Ethekwini Municipality Graduate Internship Programme 2020/2021

Applications are open for interested and suitably qualified candidates for the Ethekwini Municipality Graduate Internship Programme 2020/2021. The full application details for the Ethekwini Municipality Graduate Internship Programme can be accessed below.

Ethekwini Municipality Graduate Internship Programme

eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality is a metropolitan municipality created in 2000, that includes the city of Durban, South Africa, and surrounding towns. eThekwini is one of the 11 districts of KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. The majority of its 3,442,361 people speak Zulu.

EThekwini Municipality is offering Work Experience, WIL and Internship opportunities for the 2020/2021 financial year in various fields. Applications are invited from candidates who have completed or pursuing a qualification on a National Certificate;


  • 3 year National Diploma / Bachelor’s degree; B.Tech / Postgraduate diploma / Honours degree / Masters degree in the following study fields:
Finance and Economics Graduate Intern
  • Accounting, Financial Management, Economics, Insurance
Administration Graduate Intern
  • Office Management and Technology, Public Administration, Public Management
Agriculture, Natural Sciences, Environmental Studies Graduate Intern
  • Environmental Science, Horticulture, Nature Conservation, Agriculture, Environmental Management, Waste Management, Agriculture, Natural Science, Ecological Sciences, Geographical Information Science, Archaeology, Geography / Arc GIS competency
Life Science Graduate Intern
  • Microbiology, Analytical Chemistry, Biotech / Biomedical Technology
Engineering and Built Environment Graduate Intern
  • Electrical Engineering,Auto Electrician, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Process Instrumentation, Building, Quantity Surveying, Town Planning
Management Sciences Graduate Intern
  • Human Resources, Operations Management, Events / Hospitality / Catering / Culinary, Food & Beverage, Information Technology, Marketing & Digital Marketing, Public Relations, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Tourism, Industrial Psychology, Quality Management, Sport Management, Leisure Science, Operations Management
Health Sciences Graduate Intern
  • Environmental Health, Enrolled nurse
Law Grad / Intern
  • Degree : LLB, Forensic auditing / Investigations, Internal Auditing
Art and Design Grad / Intern
  • Graphic Design, Video Technology, Photography, Language practice, Dramatic Arts, Film and TV Production, Architectural
Humanities Grad / Intern
  • Social Work, Social Science, Archeology, Community development, Development studies, Political Science. International Relations, Psychology, Public policy, Training and Development
Risk Management Grad / Intern
  • Project Risk Management, Risk Management, Project Management, Safety Management


The work experience learners will receive a monthly stipend between R1937.94 – R5, 892.42 depending on the level of the qualification.

  • People who have already participated/benefited on a similar program in the government or private sector for a period of 12 months and above will not be considered.
  • Applicants must be in possession of a recognized qualification(s);
  • Applicants must be South African citizens;
  • Applications must be submitted through the online application system found at- and click on e-Careers or manual hand-delivered applications at the address provided. Applicants are advised that fax, e-mail, and late applications will not be accepted;
  • Due to a large number of applications we envisage receiving, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us within 3 months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful;
  • Employment Equity principles will be applicable in the recruitment process, to redress the imbalances in work experience placement experienced by designated groups, to ensure their equitable representation in all categories. People with disabilities who meet the requirements are encouraged to apply;
  • People who have previously applied need to reapply.
How to Apply

Applications, consisting of a motivational letter, CV, Coples of Qualification, Academic record, ID and driver license, must be submitted to eThekwini Municipality and emailed to or 

Enquiries: 031 311 3192

Application Deadline: 11th September 2020.




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