The Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) is offering an excellent opportunity for graduates and individuals seeking to gain valuable workplace experience through its Gauteng Provincial Legislature Internships Programme. With a generous monthly stipend of R7000, these internships are designed to upskill individuals and contribute to the province’s workforce development.

Purpose of the Internship Programme

The GPL Internship Programme aims to:

  • Provide Workplace Experience: Assist graduates and qualified individuals in obtaining practical experience.
  • Contribute to Skills Development: Align with the Skills Development Act to enhance the skills of individuals.

The internship is a 24-month fixed-term contract, offering an immersive experience within various GPL business areas.

Available Positions under the Gauteng Provincial Legislature Internships

There are 5 Gauteng Provincial Legislature internships available across various business areas. Here’s a breakdown of the positions and the required qualifications

  1. Communication Internship (2 positions)
    • Reference No: 01062024
    • Preferred Qualifications: Matric and National Diploma or B-Degree in Media Studies, Communication Science, Graphic Design, or Public Relations. A postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
  2. Transversal Mainstreaming Internship
    • Reference No: 02062024
    • Preferred Qualifications: Matric and Degree and/or Diploma in Commerce, Public Finance and Administration, or Gender, Disability, or Youth Studies related disciplines.
  3. Gauteng Speakers Forum Internship
    • Reference No: 03062024
    • Preferred Qualifications: Matric and A Degree and/or Diploma or Equivalent in Law, Political Sciences, Finance, or Public Administration.
  4. Sport and Recreation Internship
    • Reference No: 04062024
    • Preferred Qualifications: Matric; A Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Sports, Sports Management, Sports Coaching, Recreation and Exercise Science, or any other relevant qualification.

About the Gauteng Provincial Legislature

The Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) operates under a constitutional mandate to:

  • Make Laws: Addressing the needs of the province.
  • Conduct Oversight: Ensuring service delivery by the Executive.
  • Promote Cooperative Governance: For effective decision-making.
  • Public Participation: Incorporating the views of the people of Gauteng in governance processes.

The mission of the Legislature is to be a modern, transformative institution that enhances public pride, confidence in democracy, and service delivery.

Compulsory Requirements

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be South African citizens.
  • Age between 18-35 years.
  • Preference will be given to people living with disability, Coloured, White, and Indian applicants to ensure diversity.
  • No previous criminal convictions or pending cases.
  • Must not have been previously employed in the field of the advertised post or participated in an internship programme.
  • Foreign qualifications must be evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
  • Applicants can apply for a maximum of three positions that match their qualifications and must submit separate emails for each application with the post reference number as the subject.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Competencies Required

Successful candidates should possess the following competencies:

  • Time Management
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Planning & Organizational Skills


  • Support the planning and execution of sports and recreation programmes.
  • Assist in the coordination of events and activities promoting physical fitness.
  • Engage with community members to encourage participation in sports.
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of sports initiatives.
  • Provide administrative support to the Sports and Recreation department.

How to Apply

  • To apply, send a comprehensive CV along with supporting documents (Copy of ID and Qualifications) to
  • Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered.

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Closing Date: 10 July 2024

Take this opportunity to enhance your skills and gain invaluable experience with the Gauteng Provincial Legislature. Apply now and embark on a rewarding career path!