City of Cape Town – 12 month Internship programme (Closing date : 28 October 2016)

The City of Cape Town – Full-time 12-month internship for 39 new graduates in specific study fields.

Closing Date: 28 October 2016 at 16:00
Location: Cape Town (various departments around the city)
Stipend: R34,60 per hour, (40-hour week)
Duration: 12 Months (1 February 2017 – 31 January 2018)
Interviews: 15 November to 15 December 2016

Preference will be given to graduates from the University of Cape Town (UCT), University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and University of Stellenbosch (US), and who have not enrolled for further studies coinciding with the internship period.

The City of Cape Town is offering a full-time 12-month internship for 39 new graduates in specific study fields. The internship provides an exciting opportunity for graduates to develop capacity and skills in key operational areas in the City of Cape Town and to gain practical hands-on experience. The interns will be mentored by managers within relevant City departments. Skills development will be enhanced by attending compulsory capacity-building and training workshops and appropriate training interventions could also be attended when and if necessary.


How to Apply

Only applications by e-mail to  will be accepted (no hard copies). Please ensure that the attachments in your e-mail do not exceed 4 MB in size.

Please submit a separate e-mail for each post you are applying for with the post number, name and reference number in the subject line e.g. Post 5 – Coastal Management Assistant (Ref: CCTUSIP 05)

The application must include:

  1. A one-page cover letter, including the post reference number
  2. A brief CV (max. two pages) that contains the names and contact details of two referees
  3. A recent academic transcript from a tertiary institution

Other supporting documents will be requested if you are shortlisted for an interview (don’t send now).

Kindly note that applications received will not be acknowledged in writing.

Important: If you have any relatives or friends currently employed at the City of Cape Town municipality, state the name of the person and the department they work for in your e-mail.


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