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24-Month SASSA Internship Programme (R7 450 Stipend)


The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is extending an exciting opportunity for unemployed graduates across South Africa to join their esteemed SASSA Internship

Programme for the 2024/2025 period. This initiative is a fantastic stepping stone for young professionals eager to kickstart their careers within a supportive and dynamic environment.

If you’re a South African citizen aged between 18 and 35, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Available SASSA Internship Programme Opportunities

  1. Executive Support
    • Ref No: SAS/MPU/2024-03
    • Qualifications: National Diploma / B-Tech / Degree (NQF Level 6 or 7) in:
      • Human Resources Management
      • Public Management
      • Administration
  2. Legal Services
    • Ref No: SAS/MPU/2024-04
    • Qualifications: National Diploma / B-Tech / Degree (NQF Level 6 or 7) in:
      • Law
      • Paralegal
      • Legal Administration
  3. Finance
    • Ref No: SAS/MPU/2024-05
    • Qualifications: National Diploma / B-Tech / Degree (NQF Level 6 or 7) in:
      • Finance
      • Financial Accounting
  4. Records Management Centre
    • Ref No: SAS/MPU/2024-06
    • Qualifications: National Diploma / B-Tech / Degree (NQF Level 6 or 7) in:
      • Public Management / Administration
  5. Marketing and Communication
    • Ref No: SAS/MPU/2024-07
    • Qualifications: National Diploma / B-Tech / Degree (NQF Level 6 or 7) in:
      • Public Relations
      • Communications
      • Media Studies
      • Multimedia Journalism
      • Customer Care

Programme Details

SASSA’s Internship Programme aims to equip graduates with the necessary skills and experience to thrive in the job market. Successful candidates will be engaged on a 24-month internship contract, during which they will receive an all-inclusive monthly stipend of R7,450.75.

How to Apply

  • Download the Z83 Application Form.
  • Complete the Z83 form and ensure it is signed.
  • Prepare a detailed and comprehensive CV.
  • Attach certified copies of your qualifications.
  • Quote the relevant reference number from the advert.

Submission: Send your application to:

  • Postal Address: Manager: HCM, SASSA Private Bag X11230, Nelspruit, 1200.
  • Hand Delivery: No: 18 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit, 1200.

Enquiries: For more information, contact Mr. Kenneth Ndlangamandla at 013 754 9416.3.

Important Notes

  • Pre-employment Screening: All appointments will be subjected to mandatory pre-employment screening, including qualification verification, ITC, and criminal checks.
  • Representivity: SASSA is committed to promoting representivity in terms of race, gender, and disability. Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance representivity.
  • Qualification Evaluation: It is the applicant’s responsibility to have their foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) before the selection process.
  • No Obligation to Fill Post: SASSA reserves the right not to fill any advertised post.
  • Security Vetting: All SASSA staff undergo compulsory security vetting upon appointment.
  • Application Method: E-mailed applications will not be accepted.
  • Closing Date: 12 July 2024.

The SASSA Internship Programme 2024/2025 is an invaluable opportunity for South African graduates to gain practical experience and develop their professional skills in a real-world setting. This programme not only provides financial support but also fosters personal and career growth, helping you to build a strong foundation for your future career.

Don’t miss out on this chance to join a respected organization dedicated to social welfare and community development. Ensure your application is complete and submitted before the deadline of 12 July 2024. Take the first step towards a rewarding career by applying for the SASSA Internship Programme today.