The Western Cape Provincial Government is inviting unemployed graduates to apply for the CASP Graduate Internship Programme 2023.
Closing date for applications is 13 June 2023
NVITATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PLACEMENT OF UNEMPLOYED GRADUATES IN AGRICULTURE ON FARMS FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT FUNDED THROUGH THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRICULTURAL SUPPORT PROGRAMME (CASP).
This programme aims for proper placement of unemployment graduates with agriculture related qualifications in relevant farms or enterprises within the agricultural value chain to reduce the unemployment rate among youth.
Further provide them with required practical hands-on experience and by linking participants with potential entities that support development of entrepreneurs in the Western Cape.
- Aquaculture production
- Agricultural communication/ journalism
- Agricultural Engineering/design
- Computer Science with Python and Arduino programming
Unemployed Western Cape graduates from colleges of Agriculture and Diplomas in Agriculture will receive first priority Youth (18-35 years)
Applicants must be entering internship/developmental programme in Government for the first time.
Nature and period of appointment
Successful applicants will be appointed on a fixed term contract in line with the DPSA internship guidelines for a period of two (2) years.
Successful applicants will receive an annual stipend of R87 000 for the first year. The stipend for the second year will be subjected to a 5% cost of living adjustment.
- Year 1: Stipend R 87, 000
- Year 2: Stipend R 91,350
Recommendation: Applicants placed in rural Afrikaans communities must be able to speak and understand Afrikaans as a language of communication
Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Private studies will not be allowed during the two year participation in the programme.
Only online applications will be accepted. Copies of the relevant qualification, a South African bar-coded ID or new South African ID and academic results to be uploaded.
Note: Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Successful applicants will be required to submit certified documents for vetting purposes.
Kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful if you do not hear from the Department within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement. Closing date for applications is 13 June 2023
Successful candidates will be responsible for their own accommodation and transport where they will be placed. Contact No for more information: Me. Ilonka Stander 021 – 808 5047 or Mr. Luyanda Dyantjies 021-808 5047
Applications will not be taken into consideration without the required attached documents.
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