Department of Economic Development Tourism and Environmental Affairs Internship Programme

Closing Date: 13 December 2019
Location: KZN

The Department of Economic Development. Tourism and Environmental Affairs is implementing the Internship Programme as part of its contribution to skills development Initiatives as expressed in the NSOS III, NGP, PGDS and NDP Vision 2030 objectives by inviting unemployed graduates to participate in the programme that will provide them with valuable work experience and increase their opportunities towards employment. The programme offered is fully structured and the Department will pay successful interns a monthly stipend allowance

Applications are invited from interested applicants in possession of a relevant three (3) year degree or National diploma or above from a recognised University or University of Technology to undertake workplace training that shall run for a period of 24 months in the following fields / areas:

Work Study WS20 / 22ND Degree in Operations Management / Organizational Development
Chemical SectorCS20 / 22BSc in Chemistry / Biochemistry / Polymer ScienceA relevant postgraduate qualification would be an advantage 
Risk and Integrity Management R&IM20 / 22ND Degree in Risk Management / Auditing
Intergovernmental RelationsIGR20 / 22ND Degree in Public Administration / International Relations
/ Development Studies or equivalent qualification
Internal Audit IA20 / 22ND Degree in Internal Audit
Trade and Investment Promotion T&IP20 / 22Bachelor’s Degree in Economics / International Trade /
Development Studies /  Finance Investment or equivalent
Office of the DDG Industry Development DDGID20 / 22 ND / Degree in Economics / Industry Policy / Developmental
Studies or any related relevant qualifications
Auxiliary ServicesAS20 / 22ND / Degree in Public Management Office Management Facilities
Management Social Science. Interns will be placed in various
HR PracticeHRP20 / 22ND. Degree in Human Resource Management
CommunicationsCOM20 / 22ND Degree in Communication Studies Public Relations / Media /
Black Economic EmpowermentBEE20 / 22ND Degree in Business Management / Public Policy Development
StudiesND in Office Administration Business Management Development
Youth Economic Empowerment YEE20 / 22ND Degree in Public Management / Public Administration Financial
AgribusinessAGR20 / 22BSc in Agricultural Economics / Agribusiness / Agricultural
Management or related degree 
SMMESMME20 / 22ND Degree relevant to the Commercial FieldInterns will be placed in following districts: Umgungundlovu xt;
Harry Gwala xt; uThukela xt: Amajuba xt; uMzinyathi x1,
Ethekwini x1: uGu xt; King Cetshwayo x1: Mkhanyakude x1;
Zululand X1 and Head Office x1
Local Economic Development:
Project development and Management TeamPDMT20 / 22Degree in Development Economics  / relevant Social Science
Local Economic Development:
Capacity Building and institutional DevelopmentCB20 / 22Bachelor of Social Science (Human Resource Development)
Industrial Psychology
Local Economic Development: FinanceLEDF20 / 22Degree in Accounting with Project Management
Local Economic Development:
ResearchLEDR20 / 22Master’s degree in Research and Industrial Relations related
Master’s degree 
Research and DevelopmentR&D20 / 22Degree in Economics 
Clothing and TextileC&T20 / 22ND / Degree in Economic Supply Chain Management Clothing
Management Textile Technology 
Policy and PlanningP&P20 / 22Degree in Economics 
Legal ServicesLS20 / 22Bachelor of Laws / LLB
Environmental ServicesENVIRO20 / 22ND Degree in Social Science Geographical Information GIS
(Environmental Planning Natural Sciences Environmental
Management (Environmental Studies YBA Planning and Development
Interns will be placed in various districts
Co-operativesCO-OP20 / 22ND Degree in Entrepreneurship Management Interns will be placed
in the following districts: Amajutu x2. Umiyati x2 Umgungundlovu
x2 Uthukela x2 Lembe x2 and Harry Gwala x2
Regulations ServicesREGS20 / 22ND Degree in Business Administration / Business Management / Law
Public Administration / Policy and Legislation / Project Management
Finance (Debtors and Revenue)FIND&R20 / 22ND Degree in Financial Management  / Accounting 
Information TechnologyIT20 / 22ND Degree in Information Technology
Office of the HOD (Support)HOD20 / 22
ND in Office Management and Technology / Public Management
/ Administrative Management / Business Management
Employee Health and Wellness ProgrammeEHW20 / 22ND / Degree in Psychology  / Social Science
Diversity ManagementDIV20 / 22ND / Degree in Human Resources Management
HR Policy and Planning HRP&P20 / 22ND / Degree in Research and Policy Development
Monitoring and EvaluationM&E20 / 22Degree in Social Science Policy Development Studies free The
applicant must have done Monitoring and Evaluation Property
Management as part of the degree attach statements Public
Entities: Public Entity: Legal
Public Entities: LegalPE.LEG20 / 22LLB  / Bachelor of Laws
Public Entities: Internal AuditingPE.IA20 / 22ND in Internal Auditing
Public Entities: Cost and ManagementPE.C&M20 / 22ND in Cost Management Accounting
Public Entities: AccountingPE.ACC20 / 22ND in Accounting
Tourism DevelopmentTOUR20 / 22ND / Degree in Tourism Management Eco Tourism management Travel
and Tourism Cultural and Heritage Tourism / BA Tourism /
Human Resources DevelopmentHRD20 / 22ND / Degree in Human Resources Management  / Development
Consumer ProtectionCP20 / 22LLB / BALaw BCom (L BCom Economics Interns will be placed in the
following districts Ethel District Mkhaniyakude x1, Gu xt:
Zululand X: Harry Gwala xt; Amajuba af: uthukala x1, King
Catshwayod and Pietermaritzburg
HR Service BenefitsHRS&B20 / 22ND / Degree in Human Resources Management 
Financial Information SystemFIS20 / 22ND / Degree in Financial System Information System 
Supply Chain ManagementSCM20 / 22ND / Degree in Public Management Degree in Public Administration
with  Supply Chain or Logistics as major or Degree in
Supply Chain Logistics
MaritimeMAR20 / 22ND / Degree in Economics SCM and Logistics / Maritime Studies
(Shore Based, Shipping and Logistic) Assets Management
Asset ManagementAM20 / 22ND in Public Management / Finance Management/ Office Management
/ Accounting
AutomotivesAUTO20 / 22BTech in Business Management  / Supply Chain Management 
Finance – BudgetFINBUD20 / 22ND / Degree in Cost and Management Accounting 
Knowledge ManagementMK20 / 22ND / Degree in Information Science or Studies or related
TransportTRANS20 / 22ND Degree in Road and Transport Management / Public Management
Officeof the Chief Director: Corporate ServicesCORPSR20 / 22ND / Degree in Office Management  / Office Administration 
Office of the DDG: IEDSIEDS20 / 22 ND In Office Management Administration or ND in Public
Information, Communication, Technology and Electronics (ICTe)ICTE20 / 22ND / Degree in Information Systems Computer Science and Honours
44. Technology and Electronics in Information Systems of BSc in
Electronics Engineering Computer (ICT) Engineering 

