The Municipal Demarcation Board Internship Programme 2013/ 2014

The Municipal Demarcation Board Internship Programme is a twenty four (24) month programme where a trainee will be introduced to a broad spectrum of dynamics that facilitate significant learning experiences while developing generalist and specialist fields. In the twenty four (24) months you will be mentored by the Board’s senior staff and decision makers into building business acumen and creating a strategic context for your particular field and developing professional networks.

The Municipal Demarcation Board (the Board) is mandated to:

  • Determine municipal boundaries and to delimit wards.
  • Declare district management areas.
  • Assess the capacity of municipalities.

The Municipal Demarcation Board hereby invites applications for Internship opportunities that exist within the organisation.

Applications are invited from unemployed graduates residing across all Provinces so as to gain practical work experience in the following operations at the Municipal Demarcation Board.

Internships will be offered in the following work areas Areas of Qualifications
Municipal boundaries Determinations/re-determination

Ward Boundaries delimitation

Social or economic geography; Land survey, cartography; Statistics; Integrated Development Planning;

Town and Regional planning;


GIS & Database Management Research GIS and Information Technology;

Community development; Transport planning; Development economics;


Human Resources Management;

Finance and Procurement


Human Resources

Financial management


● An appropriate tertiary qualification Degree/National Diploma relevant to the above-mentioned fields.

● Unemployed graduates who have never participated in an internship programme.

● Applicants should be between 18 to 35 years of age and South African citizens.

● Driver’s licence.


Notes and Instruction to Applicants, please read carefully:

1. The programme will run for a period of two (2) years.

2. Successful applicant/s will be required to enter into an Internship contract with the Municipal Demarcation Board.

3. The Municipal Demarcation Board is under no obligation to employ the Intern on completion of the programmes.

4. Interns will be paid a monthly stipend.

5. Separate application must be provided for each position applied for.

6. NB: If you have participated in an internship programme before please do not apply or you will be disqualified. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


How to apply?

Interested candidates should forward their application with contact details to: Ms Maggie Somanje, Private Bag X28, Hatfield, Pretoria 0028 or email , Fax: 012–342 2488.

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within two months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Closing date for submission of applications: 20 March 2013

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