KZN Dept of Education: Graduate / Internship Programme 2018 / 2019

Closing Date: 15 June 2018

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education is implementing the Internship Programme as part of its contribution to skills development initiatives as expressed in the NSDS, NGP and PGDS objectives by inviting unemployed graduate 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 therefore invited from interested applicants in possession of a relevant Degree from a recognized University or National Diploma from a University of Technology and TVET Colleges, to undertake workplace training that shall run for the period of 12 months in the following fields /  areas:

    1. Human Resource and Administrative Services: (Ref No. KZNDE / 001 / Intern)
      Requirements: Degree /  Diploma in :
      • Human Resource Development
      • Human Resources Management
      • Public Administration /  Public Management
      • Office Administration  / Office Management and Technology
      • Employee Relations
      • Social Science
      • Labour Law
      • Public Policy
      • Intergovernmental Relations
      • International Relations
      • Policy Information
      • Strategic Management
      • Monitoring and Evaluation
    1. Information Technology Services, MST and ITC: (Ref No. KZNDE / 002 / Intern)
      Requirements: Degree /  Diploma in:

      • Information Systems
      • Information Technology
      • Systems Design
      • Web Design
      • Computer Science
      • Programming & Networking
      • Management Information System
      • Statistic
      • GIS
      • ICT
      • Internship Programme for 2018-19
    2. Communications & Publications: Logistics (Ref No. KZNDE / 003 / Intern)
      Requirements: Degree /  Diploma in :

      • Communication Science
      • Graphic Designer
      • Photography
      • Public Relations
    3. Supply Chain Management /  Assets, And Disposal: (Ref No. KZNDE /  004 / Intern)
      Requirements: Degree /  Diploma in:

      • Supply Chain Management
      • Business Management with SCM
      • Project Management with SCM
      • Logistics
      • Finance with SCM
    4. Organisational Development : (Ref No. KZNDE / 005 / Intern)
      Requirements: Degree /  Diploma in :

      • Organisational and Work Study
      • Operations Management
      • Change Management
    5. Legal Services (Ref No. KZNDE / 006 / Intern)
      Requirements: Degree

      • LLB
    6. Facilities Management and Auxiliary Services (Ref No. KZNDE / 007 / Intern)
      Requirements: Degree /  Diploma in :

      • Transport /  Fleet Management-
      • Facilities Management –
      • Records Management –
      • Occupational Health and Safety –
      • Inventory Management –
      • Office Administration /  Management
      • Public Management
      • Archival studies
    7. Infrastructure Planning and Development (Ref No. KZNDE / 008 / Intern)
      Requirements: Degree /  Diploma in :

      • Quantity Surveying
      • Civil  / Structure Engineering
      • Building Management
      • Geographical Information Systems
      • Geography and Environmental Management
      • Electrical Engineering
      • Built Environment
      • Town and Regional Planning
    8. Specialist Fields (Ref No. KZNDE / 009 / Intern)
      Requirements: Degree /  Diploma in

      • Library Science
      • Library and Information Science
      • Sports Administration /  Science
      • Psychology
      • Educational Counselling
      • Social Work /  Counselling
      • Social Science
      • Health Promotion
      • Child and Youth Development
      • Early Childhood Development
      • Project Management
      • Development Studies
      • Sports management
      • Occupational Therapy (Ilembe District)
      • Statistics
      • Speech and Drama
      • Arts and Culture
      • Music
      • Industrial psychology
      • Nutrition / Food Science
      • Inclusive Education  / Learner Support
      • Special Education
      • BSc: Chemistry /  Biochemistry (King Cetshwayo)
    9. Finance (Ref No. KZNDE / 010 / Intern)Requirements: Degree /  Diploma in :
      • Accounting
      • Financial Management
      • Cost and Management
      • Taxation (Tax)
      • Auditing
      • B Comm Accounting

In addition, applicants must be:

  • South African citizen
  • Unemployed graduates between the age of 18-35 without relevant work experience
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply
  • Currently not studying
  • Unemployed graduates who have not been exposed to the programme before
  • Prepared to enter into a contractual agreement with the department
  • Available for placement in the Departmental offices across the Province
  • Diploma from TVET Colleges / Letter from DHET declaring competence and confirming graduation
  • Proof of Registration with the relevant body /  council
  • Proof of Residence must be attached

NB: For qualifications that require registration with Professional Council / Bodies, proof of registration must be attached.

How To Apply

While applicants can be placed in all offices across the province, but for Reference Numbers C, E and F, applicants shall be placed at Head Office only. Applications should therefore be submitted in the Z83 form obtainable from any government office, indicating the Reference Number of the field applied for and must include certified copies of the following documents which should neither be faxed or e-mailed:

      • South African Identity document
      • A recent detailed CV
      • Degree or Diploma, and Matric Certificate
      • A full academic record indicating individual modules or courses

If any of the documents mentioned above is not attached, the applicant will automatically be disqualified. Where an applicant has not been contacted within 2 months from the closing date, then the applicant must kindly consider that their applications have been unsuccessful. The Department reserves the right to place or not to place applicants based on its needs and requirements.

The closing date for applications is 15 June 2018 and the following are offices where application forms should be submitted:

Pietermaritzburg (Head Office)
Ms   BC Sithole033 846 5197

Office No.  113

228 Pietermaritz Street, Pmb,


UMgungundlovu District
Ms CN Sithole033 3416477 / 033 341 6473

166 Jabu Ndlovu Street,

Pietermaritzburg, 3201

Pinetown District
Mr VI Ngidi / Mr H. Ammerchund031 7372080 / 031 7372076

17 Crompton Street (Former Italia Building), Pinetown

Umlazi District
Mr BA Macaringue031360 6267

8th Floor, Truro House, 17  Victoria Embankment

ILembe District
Ms NA Ngonyama032 439 6184 / 6184

Corner R105 and Link Road

KwaDukuza 4450

Zululand District
Ms S. Luthuli  / Mr N.L Ndlovu035 874 1291 / 034 989 9826 / 7

Parkhome No. 11, Cnr. South and West Park home, Vryheid, 3100 or King

Dinuzulu Highway, 2nd Floor Administrative Building, Ulundi 3838

UGu District
Mr R. Mark039 688 8600

46 Aiken St. P/Shepstone

Sisonke District
Mr B. Mkhanyawo039 797 3700

8 Main Street, Kokstad

UThukela District
Mr KS NarainsamyMs FP Cindi

036 638 5250

216 Queensgate Bld, Cnr.

Queen and Keate Street, Ladysmith

UMzinyathi District
Mr A Njibe034 219 2103 / 2761

No. 40 Wilson Street, Dundee, 3000

Amajuba District
Mr BN Mdlalose034 328 4586

113 Panorama Drive,  Lennoxton, Newcastle, 2940

UThungulu District
Mr BE Mazibuko / Mr JV Ntuli035 901 1457

Cnr. Maxwell and Hancock Avenue, Empangeni

UMkhanyakude District
Mr MT Zitha / Ms Z B Makhunga035 573 9600 / 9767

035 573 98573 / 9858

Cnr. Thubalethu & Telebhe

Road, Mkhuze, 3965

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