Public Protector South Africa Internships 2021

Public Protector South Africa is inviting all unemployed graduates to apply for the ongoing Graduate / Internship Programme 2021.

The Public Protector South Africa presents exciting opportunities/positions for the unemployed graduates between the ages of 18 and 35 through its Internship and Trainee Programme. Successful applicants will be appointed for 12 months and will undergo on-the-job development training that will be crucial for them to enter the formal job market.

To qualify for the Internship/Trainee programme, you must

  • Be an unemployed graduate aged between 18–35 years;
  • Have completed a Degree/National Diploma (NQF 6) or Honours/ Master’s Degree in the under-mentioned disciplines/ fields of study from accredited institutions of Higher Learning; and
  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Must not have participated in an Internship previously.

The opportunities/positions and the requirements thereof are categorized as follows

Note: All appointments will be done in terms of the Public Protector Act. The successful candidates will be expected to sign the secrecy declaration form on assumption of duty.



  • Applicants must attach a recent copy of the CV, certified copies of: Matric certificate, academic qualifications with academic transcripts (academic record) and ID
  • Candidates wishing to apply for an Internship outside their area of residence must be willing to find their own accommodation and transportation considering that they will be earning a stipend
  • Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered
  • Applicants will be expected to be available for assessments and selection interviews at a time, date and place as determined by the Public Protector South Africa
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)
  • All appointments for internship are subject to the verification and pre-screening process
  • Public Protector South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment
  • Correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only.

Internship Application Closing Date : 21 May 2021

Internship Location: South Africa

How To Apply For Public Protector South Africa Internships 2021

Please direct your application, stating the relevant reference number as follows:

  • Head Office: Applications@pprotect.org
  • Nelspruit: ApplicationsMP@pprotect.org
  • Pietermaritzburg: ApplicationsKZN@pprotect.org
  • Upington: ApplicationsNC@pprotect.org
  • Johannesburg: ApplicationsGP@pprotect.org

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