Department of Defence Internships 2022/23

The Department of Defence has internship opportunities for the 2022/23 financial year that welcome applications from graduates who hold the relevant qualifications to apply. 

This programme will run for 12 months, and successful candidates will be based in Pretoria at various departments within the organisation.

Stipends Per Month

A stipend will be paid according to proof of relevant qualification and it will vary as per qualification

  • N6 Certificate – R4000
  • National Diploma – R4000
  • Degree – R5000
  • Honours – R6000
  • Masters – R7000

List of Internship Programme & Vacancies

SOUTH AFRICAN ARMY REF NO: SAA 01/2022 1 (X3 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Communication Studies, Media Studies, Journalism, Public Relations Management, Marketing Management, Web Design, Computer Science, Political Science, International Relations, Financial Management, Cost and Management Accounting.
  • Enquiries: Major M.M. Chaba Tel No: (012) 355 1660
  • Applications: Department of Defence, SA Army Headquarters, Directorate Army Human Resources, Private Bag X981, Pretoria, 0001 or. Hand delivery at South African Army, Dequar Road, Pretoria.

SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE REF NO: SAAF 02/2022 (X10 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: N6/ National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Communication Studies, Media Studies, Journalism, Public Relations Management, Marketing Management, Web Design, Computer Science, Political Science, International Relations, Financial Management, Cost and Management Accounting.
  • Enquiries: Mr E.M. Rabapane Tel No: (012) 312 1038
  • Applications: Department of Defence, SA Air Force Headquarters, Air Command-Directorate ETD, Private Bag X199, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at South African Air Force, 1 Dequar Road, Pretoria.

SOUTH AFRICAN NAVY REF NO: SAN 03/2022 (X2 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Logistic Management, Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management, Mechanical Engineering.
  • Enquiries: Capt (SAN) L.H. Machaka Tel No: (012) 339 4460
  • Applciations: Department of Defence, SA Navy Headquarters, Private Bag X104, Pretoria 0001 or hand delivery at 224 Visagie Str SA Navy Headquarters, Pretoria.

DEFENCE RESERVES DIVISION REF NO: DRD 04/2022 (X3 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Finance Management, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management.
  • Enquiries: Colonel K.G. Mosotho Tel No: (012) 355 5008
  • Applications: Department of Defence, Defence Reserves, Private Bag X161, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at Armscor Building, Cnr Boeing & Nossob Str, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.

DEFENCE MATERIAL DIVISION REF NO: DMD 05/2022 (X5 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma in Public Management, National Diploma in Logistic or Supply Chain Management.
  • Enquires: Mr K.N. Nkoko Tel No: (012) 355 6299
  • Applications: Department of Defence, Defence Reserves, Private Bag X910, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at Armscor Building, Cnr Boeing & Nossob Str, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.

DEFENCE CORPORATE COMMUNICATION REF NO: DCC 06/2022 (X9 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Communication Science, Event Management, Public Relations, Marketing Management, Cameraman, Photography, Photo Journalist, Film & Video Technology, Graphic Design, Layout Artist, Theatre Technology & Entertainment, Sound Engineering, Fine Art, Media.
  • Enquiries: Lt Col N.I. Ndesi Tel No: (012) 355 6315
  • Applications: Department of Defence, Directorate Corporate Communications, Private Bag X161, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at Department of Defence, Armscor Building, Cnr Boeing & Nossob Str, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.

DEFENCE INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS REF NO: DIA 07/2022 (X9 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: Degree in International Relations/Political Science, National Diploma in Office Management.
  • Enquiries: Mr E. Bogopane Tel No: (012) 355 5435
  • Applications: Department of Defence, Defence International Affairs, Private Bag X910, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at Department of Defence, Armscor Building, Cnr Boeing & Nossob Str, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.

INTERNAL AUDIT DIVISION REF NO: IAD 08/2022 (X10 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Finance Management, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management.
  • Enquiries: Mrs J.S. Nkosi/Me N. Bhese Tel No: (012) 649 1031/1051
  • Applications: Department of Defence, Internal Audit Division, Private Bag X1910, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at 70 Ribbon Grass Road, Eco Glades 1, Eco Park Highveld, Pretoria 0001.

CHAPLAIN SERVICE DIVISION REF NO: CPLN 09/2022 (X2 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: Degree in Communications, Degree in HR, Degree in Training and Development.
  • Enquiries: Col (PAST) E. Francis Tel No: (012) 990 3706
  • Applications: Department of Defence, Chaplain General Division, Private Bag X479, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at Department of Defence, SA Army College, Cnr van Riebeck & Andries Pretorius Str, Thaba Tshwane Pretoria.

