Internship Programme at the National Heritage Council

By on February 9, 2018
The National Heritage Council (NHC) invites applications for Internship opportunities that the NHC is offering for 2018/2019. The Internship Programme will run for a period of 12 months. A monthly stipend of R7,500.00 will be paid ot successful candidates,

NHC is a statutory body that is responsible for the preservation of the country’s heritage. Since its existence on 26 February 2004, it has managed to place heritage as a priority for nation building and national identity.

  • Unemployed graduates who have successfully completed a three (3)-year Degree or National Diploma in any field specified below and who are between the ages of 18 and 35 years may apply.
  • Students that still need to finish or qualify for a Degree or National Diploma should not apply.

The NHC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Qualifying people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The following are the Internship opportunities that currently exist within the NHC:

  • Office of the Company Secretary and General Counsel – LLB Degree  (Ref: 06)
  • Liberation Heritage Unit – Honours Degree Majors in Political Science Anthropology/History/Sociology (Ref: 07)
  • Funding Unit – 3-year Degree/ Diploma in Business Administration/ Financial management degree (Ref: 08)

No work experience required or previous internship programme required


Office of the Company Secretary and General Counsel – This programme will give exposure and provide skills and competence development in the following Functional areas:

  • Organisational Ethics
  • Drafting of legal documents
  • Corporate Governance
  • Company Secretariat fiduciary duty, roles and functionality
  • Company Law
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Company Law

Liberation Heritage Unit

  • Exposure to multi –media
  • Report writing
  • The Internship Programme in the NHC is meant to provide the successful candidate with an opportunity to further develop their research expertise by working with subject experts and project specialists.

Funding Unit 

  • Analyse specific funding trends and patterns
  • Report writing
  • Knowledge of financial management
  • Knowledge of legislative /Compliance matters

Please note the following:

Applicants should not have had previous formal employment related to their field of study. Only candidates who have not previously benefited from an Internship programme will be considered.The National Heritage Council will not make provision for transport and/or accommodation to any candidate, whether traveling from or outside Gauteng Province.

The NHC will not provide accommodation for any appointed candidate from or outside of Gauteng.

How to apply

Closing date for the application is 16 February 2018.

Application forms should be accompanied by a CV, certified copies of qualifications/certificates and a certified copy of a bar-coded South African identity document. Forward all required documentation to

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Via –National Heritage Council


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