25 August 2020

Parliament of the RSA Graduate Trainees 2020

Parliament of the RSA has various Graduate trainees opportunities to help young, aspiring professionals gain valuable work experience and develop new skills and competencies. 

Parliamentary of the RSA encourages an environment of excellence, continuous improvement, learning and growth. It provides development opportunities to its employees aligned to personal development plans.

Skills & Competencies

  • Results Driven.
  • Professionalism.
  • Ownership & Accountability.
  • Emotional Intelligence.
  • Planning & Organising.
  • Communication skills.

Additional Information

  • Knowledge of the Constitution.
  • The role and functions of Parliament.
  • Parliamentary protocol & Ethics.
  • Parliamentary Laws policies and procedures.
  • Interpersonal and organisational effectiveness.
  • Self - leadership.
  • Training in area of specialisation – eg. Procedural Services; Research Services; Legal Services.

1. Graduate Trainee: Environmental Affairs

Requirements: B degree in Graphic Design or Information Technology.


2. Graduate Trainee: Environmental Affairs - Research Services

Requirements: Master’s in Environmental Affairs ( Environmental Management; Environment Science, Geography)

3. Graduate Trainee: Gender Studies

Requirements: Master's in Gender Studies.

4. Graduate Training: Public Policy

Requirements: Master's in Public Policy

5. Graduate Traine: Education & Training

Requirements: Honours in Education/Training and Development

6. Graduate Trainee: Economics

Requirements: Master's in Economics

Location: Cape Town 

Closing Date: 10 September 2020

Regret correspondence will only be with interviewed applicants. All successful candidates will be expected to sign a performance agreement.
The Parliamentary Services Administration applies the principles of Affirmative Action and equal opportunities. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to the necessary security and information verification such as citizenship status, security vetting and qualifications. All appointments will be subject to a positive security clearance by the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the State Security Agency (SSA). Parliament reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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