Their aim is to increase the efficiency of service deliverance, administration and responsiveness, as well as productiveness of all Departments. With the Department of Public Services and Administration internship program they give talented individuals the opportunity to gain hands-on experience within their selected field. They also offer Learnerships. They invite applications from all parts of the country. Some of their programs may, however, be applicable only to a selected province or Department. Candidates must ensure they are aware of all requirements before making their application.
The Department of Public Services and Administration aims to uplift and improve the services delivered by all other Government Departments. They seek and implement new solutions to problems, structures and systems. Their aim is to modernize the public services delivered by the Government.
Some of the issues that are addressed by this Department are as follow:
- Client Services
- Employment Practices
- Job Evaluation
- Learning Systems
- Service Delivery
So, if you have what it takes, and they have a field for you, apply as soon as applications open.
Department of Public Services and Administration Internships Available
This Department has a wide field of internships available yearly. Candidates interested in the fields mentioned below or any other as advertised by the Department may apply if they meet all stipulations.
Fields to consider are:
- Graphic Design
- Risk Management
- Public Relations
- Legal Services
- Health and Wellness Services
- Human Resources
- Internal Relations
- Public Administration
- Public Management
- Strategic Planning
- Computer Networking
- Service Delivery Administration
- Strategic Management
Department of Public Services and Administration Internships Requirements
Individuals who intend to apply for an internship with this Government Department will need to meet all requirements as stipulated. Each field will have a variety of requirements, however, many of them will be the same.
- Aged between 18 and 35
- A South African citizen
- Have a valid ID book or card
- A valid Grade 12 certification
- A Diploma or Degree in the field of application
- Be able to work independently
- Be able to work in a team
- Be eager to learn
Candidates must also provide a detailed curriculum vitae, references and a motivational letter with their application, as well as certified copies of all above mentioned documentation, and any other as is stipulated by the Department.
Department of Public Services and Administration Internships Application
Department of Public Services and Administration internships applications online is not accessible. Individuals who are interested in applying for any of the open internships, made available yearly by this Department, will be required to download and complete a Z83 Application Form. This for can be found on the Departments Careers Page online, or collected from your nearest Department offices. For more information, candidates can also visit this webpage.
Once you have completed the application form it can be submitted to the following address:
Department of Public & Administration Services
Private Bag X 916
Applications can also be hand delivered to the offices of the Department where it was collected or the following address:
Department of Public Services & Administration Offices
Batho Pele House
Johannes Ramokhoase Street 116 (old Proes Street) Cnr. With Sophie De Bruin Street
Applicants are reminded to please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached, and the application is signed. Incomplete applications, unsigned applications or applications without the requested documentation will not be taken into consideration.
Department of Public Services and Administration Internships Closing Dates
Closing dates for new applications are usually the middle of May each year. However, candidates are urged to first have a look on their website for relevant internship programs. Candidates must ensure all documentation is certified and the application form is fully completed, and signed by the applicant.
The candidates who are selected for the shortlist may also be asked to attend an interview. Their documentation will be verified and checked. If you have not had any contact within a 3 month period after the closing of applications, please deem your application as being unsuccessful.
Good luck to all candidates, we hope you find your ideal career path and happiness in all you do!