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As the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, we do contribute towards skills development by providing opportunities to unemployed graduates to gain work experience in various skills areas. The internship programme is aimed at enhancing the employability of unemployed graduates aged between 18 and 35 years. Our Internship Programme runs for 12 Months contract period starting from 01 April to 31 March of each financial year. Internship for this financial year, 2015/2016, is currently underway.

NB: Application for 2016/17 internship programme will be in March 2016.

Requirements: Applications must be graduates in fields specified below and/or have successfully completed the theoretical part of study and are in need of experiential learning in order to complete the qualification.




Office of the MEC

Diploma or Degree in Public Administration, specializing in Political Studies

Office of the HOD

Diploma or Degree in  Public Administration

Office of the COO

Diploma or Degree in  Public Administration

Strategic Planning

Diploma or Degree in Public Administration  or Business Development


Diploma/Degree in Public  Administration or Business Management, specializing in Gender, Youth or Disability Studies

 Policy and Research

 Diploma or Degree in Policy / Research

 Monitoring and Evaluation

 BA Honours in Public Management or BA Degree in Public Management

Audit & Risk Management

Diploma/ Degree in Public Administration 

Strategic Partnership & IGR

Diploma or Degree in Marketing

Human Resource Administration

Diploma or Degree in Human Resource Management

Human Resource Development

Diploma/Degree in Human Resource Management

School Sport

Diploma or Degree in Sport Management

Competitive Sport

Diploma or Degree in Sport Management

Mass Participation Program

Diploma or Degree in Sport Management

Information Technology

Diploma or Degree in IT (A+ and N+) or Computer Systems


Diploma or Degree in Accounting

Supply Chain Management

Diploma or Degree  in Supply Chain Management

Financial Management

Supply Chain Management Diploma or Financial Management Diploma

Grants in Aid

Diploma or Degree in either: Monitoring & Evaluation or Project Management

Creative Industries 

Diploma or Degree in  Arts

Media Liaison

Diploma in Journalism / Degree in Media Studies / Photography / DTP

Community Liaison

Diploma or Degree in Communications or Development Communication / Community Development

Marketing & Events

Diploma or Degree in either Public Relations / Communications / Marketing Management

Employee Wellness

Degree /  Diploma  in either Employee Wellness / Industrial Psychology or Psychology/ OHS

Employee Relations

Diploma/Degree in Labour Relations

Legal Services

Undergraduate Legal Degree – LLB, BPROC, B JURIS

Office Administration  and Facilities Management

Diploma or Degree in Office Administration or Facilities Management


Diploma or Degree in Heritage

Creative Arts

Diploma or Degree in  Arts

Sport Development and Coordination

Diploma or Degree in Sport Management

Library and Archival Services

Diploma or Degree in Archival Studies  or Library Information Services  or Information Science


We welcome applications from persons with Disabilities


Applications should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, ID, CV and Z83 Forms obtainable from government departments. Faxed and E-mailed applications will not be considered.


Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation uphold the right to place or reject applications based on service delivery needs and requirements. Successful candidates will receive a monthly stipend for the duration of the Internship contract.


Please note that due to a large number of applications expected, applications do not get acknowledged in writing. However, be assured that your applications are acknowledged with appreciation and do go on the database of the Department. A very systematic selection process is in place to ensure that we identify appropriate candidates and only a certain number get selected.


Enquiries: Ms Patricia Ndawo Tel: (011) 355 2861

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Surrey House
35 Rissik Street

Tel: +27 11 355 2500
​Fax: +27 11 355 2505​​

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