Applications Open For The Stats SA: Internship Programme 2020

Applications Open For The Stats SA: Internship Programme 2020. Stats SA provides a two-year internship programme on the following Fields of Study for 2020/21.


  • Be an unemployed graduate aged between 20–35 years
  • Have completed a Degree/National Diploma (NQF 6) or Honours/ Masters Degree in the under-mentioned disciplines/ fields of study from accredited institutions of Higher Learning
  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Must not have participated in an Internship in the Public Service

The following Internships are open for applications:

Intern: Statistics

Qualifications: Economics/Econometrics/Statistics/Social Sciences/Mathematical Statistics/Demography

Location: Head Office Ref: (01/01/20HO)

Intern: Data Science

Qualifications: Computer Science/ Statistics/ Applied Mathematics

Location: Head Office Ref: (02/01/20HO)

Intern Demography

Qualifications: Population Studies/ Demography/ Statistics/Development Studies

Location: Head Office Ref: (03/01/20HO)

Intern: Geography

Qualifications: Geography/Geomatics/GIS/Environmental Studies

Location: Head Office Ref: (04/01/20HO)

Intern: System Development and Analysis/ICT

Qualifications: Information Technology/Computer Science/Financial Information Systems/Programming/Software Development/Networking

Location: Head Office Ref: (05/01/20HO)

Intern: Logistics

Qualifications: Logistics Management/Transport Management/Transport Economics Location: Head Office REf: (06/01/20HO)

Intern: Governance (Risk Management; Fraud and Compliance; Governance and Policy Unit)

Qualifications: Risk Management/Accounting/Internal Audit/Policing/Fraud and Investigation/Investigation/Forensic

Location: Head Office Ref: (07/01/20HO)

Intern: Communication, Marketing, Digital and Media Studies

Qualifications:Web Design/ Printmaking and Typography/Media Writing/ Digital photography and Digital Imaging Manipulation/Visual Digital Communication/Graphic Design/Journalism

Location: Head Office Ref: (08/01/20HO)

Intern: Actuarial Science

Qualifications:Actuarial Science/ Computational and Applied Mathematics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/Mathematics

Location: Head Office Ref: (09/01/20HO)

Intern: Data Analysis

Qualifications: Computer Science/ Statistics/ Mathematics

Location: Head Office Ref: (10/01/20HO)

Intern: Social Science

Qualifications: Economics/ Demography/ Statistics/ Sociology/Population Studies/Development Studies

Location: Head Office Ref: (11/01/20HO)


  • A three-year tertiary qualification (NQF 6) in the above-mentioned fields.
  • Applicants that still need to finish or qualify for a Degree or National
  • Diploma should not apply.

How to Apply

Applicants must attach a recent copy

  • CV
  • Certified copies of: Matric certificate, academic qualifications with academic transcripts
  • ID

Applications must be submitted online on the following link: Scroll down to find the internship you want to apply for.

Please Note:

  • 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
  • Applicants will be expected to be available for assessments and selection interviews at a time, date and place as determined by the Department
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)
  • Manual applications will not be accepted
  • Correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only.

Closing Date: 31 January 2020

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