Internships to apply for before the end of February 2022

We are now in the second month of 2022, which those who have completed their studies or are in the process of completing them, need to think about employment.

Getting a job immediately is not possible for everyone, but internships offer a potential avenue into gainful employment.

With that in mind, we have highlighted seven different internships announced this month and requiring prospective candidates to apply before the month’s end.

So here are some opportunities that we believe are worth taking note of.

North West Development Corporation (NWDC)

The NWDC have a series of internships for 2022 opening up this month, with 38 spots available in eight different areas. These range from Human Resources Management and Law to IT and Finance, with the positions all earmarked for candidates living in the North West province.

The listing for this internship says all interns will receive a monthly stipend of R5 000, with the programme running for a minimum of 12 months.

Other key details are that you need to be between 18 to 35 years old to apply, as well as not having previously interned in the public sector.

Interested candidates are advised to send a cover letter, up to date CV and copies of relevant qualifications to recruitment[at]nwdc[dot]co[dot]za.

Department of Employment and Labour

Sticking with the public sector, the department of Employment and Labour, under its Compensation Fund, is looking for multiple internship candidates to fulfil a variety of roles.

These internships are 24 months long, looking for candidates with relevant qualifications between the ages of 18 to 35, with each internship paying a monthly stipend of R6 174.96.

The internships range from Legal Services, Customer Care, ICT, Supply Chain Management and many more, with additional information at the department’s website.

To apply before 14th February, you will need to download and complete this application form (PDF), and send it to jobs[dash]cf[at]labour[dot]gov[dot]za, along with supporting documents.


Next WeBuyCars is looking to hire interns to work in Centurion, Pretoria. This is under the company’s 12-month long internship programme, with monthly stipends ranging from R12 000 to R15 000.

The company is specifically looking for recent graduates who hold tertiary Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) qualifications, with a range of different specialities being permitted.

Applications must be made before 28th February, with more information available on the WeBuyCars site, here.

Film and Publication Board (FPB)

With application set to close on 4th February, the FPB is looking for unemployed graduates with specific qualifications in the ICT sphere. The positions are based in Centurion, so candidates from the Johannesburg and Pretoria region are preferred, along with being between the ages of 18 to 35.

The internship is over a 24-month fixed-term period. No specific remuneration has been outlined, but the FPB says it will be in keeping with its usual practices for interns.

The internship listing can be found on the FPB’s site, here, and interested candidates are advised to send an up to date CV and certified copies of their qualifications and ID to recruitment[at]fpb[dot]org[dot]za.

Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC)

Back to public sector and the DTIC is opening up applications for its 24-month long internships, which begin on 1st July 2022 and is based in Pretoria.

These internships offer a monthly stipend of R6 000, with a myriad different fields and qualifications free to apply, provided the candidate has completed a three-year long national diploma/degree or equivalent qualification.

It is also worthwhile noting that candidates who have participated in or completed previous government programmes, will not be considered.

Full details, as well as how to apply, can be found here.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

HPE is looking for budding data scientists, with its internship programme opening up for recent graduates from the Western Cape.

The positions are specifically within HPE’s wireless connectivity arm, Aruba, with qualifications in any IT analytics field required and experience with cloud-based technologies like AWS viewed as advantageous.

The full internship criteria, along with option to apply, can be found at HPE’s portal, here.


Our final internship is for Visa, which is specifically looking for a business development intern who is currently studying.

“The purpose of this role is to provide support to the South Africa Business Development team by developing and maintaining the relationship between VISA and its clients,” explains a listing on the Visa portal.

This “Summer” internship lasts 12 weeks, between June and August, with prospective candidates currently completing a Bachelor’s or Master’s qualification that will be complete in 2023 or 2024.

If this is of interest to you, more details can be found here, with no specific deadline for applications listed.

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