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South African Police Service(SAPS): Internship Opportunities 2024

SAPS is offering internship opportunities for enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about law enforcement and eager to gain practical experience in a dynamic and challenging environment. As an intern with SAPS, you will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced professionals, learn about various aspects of policing, and contribute to the safety and security of South Africa.

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  • Assist with administrative tasks within various departments of SAPS.
  • Participate in crime prevention initiatives and community outreach programs.
  • Support officers in the investigation and resolution of criminal cases.
  • Attend training sessions and workshops to enhance your knowledge and skills.
  • Conduct research and analysis on relevant law enforcement topics.
  • Assist with the maintenance of equipment and facilities.
  • Collaborate with other interns and SAPS personnel on special projects and initiatives.
  • Must be a South African citizen.
  • Currently enrolled in a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate program at a recognized institution.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated interest in law enforcement and public service.
  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges.
  • Flexibility to work various shifts, including weekends and holidays if required.
  • No criminal record.
  • Previous volunteer or work experience in a related field will be an advantage.
Job Benefits
  • Gain valuable hands-on experience in law enforcement.
  • Opportunity to network with professionals in the field.
  • Exposure to diverse aspects of policing.
  • Development of transferable skills such as problem-solving, communication, and teamwork.
  • Possibility of future employment opportunities with SAPS.
  • Stipend or allowance may be provided based on funding availability.

Interested candidates should submit a comprehensive CV, cover letter, and academic transcripts. Please specify the desired internship period and preferred locations in your application. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.

Join SAPS as an intern and embark on a rewarding journey towards a career in law enforcement. Make a difference in your community and contribute to a safer South Africa with the South African Police Service.

Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Law Enforcement
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 16, 2024
Valid through
March 2, 2028
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