HR Internship Opportunities AT IEC

IEC is presently looking for applicants to join its HR team as 24-month interns.

HR Internship Opportunities AT IEC

Applications are now being accepted for internships in human resources by the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC).

The intern will be employed for 24 months at a salary of R9 104 each month. The intern will work on human resources development for the IEC’s Corporate Services unit.

The intern will assist in the effective management and coordination of the organization’s training and development initiatives for human resources. With the help of work experience and on-the-job training, this internship is intended to offer a special chance to develop important skills.


  • Must not have worked in the field of their specific study or been an intern before
  • Recently qualified with a recognized 3-year tertiary degree or national diploma from an accredited tertiary institution in HRM/HRD/OD. The postgrad qualification will be an added advantage
  • Able to communicate effectively, in writing and verbally
  • Computer literate, and familiar with the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Willingness to learn to work with new software and applications
  • Driver’s license would be an added advantage


  • Applicants for the above position/s should not have a high party political profile.
  • All successful permanent candidates will be required to enter into performance contracts.
  • Should applicants be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
  • All applications must include:
    • a covering letter with a recent, updated comprehensive curriculum vitae;
    • a copy of all qualification documents;
    • a copy of identity document; and
    • a copy of driver’s licence (if required).
  • Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.
  • Please note that recommended candidates will undergo risk assessments, including inter alia the verification of curricula vitae, all qualifications, criminal and credit assessments and appointments will only be made upon positive verification thereof.
  • A probation period of twelve months will be applicable to permanent employees.
  • The Electoral Commission will only correspond with short-listed candidates.
  • The Electoral Commission is under no obligation to fill the position/s and reserves the right not to make an appointment in the above post/s. Although advertised, positions may thus either be withdrawn, re-advertised, or filled by way of transfer or deployment, should it be considered in the interest of service delivery.


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