EThekwini Municipality Work Experience Programme 2021

EThekwini Municipality Work Experience Programme 2021 – How to Apply.


eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality is a metropolitan municipality created in 2000, that includes the city of Durban, South Africa and surrounding towns. eThekwini is one of the 11 districts of the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. The majority of its 3,442,361 people speak Zulu.
EThekwini Municipality is offering Work Experience, Inservice Training/Work Integrated Learning (WIL) and Internship opportunities to qualifying individuals in various fields. Applications are invited from candidates who have completed a qualification (graduates) and candidates who require 18 months of work integrated learning in the following fields
  • Office Management and Technology, Public Administration, Public Management, Business Management / Admin, Disaster Management
Agriculture, Natural Sciences Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Science, Horticulture, Nature Conservation, Agriculture, Environmental Management, Waste Management, Agriculture Extension, Natural Science, Ecological Sciences, Geographical Information Systems, Archaeology, Geography / Arc, GIS, Computer Science, Journalism, Media Science
Life Science
  • Microbiology, Analytical Chemistry, Biotech / Biomedical Technology
Engineering and Built Environment
  • Electrical Engineering, Electrician, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Process Instrumentation, Building and Quantity Surveying, Town Planning, Built Environment, Operation Management, Shipping and Logistics, Construction Management

  • Human Resources Management, Operations Management, Events / Hospitality/ Catering/Culinary, Food & Beverages, Information Technology, Marketing and Digital Marketing, Public Relations, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Tourism, Industrial Psychology, Quality Management, Sports Management, Leisure Science, Communication Studies, Project Risk Management, Risk Management, Project Management, Safety Management
Health Science
  • Environmental Health, Enrolled Nursing, Nursing Science
  • LLB, Forensic Auditing / Investigations, Internal Auditing, Research, Research and Statistics
Art and Design
  • Graphic Design, Video Technology, Photography, Language Practice, Dramatic Arts, Film and TV Production, Architectural Design, Fine Arts, Fashion Design
  • Social Work, Social Science, Sociology, Archaeology, Community Development, Development Studies, Political Science, International Relations, Psychology, Public Policy or Policy Development, Training and Development, History and Anthropology

Eligibility Requirements

People who have already participated/benefited in Government or the private sector Work Experience/ Internship/In-service/WIL Programme for a period of 12 months and above will not be considered. Applicants must be in possession of a recognized qualification(s) Applicants must be South African citizens.


The monthly stipend is structured as follows:

  • R2,192.89p.m (less than 2 years qualification & WIL)
  • R3,556.05p.m (2-year qualification)
  • R4, 445.09p.m (National Diploma, B degree)
  • R5,185.94p.m (Post-graduate Diploma, Honours)
  • R6, 667.67p.m (Master’s degree).

How to Apply

Interested applicants should CLICK HERE to apply.

Lihle Sishi / Mndeni Gumede, Telephone: 031 311 3192 / 3183

Application Deadline: 12th February 2021.