South African Pharmacy Council: Communication and Media Graduate Internship Programme 2024

Job Summary

South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for Communication and Media Graduate Internship Programme 2024

Closing date: 16 February 2024

Position: Communication and Media Graduate Internship Programme 2024.

Stipend: R7 280.00 per month


The regulator of the pharmacy profession in South Africa, the South African Pharmacy Council, is inviting applications from suitably qualified graduates in the fields of Media Studies, Journalism, Public Relations, and Communication Studies for its 2024 Communication and Media Graduate Internship Programme available from 1 March 2024 within its Communication and Stakeholder Relations Department.

Successful applicants will be appointed on a 12-month non-renewable internship contract. A monthly stipend of R7 280.00 will be paid to successful applicants.

Minimum requirements

In order to be considered for this internship programme, applicants should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Be a South African citizen;
  • Must have completed your three-year or higher tertiary qualification;
  • Must have never participated in an internship relevant to their area of study for 12 months or longer;
  • Have above-average written communication skills; and
  • Strong written English grammar would serve as an added advantage.
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Internship FieldQualificationReferenceNo. of Interns requiredApplication Link
Content Development & Communication Support· A three-year National Diploma, bachelor’s degree or higher in Journalism, Applied Journalism, Media Studies, Public Relations, Corporate Communication, Communication Studies or similar.
· Competence/training in the Adobe Creative Suite would serve as an added advantage.

How to Apply

To apply for the SAPC Communication and Media Graduate Internship Programme use the application link in the above table. Please have a 500-word essay handy (see below).

Copies of the following documents will only be required from shortlisted candidates later in the selection process.

  • Detailed CV;
  • Certified copies of:
    • South African Identity Document;
    • Educational qualifications;
    • All relevant Transcripts of Academic Record/s (indicating subjects and marks/grades achieved).

500-word Essay Topic

  • Content Development & Communication Support – “TikTok vs YouTube Shorts: Identifying the best awareness creation platform for Millennials in Mpumalanga during Pharmacy Month 2024”


Plagiarised and/or Artificial Intelligence-generated (e.g., ChatGPT, Gemini, QuillBot, Outwrite, Ghostwriter, etc.) essays will be immediately disqualified. AI-assisted (e.g. editing, paraphrasing, etc.) essays will also be immediately disregarded.

NOTE: This programme is aimed at providing work experience to graduates. No permanent appointment will be provided on conclusion of the internship programme.


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All enquiries relating to this internship programme should be directed to Ms Sibulele Malongwe via email at (DO NOT send your applications to this email address).

In line with the Council’s commitment to diversifying its workforce, suitable candidates from the designated groups and disabled people are encouraged to apply. The SAPC reserves the right not to make an appointment. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates.

Closing date: Friday, 16 February 2024


  • Itumeleng Tladi

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