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE AND MILITARY VETERANS REF NO: MDMV 10/2022 (X2 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma in Public Finance and Accounting/ N6 Certificate in Financial Management.
  • Enquiries: Mr J. Molatlheki/ Mr M Kgoedi Tel No: (012) 765 9406/9428
  • Applciations: Department of Military Veterans, Private Bag X943, Hatfield Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at 328 Festival Street, Hatfield, Pretoria 0028.

COMMAND AND MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM DIVISION REF NO: CMIS 11/2022 (X7 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Human Resource Management, Project Management.
  • Enquiries: Mr Y.M. Manya/ WO S.A. McMaster Tel No: (012) 649 1462/1458
  • Applications: Department of Defence, CMIS Division, Private Bag X161, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at Department of Defence, Armscor Building, Cnr Boeing & Nossob Str, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.

DOD HEADQUARTERS UNIT REF NO: DHQU 12/2022 (X10 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Human Resource Management, Logistic Management, Supply Chain Management, Communication Studies, Financial Management.
  • Enquiries: Captain I.E. Chake Tel No: (012) 355 5526
  • Applications: Department of Defence, DOD Headquarters Unit, Private Bag X161, Pretoria 0001 or hand delivery at Department of Defence, Armscor Building, Cnr Boeing & Nossob Str, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.

OFFICE OF THE MILITARY OMBUD REF NO: OMO 13/2022 (X6 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: N6, National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in LLB, Legal, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Communication, Public Relations, HR Management.
  • Enquiries: Mr B.C. Radebe Tel No: (012) 676 3842.
  • Applications: Department of Defence, Military Ombud, Private Bag x163, Centurion,0046, or hand delivery at Department of Defence, Military Ombud, Block C4, 349 Witch Hazel Ave Eco Origin, Highveld, Centurion.

HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISIONAL STAFF REF NO: HRDS 14/2022 (X2 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Human Resource Management, Marketing Management.
  • Enquiries: Major C. Mjikelo Tel No: (012) 355 5646
  • Applications: Department of Defence, HR Division, Private Bag X159, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at Department of Defence, Armscor Building, Cnr Delmas & Nossob Str, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.

TRAINING COMMAND REF NO: TRG COMD 15/2022 (X8 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Human Resource Development, Management of Training, International Relations and Diplomacy, Information Technology.
  • Enquiries: Ms E. du Preez Tel No: (012) 674 .4767
  • Applications: Department of Defence, Training Command HQ (PS School), Private Bag X1024, Thaba Tshwane, 0143 or hand delivery at Department of Defence, PS School, 7 Johannes Pretorius Str, Thaba Tshwane 0143.

DIRECTORATE LANGUAGES REF NO: DLANG 16/2022 (X5 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Degree in Degree in Language Practice, English Studies, Applied Linguistic.
  • Enquiries: Mr D. Smit Tel No: (012) 355 5311
  • Applications: Department of Defence, HR Division, Private Bag X159, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at Department of Defence, Armscor Building, Cnr Delmas & Nossob Str, Erasmuskloof, Pretoria.

DIRECTORATE PHYSICAL TRAINING SPORTS & RECREATION REF NO: DPTSR 17/2022 (X3 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Public Management, Human Resource Management, Sport Management.
  • Enquiries: Captain C.B. Mehlo Tel No: (012) 392 5825
  • Applications: Department of Defence, Human Resources Division, Directorate Physical Training Sport & Recreation, Private Bag X159 Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at Department of Defence, 195 Poyntons building, Cnr Bosman and W.K. Nkomo Street, Pretoria.

LABOUR RELATIONS REF NO: LR18/2022 (X3 INTERNS)

  • Requirements: National Diploma/ B Tech/ B Degree in Labour Relations, Labour Law, Industrial Relations.
  • Enquiries: Ms D. Monaga Tel No: (012) 355 5074
  • Applications: Department of Defence, Human Resources Division, Private Bag X159, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivery at Department of Defence, Armscor Building, Cnr Boeing & Nossob Str, Erasmus.

How to Apply for the Department of Defence Internships 2022/23

Interested candidates may apply by submitting the prescribed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service department or on the DPSA website link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae Only.

Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview which should not be older than six months.

Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for.

Closing Date: 5 August 2022