How to Apply

The application should be submitted in the Z83 form obtainable from any
Government department and it must be signed and dated. Indicating the CORRECT reference number of the field applied for and must also include certified copies (not older than 3 months) of the following documents

  • South African Identity Document
  • Degrea diploma certificate and Matric or Senior Certificate
  • Full academic record indicating individual modules or courses

NB: Those who have studied at Private Higher Institutions are also directed to provide Credit Certificate indicating the number of credits the qualification has p if you apply for more than one position, please make sure that you use a separate application form with the relevant reference number

any of the documents mentioned above are not attached, the applicant will
automatically be disqualified. The department serves the night to placerat to place applicants based on its needs and requirements. The closing date for applications is 13 December 2019. In addition applicants must be / have:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • South African citizen
  • Reside in KZN
  • Unemployed graduates between the age of 18-35 .
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Prepared to enter into a contractual agreement with the department
  • Not participated in an internship programme before at any Government department of Municipality

 Interested applicants should forward their applications to the following address: The
Director Human Resource Manager Department of Economic Development. Tourism and
Environmental Allair, Private Bag X 9152, Pilar

For Attention: Ms M. Mngoma.

hand-delivered at the following address: The Reception, The Department of
Economic Develop Ndlovu Street (former Loop Street), Pietermaritzburg, 3201

Enquiries should be
delivered to  MB Sikhakhane, Tel: 033 232 2635 / 033 264 2684

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