Western Cape Government Graduate Placement Opportunity
|GRADUATE INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME 2023-2024
|Department of the Premier
|Ms B Kirkwood at (021) 483 2024/ Ms Y Dempers at (021) 483 0742
|Location – Country
|Location – Province
|Location – Town / City
|The Western Cape Government: Corporate Services Centre invites unemployed South African graduates residing in the Western Cape to apply for the Graduate Internship Programme for 2023/2024 The Graduate Internship Programme is a Youth Development Programme which will provide successful interns the opportunity to gain practical work experience for a period of 3-24 months.
|You are in possession of a completed Certificate (NQF 5), Diploma (NQF 6), Degree (NQF 7) or Post Graduate Qualification (NQF 8 and higher); You are a South African citizen and reside in the Western Cape; You are between the ages of 20 and 35; You desire an opportunity to gain practical work experience.
|You have no network or support to help you make career choices; You are financially constrained.
|Key Performance Areas
|On-the-job training will be provided in one of the following departments: Agriculture; Community Safety; Cultural Affairs and Sport; Department of the Premier Economic Development and Tourism; Environmental Affairs & Development Planning; Human Settlements; Local Government; Provincial Treasury; Social Development; Transport and Public Works. Why should you apply? You will acquire skills and work experience that will make you more marketable to future employers. You get contactable references on your CV. You will have career awareness exposure to assist you to make informed career choices together with a network to support and guide you. Applicants who do not have access to computers are encouraged to make use of the following internet facilities to complete the online application: Your local library; Your local Thusong Service Centre; E-Community Forums and e-Centres in rural towns; The Western Cape Government Walk-in Contact Centre; An internet café.
|Good communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape; Proven computer literacy (MS Office); Ability to operate office equipment; Planning and organising skills.
|A stipend will be paid as determined by the Department.
|Only online applications will be considered. Applicants who passed the final examinations will be considered. The final results will be verified. Also, other personal information and documentation will be verified in terms of legislation. Applicants are requested to attach the following documents to their profile: • Your Curriculum Vitae (preferably in MS Word) • Your Identity document (ID) • Your Qualification (academic results from the academic institution).
Please note that the application process consists of 2 (two) phases, the 1st phase, deals with registration and the 2nd phase with the actual application.
Phase 1: 1. You must click on “Create Account” 2. Complete the required information and attach all required documents 3. Ensure your profile is complete and select submit to finish the registration process 4. You will receive an e-mail from Western Cape Government Careers to verify your email address, 5. Once you have confirmed your e-mail address, registration is complete.
Then to next phase. Phase 2: 6. Find the Internship and click “APPLY” on the actual advertisement 7. Complete the application questions and click “submit” 8. You will receive an email confirming that your application has been received. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00 should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 086 137 0214.
No late, emailed or faxed CV’s will be accepted as an application. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date of 31 March 2023.
Please note: The Western Cape Government Provincial Departments will not be held responsible for any cost relating to relocation, subsidence and travelling. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
Opportunity Closing Date: Thursday, 31 March, 2023 – 12:00