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Presidential Protection Service: Internships 2024 Latest Hiring

The Presidential Protection Service Internship offers an exceptional opportunity for motivated individuals to gain hands-on experience in the field of security and protection services. Interns will work closely with experienced professionals within the PPS, learning about various aspects of security operations and protocols while contributing to the safety and security of high-profile individuals.

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  • Assist in conducting security assessments and risk analysis for designated events, venues, and individuals.
  • Participate in security briefings and debriefings, gaining insight into threat assessment and mitigation strategies.
  • Support the coordination and implementation of security measures during official visits, conferences, and other events.
  • Shadow experienced protection officers during VIP protection assignments, observing protocols and procedures.
  • Assist with administrative tasks related to security operations, including documentation and report writing.
  • Collaborate with other units within SAPS to ensure seamless coordination of security efforts.
  • Currently enrolled in a degree program in criminology, security studies, law enforcement, or a related field.
  • Strong academic record with a keen interest in security and protection services.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and adapt to fast-paced situations.
  • Demonstrated integrity, professionalism, and discretion.
Job Benefits
  • Practical experience in the field of security and protection services.
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals within the Presidential Protection Service.
  • Networking opportunities within SAPS and the broader law enforcement community.
  • Certificate of completion upon successful fulfillment of internship requirements.
  1. Prepare Your Application Documents: Ensure you have a well-prepared resume/CV and a cover letter highlighting your interest in the internship and relevant qualifications.
  2. Send Your Application: Email your application documents with the subject line "PPS Internship Application".
  3. Include Contact Information for Reference: Provide contact information for at least one academic or professional reference who can vouch for your qualifications and suitability for the internship.
  4. Deadline: Be mindful of the application deadline and ensure your application is submitted before the specified cutoff date.
  5. Wait for Communication: After submitting your application, wait for communication from the South African Police Service. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  6. Prepare for Interview (if shortlisted): If you are selected for an interview, prepare thoroughly by researching the Presidential Protection Service and familiarizing yourself with security and protection services.
  7. Attend Interview: Attend the interview at the scheduled date and time, demonstrating your enthusiasm for the internship and showcasing your qualifications and skills.
  8. Follow-Up: After the interview, follow up with a thank-you email expressing your gratitude for the opportunity to interview and reiterating your interest in the internship.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Law Enforcement
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 20, 2024
Valid through
March 3, 2028
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