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KZN Dept of Cooperative Governance (CoGTA) Internships 2022/2023


KwaZulu Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs invites South African unemployed graduates to apply for Graduate / Internship Programme 2022/2023.

Internship Location: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Internship Closing Date: 23 September 2022

The KwaZulu Natal Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs is offering an Internship Programme for a period of 24 months to unemployed graduates.

The Interns will be deployed to Municipalities in the Province of KwaZulu Natal in which they reside. This will provide opportunities to unemployed graduates to gain work experience in various skills sets at Municipalities.

Internship Opportunities are available in following fields of study:

Ref No: MIP 1/2022

Qualifications: Civil Engineering, Construction and Building Management

Ref No: MIP 2/2022

Qualifications: Internal Audit and Risk Management

Ref No: MIP 3/2022

Qualifications: Urban and Regional Planning (Town Planners)

Ref No: MIP 4/2022

Qualifications: Finance and Accounting (Accountants)

Ref No: MIP 5/2022

Qualifications: Electrical Engineering (Engineers, Technicians and Technologists)

Ref No: MIP 6/2022

Qualifications: Water Engineering and Quality Management

Ref No: MIP 7/2022

Qualifications: Plumbing and Sanitation

Ref No: MIP 8/2022

Qualifications: GIS and Land Use (Technologists)

Ref No: MIP 9/2022

Qualifications: Human Resources Management

Ref No: MIP 10/2022

Qualifications: Development Studies and Community Development

Ref No: MIP 11/2022

Qualifications: Public Administration

Ref No: MIP 12/2022

Qualifications: Local Government

Ref No: MIP 13/2022

Qualifications: Information Technology

Ref No: MIP 14/2022

Qualifications: Legal Services

Ref No: MIP 15/2022

Qualifications: Disaster Management

Ref No: MIP 16/2022

Qualifications: Energy and Climate Change

Ref No: MIP 17/2022

Qualifications: Media and Communications


  • Applicants must be preferably from Kwazulu-Natal;
  • Applicants must be between 18-35 years of age, applicants over the age of 35 may also be considered;
  • Asigned affidavit from a Commissioner of Oaths as proof of unemployment, clearly indicating that you have not previously benefited from an Internship Programme at National, Provincial or Local government level;
  • Applicants must have successfully completed a 3 or 4 year Tertiary qualification;
  • Candidates must be prepared to undergo a selection process that will include a structured interview;
  • Candidates must, on the Z83 form (top left corner), clearly indicate the District Municipality within which they reside.

How to apply

Download Z83 Application Form

Applications must be submitted on the Z83 Application Form and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV together with copies of qualifications (including senior certificate), a contact telephone number, physical and postal address (proof of residence).

Please note: Applicants who possess a qualification which was obtained from a non-South African University must produce SAQA evaluations when submitting their applications. Failure to comply with any instruction will disqualify applicants. Faxed or late applications will not be accepted.

Applications to be posted to:

The Chief Director: Human Resource Management and Development (Human Capital Development Directorate),

Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs,

Private Bag X9078,




Hand delivered to: 330 Langalibalele Street, 15th Floor, South Tower, Room 104, Natalia Building, Pietermaritzburg for the attention of Ms T Zuma,

Closing date: Friday, 23 September 2022 (Applications received after this date will not be accepted).

NB. Should applicants not receive any response from the Department within three months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.


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