O.R. Tambo District Municipality Internships 2022

O.R. Tambo District Municipality is inviting all applicants to apply for their ongoing Graduate / Internship Programme 2021 / 2022.

The O.R. Tambo District Municipality invite all graduates who meet the set criteria below to apply for the Internship Programme.

The purpose of the programme is to assist graduates to obtain practical experience, afford an opportunity to familiarise themselves with the working environment, to enable them to apply the theoretical knowledge acquired to the world of work and enhance chances of employabilty.

The following Internship Opportunities are open for applications:

Unit: Water Sewices Provision

  • Qualification: Mechanical Engineering / Millwright

Unit: Project Management

  • Qualification: Civil Engineering

Unit: Transports Management

  • Qualification: Transport Management

Unit: Sports, Arts , Culture and Heritage, Libraries & Education


  • Libraries and Information
  • Sports Management

Unit: Community Safety


  • Community Safety
  • Community Development

Unit: Social Development

  • Qualification: Social Science / Social Work

Unit: Municipal Health Services

  • Qualification: Horticulture

Unit: Tourism Development and Marketing

  • Qualification: Tourism Development / Management

Unit: Communications


  • Public Relations
  • Communications
  • Graphie Design

Unit: Corporate Performance

  • Qualification: Internal Auditing / Monitoring & Evaluation

Unit: Risk Management

  • Qualification: Internal Auditing / Risk Management

Unit: Intergovernmental Governmental Relations

  • Qualification: Publi Adminiation / Developmental studies

Unit: Internal Auditing

  • Qualification: Internal Auditing

Unit: Human Resource Management and System Control

  • Qualification: Human Resource Management

Unit: Human Resource Development

  • Qualification: Human Resource Development / ODETOP

Unit: Employee Wellness

  • Qualification: Industrial Psychology

Unit: Records, Archives and Records Management

  • Qualification: Archives and Records Management

Unit: Organisational Development

  • Qualification: Organisational Development / Human Resource Management

Unit: Information and Communication Technology

  • Qualification: Information and Communication Technology

Unit: Council and Committies

  • Qualification: Public Management 

Unit: Public Participation

  • Qualification: Public Relations

Unit: Administration

  • Qualification: Public Administration

Unit: Whippery

  • Qualification: Political Science

Unit: Human Setlements

  • Qualification: Building / Quantity Surveying / Construction Management

Unit: SPU / Policy Research & Dev / Mayoral Branding and Support


  • Public Relations
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration

Please note: Applicants:

  • Must be between the ages of 18 – 35 years
  • Must be South African citizens.
  • Must have never participated in an internship programme before

A  monthly stipend of R5000.00 will be paid to Succusful candicates.

Internship Application closing date: 24 February 2022

Internship Location: Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa

How To Apply For O.R. Tambo District Municipality Internships Programme

All applicants must submit an application accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, CV, driver’s licence, ID copy and a brief covering letter (For each Departmental unit and Area of specialisation you are applying for)  stating the unit and area of specialisation/qualification, Failure to submit the documents listed above will result in disqualification.

Please note:

  • Failure to submit the documents listed above will result in disqualification.
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply and disclose the nature of their disability.
  • In your application letter please indicate the source of media you have seen the post on
  • Faxed/emailed applications will not be considered

The words “APPLICATION FOR INTERNSHIP” should appear on the same side of ‘but separate from the address in the same envelope so as to sensitise the Registry Office to the closing date.

Please address your application to:

The Acting Director: Corporate Services, O.R. District Municipality

Private Bag x 6043,




Hand delivered to: the Registry Office at Magwa House, Nelson Mandela Drive, Mithatha.

NB. If the applicant has not been notified of the results within three (3) months or (90) days from the closing date, the applicant should regard his/her application as unsuccessful.

For any enquiries contact the Human Resources Department on the following Telephone numbers: 047 537 7211/12/13/02/08/14/15

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