Stats SA: Internship Opportunities 2018 / 2019 (Statistics, Finance, Legal, IT…)

Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) hereby invites unemployed graduates between the age of 18-35 to apply for for Internship / Graduate Programme for 2018 /2019.

Closing Date: 2 March 2018
Location: South Africa
Period: 24 Months

Criteria:To qualify for the internship programme, you must: Be an unemployed graduate aged between 20-35 years. Have completed a degree/ national diploma (NQF 6) or Honours degree or a Master degree in the above mentioned fields of study from accredited institutions of higher learning. Must be a South African citizen. Must not have previously participated in an internship in the public service.

The following qualifications are required:

Field Qualification Station + Ref No
Statistics Economics / Econometrics / Statistics / Social Sciences / Mathematical Statistics / Demography Head Office (01/02/18HO), North West (01/02/18NW) , Free State (01/02/18FS) , Eastern Cape (01/02/18EC), Northern Cape (01/02/18NC), Mpumalanga (01/02/18MP)
Economics Economics / Econometrics / Statistics / Development Studies Head Office (07/02/18HO)
Demography Population Studies / Demography / Statistics / Development Studies Head Office (08/02/18HO), Free State (09/02/18FS)
Geography Geograpphy / Geomatics / GIS / Environmental Studies Free State (10/02/18FS) , Northern Cape (11/02/18NC), Mpumalanga (12/02/18MP)
Systems Development and Analysis / ICT Information Technology / Computer Science / Financial Information System / Programming / Software Development / Networking North West (13/02/18NW), Eastern Cape (14/02/18EC), Mpumalanga (15/02/18MP)
Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Management / Purchasing Management Head Office (16/02/18HO), Northern Cape (17/02/18NC)
Logistics Logistics Management / Transport Management / Transport Economics Free State (18/02/18FS)
Human Resource Management Human Resources Management / Industrial Psychology Head Office (19/02/18HO), Free State (20/02/18FS) , North West (21/02/18NW) , Eastern Cape (22/02/18EC), Northern Cape (23/02/18NC), Mpumalanga (24/02/18MP)
Finance Financial Management / Accounting Science / Accounting / Cost and Management Accounting / Financial Accounting / Auditing Head Office (25/02/18HO), North West (26/02/18NW) , Eastern Cape (27/02/18EC)
Office Administration Office Administration / Public Administration Northern Cape (28/02/18NC), Free State (29/02/18FS)
Security Management Security Management Northern Cape (30/02/18NC)
Governance (Risk Management; Fraud and Compliance; Governance and Policy Unit) Risk Management / Accounting / Internal Auditing / Policing / Fraud and Investigation / Forensic Head Office (31/02/18HO)
 Legal LLB Head Office (32/02/18HO)
Health & Safety Environmental Health & Safety Head Office (33/02/18HO)
Marketing and Communications Communications / Communications Science / Media Studies / Marketing Head Office (34/02/18HO)
Internal Audit Internal Audit / Accounting / Finance Head Office (35/02/18HO)
Record Management Record & Archives Management / Information Science / Library Science Mpumalanga (36/02/18MP)

Requirements / Prerequisites :

A three-year tertiary qualification (NQF 6) in the above-mentioned fields.
Applicants that still need to finish or qualify for a Degree or National Diploma should not apply.

How to Apply :

Important note:

  • Applications must be submitted online on the following link:
  • Applicants must attach a recent copy of their CV, certified copies of matric certificate, academic qualification with academic transcripts and ID
  • Candidates wishing to apply for an internship outside their region must be willing to find their own accommodation and transportation considering that they will be earning a stipend
  • Failure to submit the requested documents / information will result in your application not being considered
  • Applicants will be expected to be available for assessment and selection interviews at a time, date and place as determined by the department
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have a foreign qualification evaluated by SAQA
  • All appointments are subject to the pre-employment screening
  • Statistics South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Manual applications will no be accepted
  • Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only

Enquiries: Kindly contact Ms Z Khumaalo at (012) 317 6371 or Ms Sphiwe Ringane at 012 310 8089.



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