21 August 2020

CHE Internship Opportunity 2020

The CHE is offering an internship opportunity to unemployed South African graduate from higher education institutions who has completed his/her studies, reporting to the Organisational Secretary.


The South African Council on Higher Education (CHE) is an independent statutory body established by the Higher Education Act (Act No. 101 of 1997, as amended). As the Quality Council for Higher Education in terms of the National Qualifications Framework Act (Act No 67 of 2008, as amended) it advises the Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation on all higher education matters and is responsible for quality assurance and promotion through the Higher Education Quality Committee (HEQC). 


  • A three-year Chartered Institute of Secretaries qualification or National Diploma in Commercial Law, Business Administration or any other three-year relevant qualification.
  • Applicants should not have been previously served as interns and must be between 18-35 years old.


  • Provision of general administrative support to the Organisational Secretary and CHE Committees;
  • Assisting the Organisational Secretary in ensuring compliance with statutory requirements of the organisation;
  • Drafting of agendas/minutes/reports of various subcommittees of the CHE;
  • Ensure that general arrangements for the meetings of the subcommittees of the CHE including venue booking arrangements and catering are done;
  • Collating relevant information required by internal and external auditors for audit purposes;
  • Assist with the management and maintenance of the CHE Secretariat records and documentation management system – storing and archiving in compliance with the National Archives Act.

Additional Information

Stipend: R15 000 per mmonth

Closing date: 28 August 2020 No late applications will be considered.

To apply please submit a completed job application form, a CV and certified copies of qualifications accompanied by a detailed motivation regarding your suitability for the position, as well as how you meet each of the stipulated requirements. Applications not on the prescribed application form  and submitted without the certified copies attached will not be considered.

Applications must be forwarded to Affirmative Portfolios, for attention Sacha Meyerson via e-mail to recruitment@affirm.co.za by fax to 086 605 8361 or hand delivered to La Rocca Office park Block E 14 Petunia Road, Bryanston.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 30 days after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo psychometric tests and competency assessments to determine their suitability for the internship Programme.

The CHE is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve its equity objectives. Therefore, people from designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

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