How to Apply for Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) Internship Programme 2024

Are you a recent graduate looking to gain valuable work experience in a dynamic and transformative environment? The Gauteng Provincial Legislature (GPL) is offering an exciting Internship Programme for 2024, providing a unique opportunity for individuals to develop their skills and contribute to the legislative processes of the province. With five internship positions available, each offering a monthly stipend of R 7000, this programme is designed to support graduates in gaining practical experience in various business areas within the GPL. Read on to learn more about the available positions, eligibility criteria, and how to apply for this invaluable opportunity.


The GPL’s constitutional mandate includes creating laws that address provincial needs, overseeing the Executive to ensure service delivery, promoting cooperative governance for effective decision-making, and ensuring public participation so that the views of the people of Gauteng are incorporated in governance processes. Their mission is to be a modern, transformative legislature that fosters public pride and confidence in democracy and enhances service delivery to the people of Gauteng.

Purpose of the Internship Programme

The objective of the GPL Internship Programme is to help graduates and individuals with qualifications gain workplace experience, contributing to their skill development as per the Skills Development Act. This programme is a 24-month fixed-term contract, providing opportunities in various business areas.

Internship Opportunities and Requirements

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

Competencies Required

  • Time management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Planning & Organizational skills

Compulsory Requirements

  • Applicants must be South African citizens aged 18-35.
  • Preference will be given to people with disabilities, Coloured, White, and Indian applicants to ensure diversity.
  • No previous criminal convictions or pending cases.
  • Applicants must not have been employed in the field of the advertised post before and must not have 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 suitable to their qualifications, submitting a separate email per application with the post reference number as the subject.
  • Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates.

Application Process

To apply, forward a comprehensive CV with supporting documents (copy of ID and qualifications) to Failure to submit required documents will result in the application not being considered.

Closing Date: 10 July 2024


The GPL is committed to achieving and maintaining employment equity and diversity, particularly in respect of race, gender, and disability. People with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Appointments will be subject to completion of suitability checks. The Secretary of the Legislature reserves the right to approve or decline appointments.

Apply now to gain valuable experience and contribute to the development of Gauteng Province through the GPL Internship Programme!

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