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University of South Africa (Unisa): Internships 2024

Location: Gauteng, South Africa

Closing Date:  28 March 2024

The University of South Africa (Unisa) invites South African unemployed youth to apply for the Internship Programme 2024.

University of South Africa (Unisa): Internship Programme 2024

This is an exceptional opportunity to gain hands-on experience and valuable skills in various fields offered by UNISA. Whether you’re interested in administration, research, technology, or any other aspect of our diverse organization, these internships provide a platform for you to learn, grow, and make a difference.


  • Unemployed South African Citizens who have completed a UNISA qualification (3 years National Diploma or Degree) which is equivalent to NQF level 6 and above.
  • With no formal work experience in the field of study.
  • Applicants who have participated in any internship programme should not apply.
  • The position reference number and UNISA student number must be accurately indicated on the portal.
  • Applications for multiple positions must be submitted separately.
  • Not older than 35 years.

Available Positions: 

1. Position: Communication, Marketing & Events

  • Contact Person: Xoliswa Magqazana
  • College/Department/Directorate: Institutional Advancement (DIA)
  • Location/Region: Pretoria Muckleneuk, Gauteng Province
  • Minimum Qualification Required: Diploma/Degree in ICT or BSC in Informatics or any other relevant ICT-related qualification.
  • Number of Positions: 2

2. Position: Student Administration and System Integration

  • Contact Person: Xoliswa Magqazana
  • Locations:
    • East London: 1 position
    • Mthatha: 1 position
    • Gqeberha: 1 position
  • Minimum Qualification Required: National Diploma in Information Technology
  • Number of Positions: 3

3. Position: Facilitation of Learning

  • Contact Person: Sekitle Bahula
  • Locations:
    • Rustenburg: 1 position
    • Mahikeng: 1 position
    • Potchefstroom: 1 position
    • Kroonstad: 1 position
    • Kimberly: 1 position
    • Bloemfontein: 1 position
  • Minimum Qualification Required: Diploma/Degree in any field of Administration or equivalent
  • Number of Positions: 6


  • Computer literacy in respect of office automation packages (Microsoft Office Suite) and internet.
  • Good interpersonal relations, communication skills, and telephone etiquette.
  • Ability to take initiative, work in a team under constant supervision.
  • The ability to prioritize, pay attention to detail and go an extra mile.
  • Sense of commitment, responsibility, and punctuality.
  • Ability to work under pressure and under strict deadlines.
  • Proficiency in English (Verbal and written).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Time management.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Specific DIA web management requirements: Web design skills, Web Development skills including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, UX Skills will be an advantage, Basic understanding of web content management Systems, Basic understanding of SEO, Basic understanding of design principles and user experience design.

You are required to attach the following documents for the application process:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • One-page motivational letter – why you should be considered for this internship.
  • Certified copies (Not older than 6 months) of South African ID, Matric Certificate, Academic Record, and UNISA Completed Qualification.

How to Apply

To apply, please click the following link to access the application form: [Application Form Link]

We welcome applications from persons with disabilities.

Appointments will be made in accordance with Unisa’s Employment Equity Plan.

All applications should be submitted before 16h00 on the closing date.