By | January 17, 2017

Internship Programme at Stats SA 2017/18

Stats SA invites applications for 2017/18 Internship opportunities in various fields of study. Stats SA provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic phenomena. It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999).

Refeence Number:. No. 01/01/17HO

To qualify for the Internship Programme, you must:

  • Be an unemployed graduate aged between 20 and 35 years
  • Have completed a degree/National Diploma (NQF 6) or Honours/Master’s degree in the under-mentioned disciplines/fields of study from accredited institutions of Higher Learning
  • Be a South African citizen
  • Not have participated previously in an internship in the Public Service.

Stats SA provides Internship in the following fields of study for 2017/18

  • Statistics – Economics/Econometrics/Statistics/Social Sciences/ Mathematical Statistics/Demography (Head Office, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Economics – Economics/Econometrics/Statistics/Accounting/ Finance (Head Office, KwaZulu-Natal Demography – Population Studies/Demography/Statistics/ Development Studies (Head Office, Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Geography – Geography/Geomatics/GIS/Environmental Studies (Head Office, Western Cape, Limpopo, – Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal)
  • System Development and Analysis/ICT – Information Technology/Computer Science/Financial Information Systems/Programming/Software Development/Networking (Head Office, Western Cape, Free State, Limpopo, Northern Cape)
  • Supply Chain Management – Supply Chain Management/Purchasing Management (Head Office, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Logistics – Logistics Management/Transport Management/ Transport Economics (Head Office, Eastern Cape, Free State, Limpopo, Northern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal)
  • HR – Human Resource Management/Industrial Psychology (Head Office, Eastern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Finance – Financial Management/Accounting Sciences/ Accounting/Cost and Management Accounting/ Financial Accounting/Auditing (Head Office, Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Free State, Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Governance (Risk Management; Fraud and Compliance; Governance and Policy Unit) – Risk Management/Accounting/Internal Audit/Policing/ Fraud and Investigation/Investigation/Forensic at Head Office
  • Legal – LLB (Head Office)
  • Social Science – Social Sciences (Eastern Cape)
  • Marketing and Communication – Communications/Communication Sciences/Media Studies/Marketing (Head Office, Free State, Northern Cape)
  • Internal Audit – Internal Auditing/Accounting/Finance (Head Office)
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  • A three-year tertiary qualification (NQF 6) in the above-mentioned fields. Applicants that still need to finish or qualify for a degree or National Diploma should not apply.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Closing date is 27 January 2017

Important note: Applications must be submitted on the official Internship Application Form for 2017/18 (download here), stating the field of study, reference number and the preferred location for placement (OLD FORMS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED) • Applicants must attach a recent copy of their CV, certified copies of: Matric certificate, academic qualifications with academic transcripts (academic record) and ID • Candidates wishing to apply for an internship outside their region must be willing to find their own accommodation and transportation considering that they will be earning a stipend • Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered • Applicants will be expected to be available for assessments and selection interviews at a time, date and place as determined by the Department • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) • All appointments are subject to the pre-employment screening • Statistics South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered • Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only.Please forward your applications to: The Manager: Recruitment and Appointments, Statistics SA, Private Bag X44, Pretoria 0002 or hand-deliver at ISIbalo House, Koch Street, Salvokop, Pretoria 0002. Applicants can hand-deliver their applications at their closest provincial office.Enquiries: Kindly contact Ms Z Khumalo at (012) 337-6371 or Ms L Nel at (012) 310-2149

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Stats SA endeavours to promote the careers of previously disadvantaged persons by applying the principles of appropriate legislation, e.g. Employment Equity Act, 1998

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