Council on Higher Education (CHE) Internships 2020 / 2021: Details + Requirements


Council on Higher Education (CHE) invites unemployed graduates to apply for the Internship Programme for 2020 / 2021.

Internship Application Closing Date: 28 August 2020.

Internship Location: Pretoria, Gauteng


Stipend: R15 000 per month.

Council on Higher Education (CHE): Internships 2020 / 2021


The CHE is offering an internship opportunity to unemployed South African graduate from higher education institutions who has completed his/her studies, reporting to the Organisational Secretary.

CHE Internships Requirements

  • A three-year Chartered Institute of Secretaries qualification or National Diploma in Commercial Law, Business Administration or any other three-year relevant qualification.
  • Applicants should not have been previously served as interns and must be between 18-35 years old.


  • Provision of general administrative support to the Organisational Secretary and CHE Committees;
  • Assisting the Organisational Secretary in ensuring compliance with the statutory requirements of the organization;
  • Drafting of agendas/minutes/reports of various subcommittees of the CHE;
  • Ensure that general arrangement for the meetings of the subcommittees of the CHE including venue booking arrangements and catering are done;
  • Collating relevant information required by internal and external auditors for audit purposes;
  • Assist with the management and maintenance of the CHE Secretariat records and documentation management system – storing and archiving in compliance with the National Archives Act.

How to apply CHE Internships


To apply please submit a completed job application form, a CV, and certified copies of qualifications accompanied by a detailed motivation regarding your suitability for the position, as well as how you meet each of the stipulated requirements. Applications not on the prescribed application form and submitted without the certified copies attached will not be considered.

Applications must be forwarded to Affirmative Portfolios, for attention Sacha Meyerson via e-mail to by fax to 086 605 8361 or hand-delivered to La Rocca Office Park Block E 14 Petunia Road, Bryanston.

Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 30 days after the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo psychometric tests and competency assessments to determine their suitability for the Internship Programme.

The CHE is committed to Employment Equity and aims to attract and retain talented individuals to achieve its equity objectives. Therefore, people from designated groups, including those with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.


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