Department of Tourism Internships for Graduates 2020 / 2021



The Department of Tourism invites unemployed graduates to apply for Internship Programme / Hospitality Youth Programme 2020 / 2021.

Internship application deadline is 16 August 2020

Internship Location: Northern Cape

Hospitality Youth Programme 2020 / 2021

The Department of Tourism invites applications from interested applicant’s to be part of the Hospitality Youth Programme. This programme wil be implemented for a period of twelve (12) months

Successful candidates will be expected to sign a twelve-month (12) contract with the implementing Agent. It is essential to mention your local municipality, ward number and name of the location in your CV, with
clear contact numbers.


NB: Participants will be deployed within their local municipality i.e. where they reside. This programme is open for South African citizens only.


  • The applicant must be unemployed
  • Have a minimum of Grade twelve (Matric) qualification
  • Must be literate and conversant in Englsh. Hospitality background is essential
  • Be a resident of the local municipality (proof required)
  • Have a passion or interest in hospitality
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18-35 years. If an applicant is under the age of 21, consent from a parent or guardian is required.
  • The applicant must not have partcipted in any EPWP! Department of Tourism funded projec in the last two years.
  • Not more than one participant per household can apply.

How to apply

Applicants must be from the following areas;

  • Kimberley
  • Kuruman
  • Springbok
  • Upington
  • Colesberg

Applicants who meet the requirements, should Submit a detailed CV together with certified copies of qualifications, proof of residence and identity document.

Submit your application to any of the following locations:   

  • Umsobomvu Municipality: Mr. Lungile Mpemba ~ 051 753 0678 / 0712231496
  • Dept. Economic Development And Tourisism (Kimberley) ~ Mr. A. Maw
  • Ga.segonyana Municipality: Ms, Dudu Tshetiho -053 712 9407
  • Dawid Kriuper Municipality: Ms. Sharon Kadula 056 338 7152
  • Namakwa District Municipality: Ms. Peal Hoyn ~ 027 712 8054

Please note 

  • Correspondence wil be limited to shortsisted candidates.
  • All applicants will undergo an interview process.
  • Faxed and e-mailed applications wil not be considered.
  • Should you not have been contacted for an interview within three (03) months after you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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