify their reasonable accommodation needs in other words what equipment and support is required to perform the job.
  • Due to a large amount of correspondence we envisage receiving, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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