Major Programmes and Projects: Environmental Business Assistant

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

Ref No: CCTUSIP 01 [x1]

  • A degree in Environmental Science, Biology, Geography, Urban Planning, Economics or International Relations or some combination of these.
  • ESSENTIAL – Good communication, written and oral skills and computer literacy, driver’s licence.


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.