2022 / 2023 Department of Social Development Internships

2022 / 2023 Department of Social Development Internships

The Department of Social Development offers exciting opportunities to suitable candidates for potential placement in our internship programme.

Internship Location: Gauteng, South Africa

Internship Closing Date: 28 October 2022

Benefits of the Internship

The intention is to give practical work experience to those students who require In-Service Training to obtain their qualifications and those who recently graduated but are unemployed and require exposure to a work environment

Youth from all Race and Gender categories are encouraged to apply for the internship.

Note: Successful candidates will be placed in any of the Departments of Ekurhuleni, Tshwane, Sedibeng, West Rand, and Johannesburg where the need has been identified and will be expected to enter a 24-month contract that is anticipated to commence between April and July 2023.

The following Internship Opportunities are open for applications:

Information Technology Interns
National Diploma / Degree in:

  • Information Technology
  • Information Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Informatics
  • Computer Science
  • Financial Information Systems
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Information Science

Procurement and Finance Interns
National Diploma / Degree in:

  • Financial Management
  • Accounting
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics

Candidate Architect Interns

  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies (BAS)
  • B Tech Architectural studies

Research and Policy Development Interns
National Diploma / Degree in:

  • Development studies,
  • Development economics,
  • policy Development,
  • Public Administration

Candidate Quantity Surveyor Intern

  • BSC Quantity Surveyor
  • B Tech Quantity Surveyor

Candidate Construction Project Administrator Interns

  • Any National Diploma or Degree in any Built Environment

Candidate Electrical Engineer Interns

  • BSC: Electrical Engineer
  • BEng Electrical Engineer

Psychology Interns

  • BA Psychology with honors
  • Must have an interest in Clinical Psychology

Monitoring and Evaluation Interns
National Diploma / Degree in

  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Public Management
  • Social Science
  • Public Administration
  • Development Studies
  • Public Governance

Child and Youth Care Work  Interns

  • FETC NOF Level 4 or S in Child and Youth Care

Administration and Transport Interns
National Diploma / Degree in

  • Business Administration
  • Office Admin
  • Administration
  • Public Administration
  • Public Management
  • Fleet Management

NOF Level or 5 in Business / Office Administration


Ethics Interns
National Diploma / Degree in

  • Public Management
  • Philosophy
  • Corporate Governance

Change Management Interns
National Diploma / Degree in

  • Public Management
  • Business Management
  • Information Resource Management

OHS Interns
National Diploma / Degree in

  • Public Management with NOF Level S SAMTRAC Certificate

Business Continuity Management Interns
National Diploma / Degree in:

  • Public Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Business Management

Human Resource Management Interns

  • FETC NOF Level 4 or 5 in Human Resources
  • National Diploma/B Degree in Human Resources
  • National Diploma/BA  in:
    • Management Services,
    • Operations Management,
    • Productivity Management,
    • Industrial Psychology

Auxiliary Nursing Interns

  • Certificate in Auxiliary Nursing and must be registered with The South African Nursing Council,
  • Statement of results to be attached to the application

Community Development Interns

  • FETC NOF Level 4 or 5 in Community Development
  • National Diploma/B Degree in Community Development

Demography/Population Studies Interns
National Diploma/B degree in:

  • Demography
  • Population Studies

Internal Auditing Interns
National Diploma/B degree in:

  • Internal Auditing,
  • Risk Management
  • Forensic Investigation

Records Management Interns

  • National Diploma in Records Management

Communications Interns
National Diploma/B degree in:

  • Communications
  • Journalism
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Web Management

Institutional Based Care (Ga-Rankuwa area only) Interns

  • FETC NOF Level 4 or 5 in Institutional Based Care

Legal Services Interns

  • LLB

Social Work Interns

  • BA: Social Work

How to Apply for the Internship

Applications should include:

The Z83 application form, and CV with certified copies of relevant Qualifications and ID documents.

All applications should be submitted to the nearest Social Development office or institution.

Note: Students should be prepared to be placed throughout all regions and institutions within the Gauteng Department of Social Development. No incomplete faxed or emailed applications shall be considered.

Enquiries: – Thoko Mcira 011 355 7659 or Khabo Malgas 011 355 7967


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