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NSFAS Graduate Internship Programme 2019

NSFAS Graduate Internship Programme 2019, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a public entity accountable to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). It provides financial assistance to eligible students at public universities and at Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges throughout South Africa.


NSFAS is looking to employ graduate interns from the greater Cape Town surrounding areas who meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Unemployed South African graduates
  • A minimum of a three (3) year degree or diploma from higher education institutions in the areas as indicated below
  • No previous experience (Less than one-year casual work experience could be considered).
  • NSFAS funded graduates

Field of Study & Qualifications

  • Human Resources; Industrial Psychology or similar
  • Financial Accounting; Accounting or similar

Personal Attributes

Candidates will be required to display the following personal attributes

  • Record keeping and file management skills
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Confident communicator
  • Ability to work independently, as well as within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and display initiative
  • Time Management
  • High level skills in comprehension
  • Accuracy and attention to detail

Closing Date: 1 March 2019
Location: Cape Town

How To Apply

Interested applicants who meet the requirements should send Detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Academic Qualifications and names of two contactable referees to Thokozile Mnikina via email, with the subject Graduate Internship Programme to [email protected].

NSFAS does not consider late applications.

NSFAS only corresponds with shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from NSFAS within 1 month of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.