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Makhado Local Municipality Graduate Internship Programme & Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

Empowering Youth through Comprehensive Internship Openings

Makhado Local Municipality invites jobless graduates and learners to apply for the Internship Openings / Work Integrated Learning (WIL) program. This action aims to uplift the socio-economic status of the community by providing valuable work experience to the youth. The program duration is between 18 to 24 months, offering a unique opportunity to gain practical knowledge and skills in various disciplines.

Position: Internship Programme / Work Integrated Learning
Duration: 18 – 24 Months
Location: Makhado Local Municipality, Limpopo
Closing Date: 25 June 2024

Graduate Internship Programme and Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

Makhado Local Municipality is devoted to supporting the career development of young professionals. We are offering internship placements in various fields for university graduates and TVET college graduates. This initiative, funded by SALGA, is a strategic effort to prepare jobless youth for employment by providing them with the opportunity to acquire essential work experience.

Fields of Study and Qualifications

University Graduates: Diploma / Degree or Honours

Discipline/Area of Speciality:

  • Law: 2 positions
  • Computer Science & Information Systems or Information Technology: 4 positions
  • Geographical Information Systems: 1 position
  • Surveying: 1 position
  • Urban & Regional Planning: 2 positions
  • BCom Accounting: 2 positions
  • Safety Management: 2 positions
  • Archives & Records Management: 2 positions
  • Development Studies: 1 position
  • Library and Information Management: 5 positions
  • International Relations: 1 position
  • Sports & Recreational Management: 1 position
  • Labour Relations: 2 positions

TVET College Graduates: N4 – N6 Certificates

Discipline/Area of Speciality:

  • Marketing Management: 1 position
  • Financial Management: 4 positions
  • Human Resources Management: 3 positions
  • Public Management: 10 positions
  • Electrical Engineering: 10 positions
  • Civil Engineering: 15 positions
  • Mechanical Engineering: 4 positions

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the Makhado Local Municipality Internship Programme / Work Integrated Learning, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Citizenship: Must be a South African citizen and a permanent resident of Makhado Municipality.
  2. Qualifications: Must possess the relevant qualifications in any of the fields stated above.
  3. Experience: Should not have previous working experience or participated in any internship programme.
  4. Age: Must be younger than 35 years old.

Duration and Commitment

The duration of the internship is tailored to provide substantial work experience:

  • Internship Programme for University Graduates: 12 months
  • Work Integrated Learning for TVET College Graduates: 18 – 24 months

This placement programme is a temporary engagement, designed to help participants gain valuable work experience and, for TVET learners, to fulfill the requirements for their diploma.

Application Process

Applicants are required to specify the discipline or area of specialization they are applying for. The application must include:

  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Certified Copies of Original Qualifications
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Copy of South African ID Document (Smart IDs must be copied on both sides)
  • Testimonial Letter (for TVET learners, should not be older than the 2023 academic year)

The certifying stamp on documents must not be older than six months. Applications are to be submitted to the Makhado Registry by 25 June 2024 at 16:00 or hand-delivered to:

The Municipal Manager,
Makhado Local Municipality,
83 Krogh Street,
Civic Centre, Makhado

Selection and Appointment

Appointment is contingent upon successful security clearance, verification of qualifications, and the signing of an internship/WIL contract. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. If no response is received within 45 days after the closing date, consider the application unsuccessful.

For more information, please contact:

  • Manager Human Resources Mr. Dagada N: 015 519 3225
  • Mr. Manebaneba T: 015 519 3124


Makhado Local Municipality’s Internship Programme / Work Integrated Learning is a beacon of hope for jobless graduates and learners. By investing in the future workforce, we are committed to fostering a skilled and knowledgeable community ready to meet the demands of the professional world.

Makhado Local Municipality Graduate Internship Programme & Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

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