Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) 2014 / 2015 Internship Programme

The national departments of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) are inviting applications for their 2014 / 2015 Internship Programme from young unemployed South African graduates. Interns will be based in various programmes, depending on their academic area of specialisation, including the following: Human Resources (HR), Public Administration, Public Relations (PR), Law, Communication, Economics, Financial Management, Local Government, Information and Records Management, Disaster Management, Cost Accounting, Information Science, and Information Technology.

This internship programme will run for a period of 12-months and interns will be paid a minimum monthly stipend of R4 333.70 for the duration of the internship programme. Interns will be based at the officers of the departments of Cooperate Governance and Traditional Affairs.

What are the requirements?

In addition to the qualification requirements listed in the last point, you should meet the following requirements:

  • Be an unemployed South African graduate;
  • Must have never taken part in an internship programme (whether in government or private sector);
  • A qualification from a Higher Education Institution (university, university of technology, or private university) in any of the following fields:

o   Human Resources (HR),

o   Public Administration,

o   Public Relations (PR) and Communication,

o   Law,

o   Economics,

o   Financial Management,

o   Local Government,

o   Information and Records Management,

o   Disaster Management, Cost Accounting,

o   Information Science, and

o   Information Technology.

How to apply?

Make your application on a Z83 Form (Click here to download OR go fetch one at a government department/office) accompanied by your CV, certified copies of your qualifications, transcripts of academic record, and ID document and send it by any of the means below: [NB! On the Z83 form, under “position for which you are applying” write: Internship: Write your Field of Study (e.g. Internship: Law); and under “Reference number” write: Your field of study]

Hand deliver your application Send your application by post Fax OR Email
3 Autumn Road,




CogTa Internship,

PO Box 1132,



Or send your application by fax to: 086 233 1518OR By email (with Internship: followed by your field of study from the list above [e.g. Internship: Public Relations and Communication].

Closing date: 05 September 2014

If you have questions on this position call Mr Themba Mnguni on this telephone number 012-334 0627 (during normal office hours).

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