Are you a graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in with any two of the following university subjects: Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations, Economics, African Studies, Law, Foreign Languages, International Trade and Investment, Development Studies, and/or Development Economics? Are you looking for an internship or an opportunity to gain practical work experience? The Department of International Relations and Cooperation (Dirco) is inviting applications for its Johny Makhathini Ubuntu Diplomatic Corps programme, named after Johnstone “Johny” Mfanafuthi Makhathini, the late freedom fighter and head of International Affairs for South Africa’s liberation movement who died while in exile in Zambia in 1988 – the programme is a cadet learnership programme comprising both practical and theoretical components aimed at training learners/trainees for a South African International Relations Practitioner career.
What are the requirements?
- Have a Bachelors Degree with two or more of the following subjects: Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations, Economics, African Studies, Law, Foreign Languages, International Trade and Investment, Development Studies, and/or Development Economics;
- Be between 18 – 35 years on 15 August 2014;
- Be a South African citizen;
- Be computer literate;
- Have information gathering and analytical skills;
- Have interpersonal skills;
- Advantage: Have a valid Code B driver’s license;
- Advantage: Be fluent in a foreign language.
How to apply?
To apply for this opportunity, send your applications accompanied by a duly completed Z83 Form (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD, or go fetch one at a government office near you) [hint: On the Z83 Form, under “Position for which you are applying (as advertised)” write: Johnny Makhathini UBUNTU Diplomatic Corps and under “Reference number (as stated in the advert)” write: REF: 14648/01 ], CV, and certified copies of Transcript of Academic Record/ Statement of Results, qualifications, and ID to DIRCO by post or hand delivery on the following addresses:
Hand delivery: OR Tambo Building, 460 Soutpansberg Road, Rietondale, Tshwane, 0084
Post: Johnny Makhathini UBUNTU Diplomatic Corps (REF: 14648/01), Director-General, Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Private Bag x152, Pretoria 0001.
Should you have more question on these opportunities, kindly contact: Ms L. Mudau, Tel. 012-351 0645 OR Mr S. Skosana, Tel. 012-351 1211.
Closing date: 15 August 2014
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