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Dept of Employment and Labour Internships 2021 / 2022

Department of Employment and Labour is inviting all unemployed graduates to apply for the ongoing Graduate / Internship Programme offered


The Department would like to invite qualifying graduates to apply to participate in an Internship Programme. The internship is meant to provide work exposure to 58 graduates for a period of twenty (24) months.

The following Internship Opportunities are open for applications:


Office Of The Coo (PME) Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/40HO

National Diploma / Degree in:

  • Public Administration and Management
  • Project Management
  • Statistics

Office Of The Coo (Operations) Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/41HO

B-Degree/B-Tech in:

  • Operations Management
  • Business
  • Public Administration and Management

Office Of The DG Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/42HO

National Diploma/Degree :

  • B Commerce related
  • Public Administration
  • Management
  • Risk management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Office Administration
  • Management
  • Business Administration
  • Management
  • Governance

Financial Management Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/43HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Business Management
  • Transport & Logistics Management
  • Contract Management
  • Public Admin/Management.

Office Of The DDG: Corporate Services Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/44HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Public Administration
  • Business Administration.

Employee Relations Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/45HO

LLB/ National Diploma/ Degree in Labour Relations

Legal Services Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/46HO

Degree in: LLB

Communication Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/47HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Public Relations
  • Communication
  • Public Administration

ICT Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/48HO

National Diploma/ B Degree in ICT

OHS Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/49HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Health & Occupational Hygiene.

Statutory And Advocacy Services Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/50HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • LLB Degree
  • Office Management
  • Public Management
  • Administration.

Office Of The DDG: IES Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/52HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Office Management
  • Public Management
  • Administration

ES Board Secretariat Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/53HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Public Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Psychology

SCM Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/54HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Cost and Management Accounting
  • Purchasing Management
  • Public Administration

Finance Admin Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/55HO

National Diploma/ Degree in: Finance/ Accounting

Business Development Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/56HO

National Diploma/ Degree/ Hons Marketing

HRM Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/57HO

National Diploma/ Degree in Human Resource Management

Monitoring & Evaluation Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/58HO

National Diploma/ Degree in: Cost and Management Accounting

International Relations Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/59HO

National Diploma/ B Degree in:


  • International Relations
  • Industrial Relations
  • Political Studies
  • Public Administration/ Management.

Labour Market Policy Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/60HO

National Diploma/ B Degree Finance and Administrative support

Performance Management Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/61HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource Development
  • Management of Training
  • Public Management.

Human Resource Operations Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/62HO

National Diploma / Degree in : Human Resource Management

Human Resource Development Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/63HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Human Resource Development
  • Management of Training
  • Human Resource Management
  • Public Management.

Internal Audit Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/64HO

National Diploma/ Degree Internal Auditing/ Accounting/ Information System

Risk Management Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/65HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Risk Management
  • Administration
  • Auditing
  • Commerce
  • Accounting
  • LLB

Security Services Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/66HO

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Security Management
  • Policing
  • Correctional Services
  • Forensic Investigation

Strategic Management Support Services Interns

Ref No: HR4/21/08/67HO

National Diploma/ B Degree in:

  • Public Management
  • Administration
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Management.

Minimum Requirements:

In addition to the above qualification requirements candidates must also meet the following:

  • Must be unemployed
  • Never participated in an internship programme before
  • Must between the ages of 18-35.

Internship Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Internship Closing Date: 06 September 2021

Stipend: R6 083, 99 per annum

How To Apply For Dept of Employment and Labour Internships Programme

Applications quoting the relevant reference number must be submitted on the new form Z83 (Download Here),  and must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV with at least 3 contactable referees as well as copies of all qualification academic transcripts including Senior Certificate, ID-document and a Driver’s license where applicable.

NB. The above requested documents / copies need not be certified when applying. Only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following the communication from HR.

Send Applications to: 

Chief Director: Human Resources Management:

Private Bag X 117,




Hand deliver at: 215 Francis Baard Street.

Enquiries: Mr OD Khumalo Tel No: (012) 309 4560 / Ms A Pretorius Tel No: (012) 843 7300

Please note:

  • Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications.
  • Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)
  • Applicants who do not comply with the abovementioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered.
  • The Department does not accept applications via fax.
  • Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.