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Public Protector: Internship 2021 / 2022 (All Provinces)

The Public Protector South Africa has announced the Internship Programme 2021 / 2022 in all provinces. The Public Protector Internships 2021-2022 will boost your level of experience, so you should not miss the Public Protector Vacancies 2021 available for interns in different fields of study. The details and descriptions about the Internship Opportunities are appended below.


Public Protector Internships 2021: Internship Training Jobs in South Africa: SASSETA Jobs 2021 / 2022



Location: Pretoria, JHB, Pietermarizburg, Upington, Nelspruit



The Public Protector South Africa presents exciting opportunities/positions for the unemployed graduates between the ages of 18 and 35 through its Internship and Trainee Programme. Successful applicants will be appointed for 12 months and will undergo on-the-job development training that will be crucial for them to enter the formal job market.



To qualify for the Internship/Trainee programme, you must:



  • Be an unemployed graduate aged between 18–35 years;
  • Have completed a Degree/National Diploma (NQF 6) or Honours/ Master’s Degree in the under-mentioned disciplines/ fields of study from accredited institutions of Higher Learning; and
  • Must be a South African Citizen
  • Must not have participated in an Internship previously.


The opportunities / positions and the requirements thereof are categorized as follows.



Investigations (Pretoria)

LLB, B-Com Law

ref: PPSA21A



Investigations (JHB)

LLB, B-Com Law

ref: PPSA21B



Investigations (Nelspruit)

LLB, B-Com Law

ref: PPSA21C



Complaints and Stakeholder Management (Pretoria)


ref: PPSA21D



Provincial Investigations: Inland (Pretoria)

National Diploma or Degree in Administration

ref: PPSA21E



Risk Management (PTA)

National Diploma or Degree in Finance, Accounting and Auditing

ref: PPSA21F



Administration (Pietermariztburg)

National Diploma or Degree in Administration

ref: PPSA21G



Administration (Upington)

National Diploma or Degree in Administration

ref: PPSA21H



Internal Audit

National Diploma or Degree in Internal Auditing or Accounting

ref: PPSA21I



Note: All appointments will be done in terms of the Public Protector Act. The successful candidates will be expected to sign the secrecy declaration form on assumption of duty.



  • Applicants must attach a recent copy of the CV, certified copies of: Matric certificate, academic qualifications with academic transcripts (academic record) and ID
  • 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
  • Failure to submit the requested documents/information will result in your application not being considered
  • Applicants will be expected to be available for assessments and selection interviews at a time, date and place as determined by the Public Protector South Africa
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA)
  • All appointments for internship are subject to the verification and pre-screening process
  • Public Protector South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment
  • Correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted candidates only.



Closing Date: 21 May 2021


How To Apply for SASSETA Internship Opportunities 2021/2022: Public Protector Careers 2021 - 2022


Please direct your application, stating the relevant reference number as follows:


  • Head Office: Applications@pprotect.org
  • Nelspruit: ApplicationsMP@pprotect.org
  • Pietermaritzburg: ApplicationsKZN@pprotect.org
  • Upington: ApplicationsNC@pprotect.org
  • Johannesburg: ApplicationsGP@pprotect.org


If you comply with the minimum eligibility criteria as provided by the SASSETA, you should apply online for the Available Internships at Public Protector SASSETA.

Employment Type
Full-time, Intern
Duration of employment
12 Months
Date posted
May 21, 2021
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Position: Public Protector: Internship 2021 / 2022 (All Provinces)

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