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Department of Home Affairs Internships 2024 / 2025 Latest Application

Are you eager to contribute to the well-being of your community and gain valuable experience in a dynamic government agency? The Department of Home Affairs is offering internship opportunities for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals looking to kick-start their careers.

As an intern with the Department of Home Affairs, you will have the chance to work alongside seasoned professionals in various divisions, gaining hands-on experience and exposure to the multifaceted responsibilities of the department. This internship program is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of immigration policies, national security measures, and community services.

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  • Research and Analysis: Conduct research on immigration trends, policy changes, and global security issues. Analyze data to support informed decision-making within the department.
  • Administrative Support: Assist in the day-to-day operations of the department, including document preparation, data entry, and other administrative tasks as needed.
  • Community Engagement: Collaborate with community outreach programs to foster positive relationships between the department and the public. Participate in events aimed at educating and supporting local communities.
  • Policy Implementation: Contribute to the implementation of immigration policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with legal requirements and ethical standards.
  • Project Assistance: Support ongoing projects within the department by providing research, preparing reports, and participating in project meetings.
  • Currently enrolled in a relevant undergraduate or graduate program.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Demonstrated interest in public administration, immigration, or related fields.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Job Benefits
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals in the field.
  • Exposure to various aspects of government operations.
  • Networking opportunities within the Department of Home Affairs.
  • Possibility of future employment opportunities based on performance.
  1. Prepare Your Documents:
    • Update your resume to highlight your education, relevant skills, and any work or volunteer experience.
    • Write a compelling cover letter that expresses your interest in the internship, outlines your qualifications, and explains how your skills align with the goals of the Department of Home Affairs.
    • Gather any relevant academic transcripts or supporting documents.
  2. Visit our Online Application Portal:
    • Navigate to the Department of Home Affairs' official website or designated application portal.
  3. Create an Account (if required):
    • If the application portal requires account creation, follow the instructions to set up your account. Ensure you have a valid email address for correspondence.
  4. Complete the Online Application Form:
    • Fill out the online application form with accurate and up-to-date information.
    • Upload your resume, cover letter, and any additional documents as specified in the application instructions.
  5. Submit Your Application:
    • Review your application to ensure all information is accurate and all required documents are attached.
    • Click the "Submit" or "Apply Now" button to officially submit your application.
  6. Confirmation and Further Instructions:
    • Upon successful submission, you should receive a confirmation email acknowledging receipt of your application.
    • If further information or steps are required, follow any instructions provided in the confirmation email.
  7. Application Deadline:
    • Be mindful of the application deadline and ensure your materials are submitted before the specified cutoff date.
  8. Application Review:
    • The Department of Home Affairs will review applications and may contact you for additional information or to schedule an interview.
  9. Interview Process:
    • If selected, you may be invited for an interview. Prepare for the interview by researching the Department of Home Affairs and being ready to discuss your qualifications and interest in the internship.
  10. Selection and Notification:
    • Successful candidates will be notified of their selection. Unsuccessful candidates may also receive notification.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Government Relations
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
July 11, 2024
Valid through
January 29, 2028
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