Internship Programme at the Department of Science & Technology

By on October 31, 2017

The Department of Science and Technology is inviting suitable graduates who have completed their studies at institutions of higher learning to participate in an Internship Programme. The duration of the programme is twelve months, with effect from April 2018. Interested and qualifying graduates that are currently unemployed and never participated in an Internship Programme in the Public Service are invited to apply for these positions that are based at the Pretoria offices. Interns will receive a stipend ranging between R6 070.00 and R8 050.00 per month depending on the level of qualification.

Successful applicants will be placed in Pretoria at the Department of Science and Technology. The internship programme is offered for a period of 12 months. Successful applicants will be required to sign an internship contract for the duration of the internship period.Internships are available in the following fields of study:

  • Communication Science – Degree/ Advanced Diploma: Journalism, Public Relations/ Speech Writing (1 Position)
  • Human Resources – Degree/Advanced Diploma: Human Resources (1 Position)
  • Legal Services – LLB Degree (1 Position)
  • National Intellectual Property Management Office – LLB Degree (1 Position)
  • Offices of the Deputy Directors-General Degree: Public Administration (6 Positions)
  • Office of the Director General – Degree: Public Administration (1 Position)
  • Supply Chain Management – Degree: Logistics/ Supply Chain Management (1 Position)

Who is Eligible to Apply?

  • Unemployed graduates from Institutions of Higher Learning. Applicants should South African permanent residence who hold South African Identity Document and not be older than 35 years at the time of submission of application.

Candidates from all race groups and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Closing date is 10 November 2017

Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form (download here), obtainable from any Public Service department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, certified copies of academic record; certificate and identity document.

Enquiries may be directed to: Ms. Dina Gwamba or Mr. Elvis Kgoale at 012 843 6686/ 6409.

All applications must be addressed to: Ms. D. Gwamba and posted to Department of Science and Technology, Private Bag x 894, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered at DST Building 53 reception area, CSIR Campus, Meiring Naude Rd, Brummeria, Pretoria.

NB: Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

Via- – Department of Science and Technology


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