The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is extending an exciting opportunity for unemployed graduates across South Africa to join their esteemed SASSA Internship Programme for the 2024/2025 period. This initiative is a fantastic stepping stone for young professionals eager to kickstart their careers within a supportive and dynamic environment.

If you’re a South African citizen aged between 18 and 35, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Available SASSA Internship Programme Opportunities

  1. Executive Support
    • Ref No: SAS/MPU/2024-03
    • Qualifications: National Diploma / B-Tech / Degree (NQF Level 6 or 7) in:
      • Human Resources Management
      • Public Management
      • Administration
  2. Legal Services
    • Ref No: SAS/MPU/2024-04
    • Qualifications: National Diploma / B-Tech / Degree (NQF Level 6 or 7) in:
      • Law
      • Paralegal
      • Legal Administration
  3. Finance
    • Ref No: SAS/MPU/2024-05
    • Qualifications: National Diploma / B-Tech / Degree (NQF Level 6 or 7) in:
      • Finance
      • Financial Accounting
  4. Records Management Centre
    • Ref No: SAS/MPU/2024-06
    • Qualifications: National Diploma / B-Tech / Degree (NQF Level 6 or 7) in:
      • Public Management / Administration
  5. Marketing and Communication
    • Ref No: SAS/MPU/2024-07
    • Qualifications: National Diploma / B-Tech / Degree (NQF Level 6 or 7) in:
      • Public Relations
      • Communications
      • Media Studies
      • Multimedia Journalism
      • Customer Care

Programme Details

SASSA’s Internship Programme aims to equip graduates with the necessary skills and experience to thrive in the job market. Successful candidates will be engaged on a 24-month internship contract, during which they will receive an all-inclusive monthly stipend of R7,450.75.

How to Apply

Submission: Send your application to:

  • Postal Address: Manager: HCM, SASSA Private Bag X11230, Nelspruit, 1200.
  • Hand Delivery: No: 18 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit, 1200.

Enquiries: For more information, contact Mr. Kenneth Ndlangamandla at 013 754 9416.3.

Important Notes

  • Pre-employment Screening: All appointments will be subjected to mandatory pre-employment screening, including qualification verification, ITC, and criminal checks.
  • Representivity: SASSA is committed to promoting representivity in terms of race, gender, and disability. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance representivity.
  • Qualification Evaluation: It is the applicant’s responsibility to have their foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) before the selection process.
  • No Obligation to Fill Post: SASSA reserves the right not to fill any advertised post.
  • Security Vetting: All SASSA staff undergo compulsory security vetting upon appointment.
  • Application Method: E-mailed applications will not be accepted.
  • Closing Date: 12 July 2024.

The SASSA Internship Programme 2024/2025 is an invaluable opportunity for South African graduates to gain practical experience and develop their professional skills in a real-world setting. This programme not only provides financial support but also fosters personal and career growth, helping you to build a strong foundation for your future career.

Don’t miss out on this chance to join a respected organization dedicated to social welfare and community development. Ensure your application is complete and submitted before the deadline of 12 July 2024. Take the first step towards a rewarding career by applying for the SASSA Internship Programme today.