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Department of Sport, Arts and Culture Internships 2024 / 2025 New Hiring

We are excited to offer internship opportunities within the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture for enthusiastic and motivated individuals seeking to gain practical experience in the fields of sports management, arts administration, and cultural development. As an intern with us, you will have the chance to work alongside seasoned professionals, contribute to meaningful projects, and develop valuable skills that will set the foundation for a successful career in your chosen field.

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  1. Sports Management Intern:
    • Assist in organizing sports events, tournaments, and programs.
    • Support the development and implementation of sports policies.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to promote sports participation and engagement.
  2. Arts Administration Intern:
    • Contribute to the planning and execution of cultural events and exhibitions.
    • Assist in the management of arts programs and initiatives.
    • Work closely with artists and performers to facilitate their involvement in departmental projects.
  3. Cultural Development Intern:
    • Support initiatives aimed at preserving and promoting cultural heritage.
    • Assist in community outreach programs to foster cultural awareness and appreciation.
    • Contribute to the development of cultural policies and strategies.
  • Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of a relevant degree program (Sports Management, Arts Administration, Cultural Studies, etc.).
  • Strong passion for sports, arts, and culture.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt in a dynamic environment.
Job Benefits
  1. Professional Development:
    • Gain valuable hands-on experience in your chosen field of sports management, arts administration, or cultural development.
    • Work closely with experienced professionals who will mentor and guide you throughout the internship.
  2. Networking Opportunities:
    • Build a network of contacts within the sports, arts, and culture industries.
    • Attend events, workshops, and seminars to connect with professionals and expand your network.
  3. Skill Enhancement:
    • Develop and enhance your skills in project management, event coordination, and cultural program development.
    • Acquire practical knowledge that complements your academic background.
  4. Resume Building:
    • Add a prestigious government internship to your resume, enhancing your marketability to future employers.
    • Showcase your contributions to meaningful projects and initiatives.
  5. Exposure to Diverse Projects:
    • Work on a variety of projects spanning sports events, cultural exhibitions, and community outreach programs.
    • Gain exposure to the multifaceted aspects of the sports, arts, and culture sectors.
  6. Collaborative Environment:
    • Experience a collaborative and inclusive work environment that encourages creativity and innovation.
    • Engage with a diverse team and contribute to the Department's mission of promoting inclusivity and diversity.
  7. References and Recommendations:
    • Receive letters of recommendation and references from supervisors and mentors.
    • Use these endorsements to strengthen your applications for future opportunities.
  8. Community Impact:
    • Contribute to initiatives that have a positive impact on the community.
    • Witness firsthand how sports, arts, and culture can play a transformative role in society.
  9. Feedback and Evaluation:
    • Receive constructive feedback on your performance, allowing for continuous improvement.
    • Participate in performance evaluations to assess your growth and development.
  10. Potential for Future Opportunities:
    • Interns who demonstrate exceptional skills and commitment may be considered for future employment opportunities within the Department.
    • Stay informed about job openings and other potential roles within the organization.
  1. Review the Internship Positions:
    • Carefully read through the internship positions available (Sports Management Intern, Arts Administration Intern, Cultural Development Intern) to identify the role that aligns with your interests and qualifications.
  2. Prepare Application Materials:
    • Update your resume to highlight relevant coursework, skills, and experiences.
    • Draft a compelling cover letter expressing your interest in the internship program, specifying the position you are applying for, and outlining how your background makes you a suitable candidate.
    • If applicable, gather any work samples, portfolio items, or references that showcase your capabilities.
  3. Compose an Email:
    • Create a new email with the subject line: "Department of Sport, Arts and Culture Internship Application - [Your Name]."
    • Attach your resume, cover letter, and any additional documents as PDF files.
  4. Address the Email:
    • Address the email to the designated contact person or the department's human resources office. If a specific contact person is not provided, use a general greeting.
  5. In the Email Body:
    • Introduce yourself briefly and express your interest in the internship program.
    • Specify the internship position you are applying for.
    • Provide a concise summary of your academic background, relevant skills, and any previous experiences.
    • Mention any additional attachments or portfolio items.
  6. Send Your Application:
    • Double-check that all attachments are included.
    • Proofread your email to ensure clarity and accuracy.
    • Click "Send" to submit your application.
  7. Application Deadline:
    • Take note of the application deadline mentioned in the job description.
    • Ensure your application is submitted before the specified deadline.
  8. Follow-up:
    • If you don't receive a confirmation email within a reasonable time frame, consider following up to confirm that your application was received.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Government Administration
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 8, 2024
Valid through
January 18, 2028
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