18 December 2020

Western Cape Education Department Internship Programme 2021

Monthly Stipend: R 6 083.70

Closing Date: 29 January 2021

Description: Unemployed South African Graduates residing in the Western Cape are invited to apply for the Graduate  Internship Programme. 

This programme will provide an opportunity to gain practical work experience for a period of twenty-four (24) months. 


- Financial Accounting (2 posts) (B-Tech Accounting / Financial Management)

- Service Benefits (1 post) (Industrial Psychology/ Human Resource Management)

- GET Curriculum (1 post) (Project Management/Financial Management)

- Curriculum FET (1 post) (Project Management/Administration Management/Financial Management)

- Business Strategy and Stakeholder Management (1 post) (Project Management)

- Employee Relations (2 posts) (Human Resource Management/ LLB/ Labour Relations Management)

- Recruitment and Selection (1 post) (Human Resource Management)

- Internal Control (2 posts) (Financial Management/Financial Accounting/Auditing)

- Procurement Management (2 posts) (Public Management/Financial Accounting/Auditing)


- Cape Winelands (1 post) (Human Resource Management/Financial management)

- Eden and Central Karoo (1 post) (Financial Management/Accounting)

- Overberg (1 post) (Financial Management/Office Management and Technology)

- West Coast (1 post) (Financial Management)


- Metro Central (1 post) (LLB/ Labour Relations Management/Financial Management/Accounting)

- Metro East (1 post) (Financial Management/Accounting)

- Metro North (1 post) (Financial Management/Accounting)

- Metro South (1 post) (Office Management and Technology/Project Management)

Requirements 3-year diploma or degree (NQF 6 or 7) in one of the following:

  • Financial Management Systems; Financial Management; Accounting and Auditing.
  • Human Resource Management/ Development.
  • Public Management.
  • Office Management and Technology.
  • LLB/ Labour Relations Management.
  • Project Management.


  • The Intern will be responsible for assisting the staff with general office duties including, but not limited to, research, data entry, filing and general coordination. 
  • Render general admin support in the chosen office.

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Computer literacy: MS Office Package (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint), e-mail system, Internet.
  • Interpersonal skills. 
  • Listening skills. 
  • Ability to gather and process information. Good written and verbal communications skills in 2 official languages of the Western Cape.

Women and people with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.


Please note: Faxes and certified copies older than 3 months will not be accepted. The WCED will not be held responsible for any costs relating to relocation, subsistence and travelling. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Kindly accept that, if you do not hear from the WCED by 20 March 2021, your application was unsuccessful.