Ever wonder what it’s like to be a SABC intern? The public broadcaster is recruiting interns for 2014 and so if you would you like to gain workplace experience in the exciting world of Broadcasting, check out the following information. The majority of the internship placement is in Gauteng.
What internships are offered by the SABC?
The SABC, where applicable offers internships in the following fields.
• Broadcast Engineering
• Radio and TV operations
• Electrical Engineering (light current) and
• where applicable internships in other fields which are dependant on the industry and economic environment
Who are internships for?
An internship programme is mostly targeted at the unemployed, South African youth seeking workplace exposure to complete their qualifications and / or are graduates seeking workplace experience to become employable.
What will I get after completion?
If the internship is completed, and you have acquired the relevant work outcomes, you will obtain a testimonial from the SABC, indicating the work experience gained.
What is the duration of the internship?
The internship programme is for a 10 months duration.
Are there any costs involved to register for an internship?
No. There is no cost involved when applying or registering to participate in an internship programme at the SABC
Does the SABC remunerate me whilst I am on an internship programme?
Yes. You will be remunerated with a stipend of R4,000 per month to cover all costs including travel, accommodation where applicable, meals etc.
Are there employment opportunities after completion of the internship?
The SABC does not guarantee employment after completion of an internship programme. However with the recognized experience and where applicable completion of the qualification, you will be more suited to become employable.
Can my internship contract be extended, if I cannot find employment?
No. The SABC will not extend internship contracts as this does not comply with legislative requirements.
Are there any formal training provided whilst on an internship programme?
Dependant on the internship job requirements, training is mostly on the job and related to work functions.
How to Apply?
Click HERE to download the application form for SABC’s 2014 Internship Programme.