EDTEA: Graduate / Internship Programme 2021

Closing Date: 27 November 2020
Location: Pietermaritzburg

The Department of Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs is implementing the Graduate Development Programme as part of its contribution to skills development initiatives as expressed in the NSDS III, NGP, PGDS, NDP Vision 2030 objectives by inviting those graduates who have been part of the internship programme of the Department and those that have participated in the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies programme in the following fields:

  • Data science programme
  • Cloud Computing
  • 3D printing
  • Cyber Security
  • Digital Content creation
  • Drone Piloting
  • Software Development

The programme will provide unemployed graduates with valuable work experience and increase their opportunities towards employment. The programme offered is fully-structured and the Department will pay successful graduates a monthly stipend / allowance.

Applications are invited from interested applicants in possession of a relevant three (3) year degree or National Diploma or above from a recognized University or University of Technology and have been part of the training programme of the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies, to undertake workplace training that shall run for the period of 24 months in the following fields / areas:

Data Analysts / Scientists [08]ND / Degree in Information SystemsComputer ScienceHonours in Information SystemsBSc Electronics Engineering; Computer EngineeringND / Degree in Public AdministrationTraining in Data Science programmeDA 01NOV / 20
Automotive [03]BTech: Electrical EngineeringBTech: Mechanical EngineeringAM 02NOV / 20

Please note that the opportunities for Automotive are being re-advertised and all that previously applied are encouraged to re-apply.

How To Apply

The application should be submitted in the Z83 form obtainable from any government department and it must be signed and dated, indicating the CORRECT REFERENCE NUMBER of the field applied for and it must also include certified copies (not older than 6 months) of the following documents:

  • South African Identity document
  • Degree / diploma certificate and matric or senior certificate
  • Full academic record indicating individual modules or courses

NB:Those who have studied at Private Higher Institutions are also directed to provide Credit Certificate indicating the number of credits the qualification has.

If you apply for more than one position please make sure that you use separate application forms with relevant referencenumbers.

If any of the documents mentioned above are not attached, the applicant will automatically be disqualified. The department reserves the right to place or not to place applicants based on its needs and requirements.

In addition applicants must be / have:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • South African citizen
  • Reside in KZN
  • Unemployed graduates between the age of 18-35
  • People with disabilities
  • Graduates who have participated in the Departmental (Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs) Internship Programme and Data Science programme as implemented by the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies.
  • Prepared to enter into a contractual agreement with the Department.

Interested applicants should forward their applications to the following address:

For Attention:

Chief Director: Corporate Services
The Department of Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs
P / Bag X 9152
Pietermaritzburg
3200

Or hand delivered at the following address at the reception:

The Department of Economic Development, Tourism & Environmental Affairs
270 Jabu Ndlovu Street (former Loop Street)
Pietermaritzburg,
3201

Enquiries should be directed to Ms. M Mngoma 033264 2684