Stats SA Internship Opportunities

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10 Sep, 2015

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Internships in South Africa

Stats SA provides Internship in various Fields of Study for 2016/17.

Stats SA provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic phenomena.

It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999). Stats SA strives to excel in the following five competencies:

● Intellectual capability to lead the scientific work of statistics
● Technological competence for purposes of largescale processing and for complex computations and accessibility of information to the public
● Logistical competence for deployment of (forward and reverse) logistics of large-scale field operations and for strategic choices regarding operational efficiency and cost-effectiveness
● Political competence in understanding the political environment without being political or Politicised (commitment of delivery without fear of favour)

● Administrative competence: The ability of bringing it all together.

To qualify for the internship programme, you must –

  • be an unemployed South African graduate aged between 20–30 years;
  • have completed a degree/ national diploma (NQF 6) or Honours degree; and
  • have obtained an average of 60% or higher in any of the following fields of study: Interns in the following fields of study are encouraged to join the Stats SA two-year Internship Programme
  • Statistics
  • Demography
  • Geography
  • Methodology
  • System Development and Analysis
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance
  • Governance
  • Strategy
  • Internal Audit
  • Law

All Internship opportunities are primarily based at Head Office in Pretoria but a limited number of posts are allocated to the various provinces based on their needs.


● A three-year tertiary qualification (NQF 6) in the above-mentioned fields. Applicants that still need to finish or qualify for a Degree or National Diploma should not apply.

Important note:

Please note that only applications submitted on our Internship form 2016/17 available on will be considered

● Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only
● Statistics South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment

● Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Head Office, Pretoria: Post to the Manager: Recruitment and Appointments, Statistics SA, Private Bag X44, Pretoria 0001 or hand-deliver at 167 Delta Heights Building, corner Madiba and Thabo Sehume Streets, Pretoria.

Applicants can hand deliver their applications to the closest provincial office.

Closing Date: 18 September 2015

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