The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is a national public entity established through the NYDA Act of 2008 and by merging the National Youth Commission (NYC) and Umsobomvu Youth Fund (UYF). The mandate of the NYDA is to develop and implement integrated and sustainable youth development programmes, as well as create and promote coordination in youth development matters in the country.

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is offering internships positions to promising graduates aged between 18 and 35 for a period of 24 months. The Internships are based nationally. 

Interns will receive a monthly basic stipend per their qualification. Interns with a National Diploma shall receive a stipend of R3500, Degree R4000 and Honours and Higher R5000.

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  • Applicants should be unemployed and in possession of the relevant tertiary qualifications as indicated above.
  • Be a South African Citizen.
  • Have no previous work experience, including previous internship.
  • Clearly indicate the relevant internship area and the Branch for the Internship you are applying for. 

Please mail your application and detailed CV to the following email address: (FA: Ms Tsholofelo Molomo)

Closing date: Close of Business, Friday 03 August 2012