The Department of Environmental Affairs offers Internship opportunities to unemployed South African under graduate and post graduate students who wish to apply in the fields that are in line with the departmental core business and who have not been previously employed under any internship program. Applicants are encouraged to use the categories outlined below to indicate areas of interest.
The stipend to participate in the internship programme is R4 500.00 per month.
Duration: The internship program is offered for a period of 12 months. The successful candidates will be required to sign an internship contract for the duration of one year.
|PRETORIA – HEAD OFFICE|
|Chemical and Waste Management||Intern (0001)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Information Management, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Environmental Law, Environmental Engineering, Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, Accounting, Environmental Health, Ecotoxicology, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry, Process Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Zoology, Botany.|
|Biodiversity and Conservation||Intern (0002)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Environmental Law, Environmental Economics, Natural Resource Economics, Developmental Studies, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Environmental Planning, Hydrology, Soil Science, Botany, Zoology, Nature Conservation, Heritage and Cultural Studies, Natural Resource Management.|
|Climate Change and Air Quality||Intern (0003)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Office Management, Office Management and Technology, Chemistry, Process Engineering, Environmental Economics.|
|Chief Operating Officer||Intern (0004)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Public Management/Administration, Labour Relations, Human Resource Development, Management of Training, Human Resource Management, Social Sciences, Youth Development, Management Services, Workstudy, Social Work, Psychology, Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Multimedia, Marketing, Public Relations Management, Brand Management, Web Development, Information Science, Call Centre Management, Media Studies, Journalism, Communication Science, Events Management, Risk Management, Internal Audit, Accounting, Information Systems, Information Management, Environmental Science/Management, Natural Sciences, GIS, IT Business Solution or Infrastructure or A+ and N+|
|Legal Authorizations and Compliance Inspectorate||Intern (0005)||Degree/ National Diploma: LLB, Public Management, BTech Nature Conservation/Policing|
|Chief Financial Officer||Intern (0006)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Public Management, Logistics Management, Purchasing Management, Accounting, Finance.|
|Environmental Advisory Services||Intern (0007)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Public Management/Administration, Biological Sciences, International Relations, Natural Sciences.
Honours Degree: Environmental Management/Science, Land Development Planning.
Masters: Environmental Management/Science
|Environmental Programme||Intern (0008)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Office Management and Technology, Business Administration, Management Assistant, Structural Engineering, Landscape Architecture/Technology, Development Planning/Studies, Public Administration, Human Resource Development, Training, Industrial Psychology, Environmental Management, Public Administration/Management, Natural Sciences|
Limpopo, Mpumalanga ( NRM)
|3 year Degree/National Diploma: Natural Resource Management, Financial Management, Logistics Management, Office Administration, Environmental Management, Nature Conservation, Environmental Education, Training|
|3 year Degree/National Diploma: Public Administration/Management, Office Management, Business Administration, Management Assistant, Financial Administration/Management, Geography, Nature Conservation, Forestry.|
|3 year Degree/National Diploma: Public Management/Administration, Office Management.|
|CAPE TOWN – OCEAN & COAST AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMME|
|CHIEF DIRECTORATE:||REFERENCE NO.||QUALIFICATION|
|ODDG||Intern (012)||3 year Degree/National Diploma/BTECH: Public Management/Administration, Office Management, Business Management.y|
|Supply Chain and Asset Management||Intern (013)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, Internal Audit|
|HRM||Intern (014)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development|
|Financial Management and Management Accounting||Intern (015)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Financial Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting, Internal Auditing, Taxation|
|Coastal Biodiversity Conservation||Intern (016)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Botany, Zoology, Environmental Management, Natural Resource Management, Water Resource Management, Estuary Ecology, Marine Ecology|
|Ocean and Coastal Conservation Strategies||Intern (017)||3 year Degree/National Diploma/BTECH/Honours: Environmental Management/Sciences, Natural Sciences, Conservation Biology, Town Planning, GIS, Policy and Development, Chemistry|
|Oceans Research||Intern (018)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Oceanography, Analytical Chemistry, Engineering, GIS, Computer Science, Zoology,|
|Biodiversity and Coastal Research||Intern (019)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Biological Science, Marine Biology (Honours), Zoology, Biodiversity|
|Marine Biodiversity and Coastal Research||Intern (020)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Zoology, Ecology|
|Coastal Pollution Management||Intern (021)||3 year Degree/National Diploma/BTECH: Environmental Management/Science, Environment and Water Science, Social Science|
|Southern Oceans and Antarctica Support||Intern (022)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Project Manageme|
|Communication||Intern (0023)||3 year Degree/National Diploma: Communication Science, Journalism|
Applications must be directed to:
Application for Pretoria must be directed to Director-General, Private Bag X447 Pretoria 0001, or hand delivered to Corner Soutpansberg and Steve Biko (473 Steve Biko) Road, Environment House, Pretoria for attention Employee Development.
Application for Cape Town must be directed to the Director-General, PO Box 52126 Cape Town 8002 or hand delivered to, East Pier Building, V&A Waterfront Cape Town 8002 for attention Skills Development
Closing Date: 12 December 2014. No late applications will be considered
Enquiries can be directed to:
Mr Welcome Tshabalala
Tel: (012) 399 8688,
Ms Phindhani Maphete
Tel: (012) 399 8687,
Mr Steven Moloto
Tel: (012) 399 8686
Mr Nkosikhona Zuma
Tel: (021) 819 2407,
Ms Nozuko Ndongeni
Tel: (021) 819 2518
Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service. Applicant must state the Branch, Reference Number and field of study in which the candidate is applying for (from the above list); attach your CV, certified copies of certificates, academic transcripts (record) and an identity document. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. Applicant must indicate whether they are applying for the internship based in Pretoria orCape Town.
Please note: You must be 18 – 35 of age and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. No faxed or e-mail applications will be considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.