Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD): Internships 2021

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) hereby invites unemployed graduates to apply for 250 x Internship Programme 2021.

Internship Application Closing Date: 26 February 2021

Internship Location: South Africa

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) presents exciting opportunities/positions for the unemployed graduates between the ages of 18 and 35 through its Experiential Training and Internship Programme.

Successful applicants will be appointed as interns for 24 months and will undergo on-the-job development training in technical, professional, public service, business and life skills relevant and crucial for them to enter the formal job market.

Internship Categories:

Unemployed graduates/job seekers: This category of opportunities calls for qualified unemployed graduates in fields of study required by the DALRRD (check on the list below). 

Experiential Training: The candidates applying for this category are those currently registered for undergraduate study programmes relevant to DALRRD and are required to do experiential training as a requirement for them to graduate. Applicants must have a referral letter from the institution of higher learning.

Fields of study:

  • Soil Science
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Science
  • Animal Health
  • Animal Production / Science
  • Commerce
  • Llb / Ba Law, B Uris
  • Administration / Public Administration
  • Deveopment Studies,
  • Natural Science
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Public Management
  • Business Management
  • Fraud, Audit, Law, Complience
  • Office Technology
  • Environment
  • Graphic Desgin
  • Economics
  • Agribusiness Management
  • Social Science
  • Accounting / Economics
  • Finance
  • Accounting Cost And Management,
  • Accounting Financial Management
  • Rural Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Records Management
  • Information Technology
  • Communication / Media Studies
  • Information Management
  • Social Work,
  • Psychology,
  • Employee Wellness
  • Library Science
  • Supply Chain Management
  • N Personal Management, Business Management
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Environmental Planning
  • Logistics, Demand Management
  • Chemistry;
  • Analytical Chemistry;
  • Biochemistry
  • Geoinformatics,
  • Btechnology In Geograpgy
  • Electronic Engeneering
  • Geographic Information System Or Geography
  • Horticulture
  • Plant Ptoduction,
  • Farm Management
  • Livestock
  • Sociology
  • Surveying, Cartography, Gis
  • Statistics, Development,
  • Monitoring And Evaluation
  • Building Science / Civil Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Youth Development
  • Agronomy
  • Microbiology / Botany
  • Real Estate
  • Journalism
  • Management Of Cooperatives
  • Built Environment, Construction
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Natural Science
  • Animal Nutrition (Specialising In Poultry)
  • Food Science
  • Food Technology / Biotechnology


How to apply

Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form (Download Here), obtainable from any public service department and must be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV, certified copies of all qualifications and identity document and copies of their academic transcripts.

Available Internships:

To view a list of available Internships and their References: Click Here

Submitt Applications:

Forward your application(s) forms quoting the relevant reference number to the relavent office for the Attention of:

Ms Lexcy Manamela; Director Employee Utilisation And Development:


Post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001

or Hand deliver at: 184 Jeff Masemola Street, Pretoria, 0001

Eastern Cape

Post to: P.O Box 1958, East London, 5200

or Hand deliver at: Ocean Terrace, Moore Street, Quigney Block H, East London, 5200


Post to: P.O Box 9132, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

or Hand deliver at: 270 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

North West

Post to: Private Bag X 74, Mahikeng, 2745

or Hand deliver at: Cnr James moroka and Sekame Drive, West Gallery, Mega City, Mmabatho,2735


Post to: Private Bag X9312, Polokwane, 0700

or Hand deliver at: 61 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700


Post to: Private Bag X11305, Nelspruit,1200

or Hand deliver at: 17 Van Rensburg Street, Bateluer Building Block E, 7 th Floor, Nelspruit, 1200

Western Cape

Post to: Private Bag X10, Mowbray, 7710

or Hand deliver at: 14 Long Street, Cape Town, 8100

Northern Cape

Post to: Private Bag X5007, Kimberley, 8300

or Hand deliver at: Cnr Knight and Stead street, New Public Building, Court Building 6th Floor, Kimberley, 8300

Free State

Post to: Private Bag X20803, Bloemfontein, 9300

or Hand deliver at: 136 SA Eagle Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9300

Please note:

  • Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.
  • Please submit seperate z83 form per reference number
  • The Department has the right not to make an appointment.
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Closing date: 26 February 2021


  • Ms Nombulelo Ngcobo (012) 312 8321,
  • Mr Mziwakhe Gwiji (012) 312 9839,
  • Mr. P. Maesela: (012) 319 7198;
  • Ms N. Magabela: (012) 319 7889

If you do not hear from us within three (3) months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. The department has the right not to make an appointment.

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