GCIS Internship Programmes for 2019

The Government Communication and Information System of South Africa is in charge of delivering strategic communications of the government to the public. This includes influencing and setting adherence to established standards and policies, programmes and achievements of the government. In addition, they offer the GCIS Internship Programmes for 2018-2019, which are various internship jobs within this government institution designed to equip qualified individuals with important job skills.

GCIS Internship Programmes for 2018-2019

The Government Communication and Information System is in search of highly qualified people to become part of their internship programmes. The internships usually run for a duration of twenty four (24) months. Listed below are the current internship offerings:

  • Provincial Liaison Limpopo Provincial Office – Ref. code: 3/1/5/1-43  Contact person: Mr T Ravhura / Tel: 015 291 4689
  • Provincial Liaison North West – Ref. code: 3/1/5/1-44  Contact person: Ms B Mosadi / Tel: 018 381 7071
  • Provincial Liaison – Northern Cape – Ref. code: 3/1/5/1- 45  Contact Person: Mr M Nagel / Tel: 053 832 1378/9
  • Provincial Liaison Free State – Ref. code: 3/1/5/1-46  Contact: Ms L Sehlabaka / Tel: 051 448 4504/5/6
  • Provincial Liaison –  Western Cape – Ref. code: 3/1/5/1-47 Contact person: Ms G Thopps / Tel: 021 697 0145
  • Provincial Liaison Eastern Cape – Ref. code: 3/1/5/1-48  Contact person: Mr N Pinyana / Tel: 043 722 4903/ 14
  • Provincial Liaison – Mpulamanga – Ref. code Reference: 3/1/5/1-49  Contact person: Mr J Nkosi / Tel: 013 753 2397
  • Communication Monitoring and Evaluation – Kwazulu Natal – Ref. code: 3/1/5/1-50  Contact person: Ms N Mngadi, Tel: 031 301 6787/8
  • Provincial Liaison – Gauteng – Ref. code: 3/1/5/1-51 Contact person: Mr P Gumede, Tel: 011 331 0164
  • Human Resource Management – Pretoria – Ref. Code: 3/1/5/1-51  Contact person:  Ms L Makobe, Tel: 012 312 0232

All internship positions carry a R6747.75 monthly stipend. All applicants must be first time interns.

Career Options

GCIS does not guarantee full time placement within the organization upon successful completion of the 2-year internship programme.

Requirements or Eligibility

Applicants who meet the following basic requirements will be considered:

For Provincial Liaisons and Communication Monitoring and Evaluation Internships

  • Must have a relevant National Diploma Level 6
  • Must have obtained at least three (3) years  in the following fields of study: Communications, Journalism or Media Studies, or any SAQA recognised equivalent qualification
  • Knows basic computer operations and performing internet research
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective monitoring, planning, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Works well within a team or independently
  • Capable of working under pressure and meeting deadlines

For Human Resource Management

  • Must have at least a National Diploma Level 6
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management (level 7)
  • Any relevant qualification (e.g. Management) recognised by SAQA
  • Must be a process driven, highly organized individual
  • Delivers under pressure in a team oriented working environment
  • Capable of meeting deadlines
  • Excellent English speaking and writing skills
  • Self-motivated, highly focused
  • Possesses a good understanding of Human Resources analytics and HR principles, laws and practices


  • Only unemployed applicants who have never joined a internship programme in any capacity will be considered

How to Apply

To kick start the application process:

  • Applicants are instructed to obtain and submit a completed Z83 form
  • Include all pertinent documents such as your comprehensive and updated CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID documents  (certification stamps obtained within last three months)
  • Shortlisted applicants will be subjected to a comprehensive background check (e.g. citizenship, criminal records check, credit records check, employment check)
  • Make sure to indicate the reference number of the internship

Send your application by post to:

DG of Government Communication and Information Systemsu

Private Bag X745



Alternatively, hand deliver your application to:

Tshedimosetso House

1035 Frances Baard Street

Hatfield, Pretoria

ATTN: Mr. S Matshageng

Download the Z83 form using the link below:

Z83/Application form

Opening and Closing Dates

GCIS is accepting applications until 14 December 2018. Late submissions will not be reviewed.

Contact Information

Further enquiries about the internship programmes are to be directed to the above-mentioned  contact person assigned to the programme you are interested in applying to.

Want to know more about the GCIS? Click on the link to discover more.


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