Internships

How to Apply for The Public Protector SA Internships 2024

The Public Protector South Africa is excited to announce its Internship Programme for 2024, offering unemployed graduates an opportunity to gain valuable work experience. This 12-month programme aims to provide on-the-job development training, helping graduates transition into the formal job market.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the Internship Programme, applicants must:

  • Be unemployed graduates aged between 18–35 years.
  • Have completed a Degree/National Diploma (NQF level 6/7/8) in the specified disciplines.
  • Be South African citizens.
  • Not have participated in an Internship previously.

Available Internship Opportunities

  1. Legal Services
    • Location: Head Office, Pretoria
    • Reference No: PPSA24/01
    • Qualification: Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree
    • Email for Applications: Applications03@pprotect.org
  2. Knowledge Management and Research
    • Location: Head Office, Pretoria
    • Reference No: PPSA24/02
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Library / Knowledge Management / Information Management Sciences
    • Email for Applications: Applications03@pprotect.org
  3. Strategic Support
    • Location: Head Office, Pretoria
    • Reference No: PPSA24/20
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Public Administration / Public Management / Social Sciences
    • Email for Applications: ApplicationsHO@pprotect.org
  4. Investigations
    • Location: Head Office, Pretoria
    • Reference No: PPSA24/03
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: Applications02@pprotect.org
  5. Provincial Investigations and Integration – Inland
    • Location: Head Office, Pretoria
    • Reference No: PPSA24/04
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: Applications04@pprotect.org
  6. Provincial Investigations and Integration – Coastal
    • Location: Head Office, Pretoria
    • Reference No: PPSA24/05
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: Applications01@pprotect.org
  7. Gauteng Investigations
    • Location: Gauteng, Johannesburg
    • Reference No: PPSA24/06
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: ApplicationsGP@pprotect.org
  8. Limpopo Investigations
    • Location: Limpopo, Sibasa
    • Reference No: PPSA24/07
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: ApplicationsLPO@pprotect.org
  9. Mpumalanga Investigations
    • Location: Mpumalanga, Nelspruit
    • Reference No: PPSA24/08
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: ApplicationsMP@pprotect.org
  10. North-West Investigations
    • Location: Mafikeng (Ref No: PPSA24/09), Rustenburg (Ref No: PPSA24/10)
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: ApplicationsNW@pprotect.org
  11. Northern Cape Investigations
    • Location: Kimberley (Ref No: PPSA24/11), Upington (Ref No: PPSA24/12)
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: ApplicationsNC@pprotect.org
  12. Free State Investigations
    • Location: Bloemfontein (Ref No: PPSA24/13), Phuthaditjhaba (Ref No: PPSA24/14)
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: ApplicationsFS@pprotect.org
  13. KwaZulu Natal Investigations
    • Location: Durban
    • Reference No: PPSA24/15
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: ApplicationsKZN@pprotect.org
  14. Eastern Cape Investigations
    • Location: Bisho (Ref No: PPSA24/16), Mthatha (Ref No: PPSA24/17)
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: ApplicationsEC@pprotect.org
  15. Western Cape Investigations
    • Location: Cape Town (Ref No: PPSA24/18), George (Ref No: PPSA24/19)
    • Qualification: 3-year qualification (NQF level 6 or higher) in Law / Auditing / Policing / Forensic Investigations
    • Email for Applications: ApplicationsWC@pprotect.org

Application Process

To apply for any of the above positions, your application must include:

  • A covering letter quoting the reference number.
  • A CV.
  • Contactable references.
  • Copies of qualifications (matric certificates, certificates of qualifications/academic records).
  • ID document.

Important Notes

  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
  • All appointments for internships are subject to the verification and pre-screening process.
  • The Public Protector South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • Correspondences will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from the Public Protector South Africa within six weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Take this opportunity to kickstart your career with the Public Protector South Africa. Apply now and gain invaluable experience in your field of study!

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