Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Digital Interns Opportunity At City of Johannesburg 2016

The City of Johannesburg has launched a programme to educate Digital Interns in innovative modern age skills as part of the foundation phase of developing the Johannesburg smart city plan.

The program plans to train a total of 1000 of the city’s brightest young information technology students, these students are being prepared to effectively meet the demands of connectivity which underpins the development of smart cities, they will also have an opportunity to explore smart cities in developed countries for innovation exposure and more.

The Joburg Educating Digital Interns (J.E.D.I) programme is set to award three successful applicants 10-month IT courses. They will be able to choose between courses on industry leading Network Engineering solutions, Website Design and Development, as well as Fibre Optic Development.

This programme will go a long way in improving IT skills and expertise in Johannesburg. It provides a superb opportunity for some of our brightest minds to learn the skills they will need to be more employable in future. The internship programme’s competitive edge is to establish why each of the applicants is the best candidate to turn Joburg into a smart city of the future in the current digital space. It is a platform for the applicants to demonstrate their ambition, motivation, innovation and self-belief.

The City has opened applications for the next intake of 250 interns.


  • The internship is open to matriculants with mathematics and science.

  • The programme is also for applicants with one or two-year diplomas and a serious digital aptitude, who reside in Johannesburg.

There is no elevator to success, you have to take the stairs. So take the first step with JEDI and let your drive and focus be the ammunition for an ambitious future career.

Interns are guaranteed six months’ employment at companies partnering with the city.

How to apply

Applications for the second cohort of interns opened on Tuesday, 03 November 2015.

Click here to apply

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