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Education Internship programme at Kagiso for unemployed graduates



Kagiso Trust is one of South Africa’s leading development agencies working towards a prosperous, peaceful, equitable and just society. We work to overcome poverty by developing and implementing scalable, replicable, sustainable development programme models in the areas of education development, institutional capacity building, socio-economic development, and financial sustainability. Over the past 30 years, we have invested over R2 billion in development and implemented over 1,831 programmes.


Purpose of the Job: The Trust is committed to youth skills development by providing graduates with an opportunity to gain work-based experience. Unemployed graduates are invited to apply for the Education Internship, and graduates should be between the age of 18 and 35. The Internship program will run for a period of twelve (12) months.

Work based exposure may include the following Key Performance Areas: (needs to be changes

  • Researching Education Policies, national and international education policies

  • Data collation and Analysis:

  • Assist in documenting the implementation process of KT’s Education Development Model

  • Keeping the Pillar abreast with Education Trends and research reports

  • Conduct beneficiary feedback for monitoring purposes.

  • Handling research-based queries

  • Identify areas that can be advocated and backed by research.

  • Administer the learning management system, ensuring its smooth operation and address user queries related to the KT learning management system.



Qualifications and Experience.

  • Certified Grade 12/NQF 4 level certificates.

  • Certified Copy of qualification, an honours degree will be an added advantage

  • Certified copy of your ID.

  • Certified copy of Academic Transcript.

  • Your CV and motivational letter.


Technical and behavioural competencies required (skills)

The successful candidate will be required to display the following competencies in this role:

  • Written and verbal communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Detail orientation

  • Desire and potential to learn

  • Self-Motivated

  • Basic Computer skills

  • Prioritize tasks as needed

  • Creativity/innovation

  • Responsiveness and sense of urgency

  • Technologically savvy

Kagiso Trust Values

  • Integrity

  • Accountability

  • Passion for Development

  • Hands on Bottom-up approach

Remuneration: Market Related

The Interns will be awarded a monthly stipend

Closing date: 31 May 2024

NB: Applications can be forwarded to the following mail address:

Kindly note that no hand delivered applications will be accepted.


  1. Indicate the reference number for the internship you are applying for on the subject line.

  2. Submit a short CV and motivational letter as to why your application should be considered with a minimum of 3 pages, applications with no academic transcript will not be considered

  3. Applicants must be unemployed, was never employed in the field of the post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant field of the post previously.

  4. The applicant must not have previously served as an intern and did not disclose that info and it is discovered later, the applicant will be disqualified.


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