19 January 2021

KZN Premier Internships 2021

 Location: Pietermaritzburg 

Closing Date: 22 January 2021

Description: KZN Premier Internships 2021 is for unemployed youth for a period of 24 months, effective from the 2021/2022 financial year. 

The programme will include a work-based structured approach to experiential learning related to an occupation, aimed at assisting graduates/diplomates to acquire competencies and practical experience in their respective fields. 


  • Unemployed KwaZulu-Natal Graduates/Diplomates between the age of 18 and 35 years; 
  • Must be prepared to relocate to Pietermaritzburg at own cost; 
  • Must be computer literate; 
  • No work experience is required; 
  • Must have graduated (Please attach a certified copy of the diploma or a degree certificate); 
  • Must be unemployed after the completion of the tertiary qualification; 
  • Must not have been enrolled in the graduate internship programme in the past; and 

Must have a relevant tertiary qualification in the following fields: 

1. Financial Accounting X 3

Qualification: BCom Accounting/National Diploma in Finance (Accounting)

Ref: FA/01/20

2. Management Accounting X 1

Qualification: Degree or Diploma in Financial Management

Ref: MA/01/20 

3. Internal Control X 2

Qualification: BCom {with Accounting and Auditing as majors) National Diploma in Internal Auditing

Ref: IC/01/20

4. Supply Chain Management X 3

Qualification: Degree or Diploma in Supply chain Management/ Degree or Diploma in Public Management

Ref: SCM/01/20

5. Human Resource Management/ Development X 3

Qualification: - BCom in Human Resource Management/ Degree or National Diploma m HRM/D

Ref: HRM/D/01/20

6. Communications and Media Studies X 4

Qualification: National Diploma in Photography/  National Diploma in Video Technology/  National Diploma Relations

Ref: COM/01/20 

7. Information Technology X 1

Qualification: National Diploma in Information Technology

Ref: IT/01/20

8. Provincial Public Service Training Academy , Durban  X 1

Qualification: Degree or Diploma in Library

Ref: PPSTA/01/20

9. Planning and Policy Development X 2

Qualification:  National Diploma in Economics/ Social Policy / - BSc with Geography as a major/ Developmental Studies

Ref: PSM/01/20

10. Monitoring and Evaluation X 1

Qualification: Master’s Degree/PHD in Public Administration or Monitoring and Evaluation/Research  BSc with Maths/Stats/Information Management

Ref: M&E/01/20

11. Nerve Centre X 1

Qualification: National Diploma in Information Technology

Ref: NC/01/20

12. Special Projects and OSS X 3

Qualification: National Diploma in Public Management/Administration

Ref: SP/01/20

13. Youth Development X 2

Qualification: Public Management/Administration/Business Management

Ref: YD/01/20

14. Intergovernmental Relations X 2

Qualification:  - Degree/Diploma in Business/Public Administration/  -Degree/Diploma in Cooperative Governance/ International Relations

Ref: IGR/01/20

15. Labour Relations X 1

Qualification: National Diploma in Labour Relations

Ref: LR/01/20

16. Priority Programmes/HIV and AIDS X 3

Qualification: National Diploma in Management

Ref: PP/01/20

17. Provincial Organisational Development X 1

Qualification:  National Diploma in Operations Management

Ref: POD/01/20

18. Director General's Office X 2

Qualification: National Diploma in Office Management

Ref: OFM/01/20

Applicants will be required to enter into a twenty-four-months internship contract with the Department, effective from the date of assumption of duty. 

All enquiries can be directed to Ms S.D. Zakwe, tel. (033) 328 1821. 


• Applications must be submitted on the NEW employment form (Form Z83) obtainable from any Public Service Department or www.dpsa.gov.za-vacancies, should any application be received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83) it will not be considered, the form must be fully completed. 

• Applicants must submit a detailed CV, including contact telephone numbers, physical and postal address, certified copies of ID, Matric/ Grade 12 and Diploma/Degree certificates. 

• Clearly state the field you are applying for, e.g. Communications: Photography and the relevant reference number. 

• Applications must be posted to the following address: The Director-General, Office of the Premier, Human Resource Support, Private Bag X 9037, Pietermariztburg, 3200 or hand-delivered to 16 Chatterton Road, First Floor, Invesco Centre, PMB, 3200, marked for the attention of Mr B.M. Dlamini or emailed to: recruitment@kznpremier.gov.za