Department of Higher Education & Training 2016 Internships (Various study fields)

The Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET), under the leadership of Dr Bonginkosi ‘Blade’ Nzimande, is inviting applications from unemployed young South Africans with a N6, National Diploma or Degree (postgrad or undergrad) to apply for their 2016 internships, which will commence in April 2016. This is a 12-months long internship based in Pretoria, and pays a monthly stipend of R5 000.

What are are the requirements?

In addition to the qualification requirements in the table below, you also have to meet the following requirements:

  • Be an unemployed South African citizen between the ages of 18 and 35 years;
  • Be a graduate in possession of a recognised qualification (from a TVET college, Private TVET/ Higher Education Institution, University of Technology, or University);
Branch Field of exposure Qualification (National Diploma / Degree / National N Diploma in the following, or as specified below) Reference No.
CFO Development Support, Public Entities Administration, Financial Management, Development Studies, Accounting CFO/2016/01
Compliance, Internal Audit Compliance, Internal Audit CFO/2016/02
Financial Services Finance (with Accounting as a subject) CFO/2016/03
Supply Chain Management, Assets Management Logistics, Purchasing Management, Public Administration, Supply Chain, Asset Management, Finance CFO/2016/04
HRDP, M&C Research Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation Master’s Degree: Social Sciences (Education), Nation Diploma/N Diploma/Degree: Public Administration H/2016/05
Career Development Services Financial Management, Auditing H/2016/06
System Monitoring & Economic Analysis Degree: Economics, Econometrics, Statistics & Mathematics  H/2016/06
Legal and Legislative Services for Education Institutions LLB H/2016/07
Information System Coordination Management, Public Administration H/2016/08
Global Partnership, African Middle East BA Degree / BA Hons. International Relations or major in Politics H/2016/09
Strategic Coordination & Secretarial Support, Social Inclusion & Equity Management Assistant, Administration, Public Administration H/2016/10
UNIVERSITY EDUCATION Financial and Physical Planning Accounting, Public Finance, Infrastructure UE/2016/11
Teaching and Learning Development, Teaching Qualification & Policy


Business Administration, Office Administration, Public Administration UE/2016/12
VCET TVET Infrastructure Development Programme Project Management VCET/2016/13
Financial Planning BCom: Financial Accounting, Economics, Econometrics VCET/2016/14
Planning and Institutional Support Public Administration, Financial Management VCET/2016/15
National Exams and Assessments Office Administration, Finance, Languages (especially English) VCET/2016/16
Public TVET Colleges Public Administration, Management, Database Management, Business Studies VCET/2016/17
CORPORATE SERVICE Communication and Media Liaison, Call Centre & Clients Service Communications, Public Relations, Graphic Design, Journalism, Marketing Management CS/2016/18
Government Information Technology Office IT, Computer Science CS/2016/19
Facilities Management and Logistics Services Facilities, Property Management, Public Management, Project Management CS/2016/20
Human Resource Administration, Management & Development Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Public Management, Records Management CS/2016/21
Internal Communication and Media Liaison BA: Information Science, Library CS/2016/22
Labour Relations & Wellness Labour Relations, Laws, Office Administration / Secretarial, Psychology / Wellness CS/2016/23
Office of the Director-General Public Administration, Public Management CS/2016/24
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT INDLELA (Based at Olifantsfontein / Tembisa) Administration SD/2016/25
Hostel & Auxiliary Services (Based in Olifantsfontein / Tembisa National Diploma/ National N Diploma: Hospitality, Auxiliary SD/2016/26

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: field of exposure as indicated in the above table (e.g. Internship: Development Support, Public Entities); and under “Reference number” write: The reference number as indicated in the table above]. Use post or hand deliver using the details below:

OR by post to: (Postal Address)

The Director-General
Department of Higher Education & Training
Private Bag X174

Or Hand deliver to: (Physical address)
Reception area, 123 Francis Baard Street (Between Sophie de Bruyn & Bosman Street), Pretoria, Tshwane.

Should you have any question regarding this internship programme please call Ms Nokwanda Khoza on Tel. (012) 312 5192, Ms Hazel Ngobeni on 012 312 6224, or Mr M Rooi on 012 312 5125 during normal office hours.

Closing date: 22 January 2016 (16H00)

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Note: The DHET updated the Ref No. for internship number 6, which was previously blank.

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