24 Internship Opportunities : In a proactive move against corruption, the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) of South Africa is offering a gateway for young talents through its internship program. With 24 positions available, this initiative aims to empower the youth, aged 18–35, to actively contribute to the fight against corruption.
Empowering the Youth Against Corruption
The SIU internship program is designed to provide valuable experience for candidates who meet specific eligibility criteria. Aspiring interns must be unemployed South African citizens within the stipulated age range. The Unit encourages applications from people with disabilities and women, fostering diversity and inclusivity.
24 Internship Opportunities Application Details
Candidates interested in these internship opportunities must note the following:
- The SIU reserves the right to make appointments at its discretion.
- Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete the official SIU application form.
- Full disclosure is vital, given the SIU’s role as an Anti-Corruption Investigating Unit.
- Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates, and the application processing time may vary.
- Fraudulent qualifications or documentations will result in automatic disqualification.
Integrity Screening and Privacy Assurance
To uphold integrity, all candidates will undergo rigorous integrity screening procedures. A favorable end report is essential for successful candidates. The SIU is committed to the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA), ensuring the secure and confidential handling of applicants’ personal information.
Equality and Diversity Commitment
The SIU is dedicated to equality, employment equity, and diversity. Preference will be given to individuals from designated groups, particularly Africans and people with disabilities, aligning with the SIU Employment Equity Plan.
Practical Details and Deadline
Successful candidates will receive a salary/stipend in line with SIU approved scales, subject to relevant approvals and annual increases. The SIU will not cover any relocation costs incurred by successful incumbents. Late applications will not be accepted after the closing date.
*To apply and explore further details, visit the Special Investigating Unit Internships. Application deadline: January 15, 2024.