Department of Education Internship Programme 2023 – 2024


Department of Education Internship Programme 2023 – 2024

Department of Education Internship Programme 2023 – 2024

Department of Education Internship Programme | The Department of Higher Education and Training invites South African unemployed graduates who are between the ages of 18 – 35 years to apply for the Internship Programme.

Do you believe teaching is your ultimate calling or following a career within the educational system?


Are you dedicated to improving the education of South Africa’s youth?

The Department of Education may be the right institute for you!

Their internship program offers successful candidates a great footing within their chosen career field. This Department is devoted to providing learners of all ages with valuable training, skills, and education. You can also make your mark and a difference by helping to make the Department’s vision a reality!

The Department not only offers fields within education but through all levels of their daily operations. You can succeed with great mentoring provided by skilled experts in each field. Build your dreams and become self-sustainable by doing what you love.

The Department of Education aims to give each successful candidate a training experience filled with value, equality, and commitment, building on a love of education and strong attributes. They value candidates with a spark, innovation, honesty and a willingness to adapt. Their internship program will give each individual a range of experiences within their chosen field. They provide a great atmosphere promoting growth, individualism and team building.

Department Of Education Internships Available

This Department offers applicants a variety of fields to enter as career paths. Most internships will be for a duration of 12 months, this may be longer, depending on the field and the Department’s needs.

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Applicants may consider any of the following fields:

  • Administrative Services
  • Human Resources
  • Public Management
  • Public Relations
  • Information Technology Systems
  • Web Design
  • Business Management
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics
  • Auxiliary Services
  • Office Administration
  • Fleet Management
  • Legal Services
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Building Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Sport Administration
  • Social Management
  • Auditing
  • Budgeting
  • Information Systems
  • Accounting

Department of Education Internship Programme Requirements

Talented candidates looking to apply must meet all the requirements as set out by the Department. These may differ slightly in accordance with each district or province. Candidates must ensure they have all requirements as set out for the position and area of application.

Applicants will require the following:

  • Applicants must hold a valid South African ID
  • Applicants must have a valid Matric certificate
  • Applicants must have proof of residence
  • Applicants must have full academic transcripts
  • Applicants must have a degree or diploma within the field of application

Applicants must also include a complete curriculum vitae with the application form and ensure all contact detail is up to date. Candidates with disability are encouraged to apply if they meet all set requirements.

Applications that are incomplete, missing documentation or received after the closing dates will not be considered. The department will contact those who make the shortlist and an interview may be arraigned.

Department of Education Internship Programme Application

The Department of Education internships applications online is not available, open internships will be advertised. Applicants can, however, download the application or collect one from their local Department. Candidates must complete the form and submit it with relevant documentation to the Department offices within their area. Applicants can also only do so in response to advertised internships.

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Successful candidates will receive a monthly stipend for the duration of their internship, as well as gain invaluable knowledge within their chosen career field. These internships do not guarantee a full-time position but are aimed at bridging the gap for candidates from study to the workforce.

Department Of Education Internships: Closing Dates


Closing dates may differ in accordance with each province or district. These closing dates run from January through to April and August each year. Candidates are reminded to please ensure they know the closing date of their application. Make sure all documentation is attached and applications are submitted on time.

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