Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Stats SA invites applications for 2016/17 Internship

Stats SA invites applications for 2016/17 Internship opportunities in various fields of study. Stats SA provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic phenomena. It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999).

Ref No.: 01/09/15HO

To qualify for the internship programme, you must –

  • Be an unemployed South African graduate aged between 20–30 years;

  • Have completed a degree/ national diploma (NQF 6) or Honours degree; and

  • Have obtained an average of 60% or higher in any of the following fields of study:

Interns in the following fields of study are encouraged to join the Stats SA two-year Internship Programme

  • Statistics

  • Demography

  • Geography

  • Methodology

  • System Development and Analysis

  • Economics and Econometrics

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • Finance

  • Governance

  • Strategy

  • Internal Audit

  • Law

All Internship opportunities are primarily based at Head Office in Pretoria but a limited number of posts are allocated to the various provinces based on their needs.


  • 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.

Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply using this Reference Numbner: 02/09/15HO

How to apply

Closing date is 18 September 2015

Important note: Please note that only applications submitted on our Internship form 2016/17 will be considered (Download here) ● Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only ● Statistics South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment ● Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Head Office, Pretoria: Post to the Manager: Recruitment and Appointments, Statistics SA, Private Bag X44, Pretoria 0001 or hand-deliver at 167 Delta Heights Building, corner Madiba and Thabo Sehume Streets, Pretoria. Applicants can hand deliver their applications to the closest provincial office.

Enquiries: Kindly contact Ms Z Buthelezi at (012) 310 4893 or Ms L Nel at 012 310 8319.

Stats SA endeavours to promote the careers of previously disadvantaged persons by applying the principles of appropriate legislation, e.g. Employment Equity Act, 1998.

Via – Stats SA

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