Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA) Graduate Internship Programme 2023 for South Africans

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The South Africa Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA) invites applications from qualifying applicants to participate in a 24-months Graduate Internship Programme for the 2022/2023 financial year. Apply below.

When is Application Deadline: 21st July 2023 before 12h00 noon. No late applications will be accepted.

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Tell Me About Award: The programme is aimed at affording graduates an opportunity to be exposed to the work environment in the areas of the acquired qualifications. The intention is to give them exposure that will equip them to increase their chances of employability. Learning will take place under the guidance of more experienced professionals/mentors.

Note: Appointment in the organisation after the programme is not guaranteed.

Type: Internship

Who can Apply? Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • A completed three-year National Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree in the field as indicated
  • Applicants must be unemployed with less than 12 months work experience in the field of study/qualification obtained
  • Must be South African Citizens
  •  Must be between the ages of 18-35 during the time of advertising
  • Applicants should not have participated in an internship programme for a period exceeding six (6) months relevant to the qualification/field of study. Failure to disclose this information will result in immediate termination of the internship contract on account of dishonesty/undue enrichment
  • Applicants are expected to possess additional competencies; namely: Communication and basic computer skills relevant to the role.

Which Countries are Eligible? ZA

Where will Award be Taken? ZA

How Many Awards? Not specified

What is the Benefit of Award? R84 519.75 per annum or in line with the Remuneration Schedule for Interns.

How to Apply: It is mandatory to apply online HERE (with a comprehensive CV and new Z83 signed). 

Take note of the requirements regarding a new Z83 effective 1 January 2021 as per the DPSA regulations as well as all other requirements specified in the footer. Take note of Circular 19 of 2022 regarding the practice note on the Z83 application and completion thereof.

The certification of all supporting documents will be expected of the shortlisted candidates only. Interviews may be conducted via a virtual medium which will be discussed with each shortlisted applicant. The applicant should have the necessary data and equipment for this purpose. Correspondence will only be conducted with the short- listed candidates.

If you have not been contacted within six (6) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Placement/appointment in the GPAA after the completion of the programme is not guaranteed. Applicants applying for more than one internship must submit a separate form Z83 in respect of each internship applying for. If an applicant wishes to withdraw an application it mut be done in writing to the respective email address, clearly stating in the subject line.

Should an application be received where an applicant applies for more than one internship on the same application form (Z83), the application will only be considered for the first internship (with the first corresponding reference number) and not for any of the other internships. Under no circumstances will faxed or hand delivered applications be accepted.

Due to large volume of responses anticipated, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged, and correspondence will be limited to short listed candidate only. It may be expected of shortlisted candidate to undergo psychometric assessments.

For detailed information on the internship opportunities that GPAA offers, please visit the GPAA’s website –

The contact persons are Oumash Phlad at (012) 319 1038, Rosina Rakgoale at (012) 319 1435 and Jerry Maluleka at (012) 319 1058.

Visit Award Webpage for Details