The City of Joburg Educating Digital Interns (C.O.J.E.D.I) Programme 2015

Application Deadline: 3rd July 2015

What: A 3 month technical bootcamp, 1 month of soft-skill training followed by 6 months of integrated learning in the workspace

The City of Joburg is sponsoring 1000 of our cities most ambitious youths to upskill their IT knowledge.

The City of Johannesburg is looking for 1 000 of its brightest young information technology (IT) minds to be part of a new digital intern programme.

The City of Joburg Educating Digital Interns (C.O.J.E.D.I) programme is set to award three successful applicants 10-month IT courses. They will be able to choose between courses on industry leading Network Engineering solutions, Website Design and Development, as well as Fibre Optic Development.

The internship is open to matriculants with mathematics and science. The programme is also for applicants with one or two-year diplomas and a serious digital aptitude, who reside in Johannesburg.
Come digitise your mind with what promises to be 10 months of exciting, highly intensive, next generation digital programs with 3 great courses across the digital spectrum as well as a leadership, innovation and life skills course. A 3 month technical bootcamp, 1 month of soft-skill training followed by 6 months of integrated learning in the workspace of some of South Africa’s leading digital enterprises.
  • The Challenge is open to the public and any person, between the ages including the age of 18 and 35.
  • All applicants need to be resident of Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa, but need not necessarily be South African.
  • All applicants must be in possession of a valid matric certificate with maths and science as subjects OR a 1 or 2 year diploma in Information technology or a related field.
  • All applicants must choose one of three courses. Each course intake is subject to availability, upon one or more course being filled, applicants may have the opportunity to fall into one of the other course, availability permitting and at the discretion of the City of Johannesburg and or its appointed agents.
  • Applicants may be eligible for a stipend, however this will be at the discretion of the City of Johannesburg and or its appointed agents.

How to Apply:

  • Those interested in applying for the internship will need to show just how ambitious they are by tweeting @CityofJoburgZA and using #COJEDI when tweeting any C.O.J.E.D.I content.
  •  They can also use Facebook to motivate why they should be the beneficiaries of the 10-month courses.


The internship programme’s competitive edge is to establish why each of the applicants is the best candidate to turn Joburg into a smart city of the future in the current digital space. It is a platform for the applicants to demonstrate their ambition, motivation, innovation and self-belief.

Those who will be selected for the programme will be sent an exclusive link to apply for the C.O.J.E.D.I programme. Successful candidates will be announced on the tweeter handle @COJ_JEDI.

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  1. i am willing to take part on this programme and i can offer array of skills. i believe that my expertise and qualifications will make a valuable to this programme.i am excited about the possibility of joining this programme.i look forward from hearing from ypu

  2. I believe that my strenght of my character and the search for opportunities are the products of initiative and innovation.I will therefore always strive to be outstanding rather than mediocre.I learn to be resourceful and creative,I will with enthusiasm grasp and use all the opportunities I encounter.I will always consider the challenge to be greater than risk.I’m confident,relaxed and well mannered.I integrate well with people are attracted to me getter.I’m accurate,thorough and hardworking.My life is centered on strong family values, word, work and career motivation

  3. Dear sir/Madam
    I would appreciate you consider my application

    I am confident motivated and determine young female. I am willing to learn new things and tackle any challenges. I would like to broaden my mind Into different challenges as this will great experience for me.

    This will be a steppingstone towards my career and believe with my personality and theoretical knowledge I can add value. I am eager to work under pressure and in groups and willing to undergo any training.

    Kindly regards

  4. I have heard about this exiting opportunity and I would love to participate because I am one person who enthusiastic about IT. The program will help me to enter deep into what I already have love and passion for.
    If I can become a member in this program I believe that I will join the team of people who are in IT to bring about the most needed change in our society.

  5. A great opportunity in once life time to reach greater heights in IT, is not to be missed. As the City Of Johannesburg has the IDP, it is hugely important for me to be part of building that world class African smart city.

  6. I’m interested in this great opportunity of IT internship and being an IT intern will give me a wonderful opportunity to assist your department and also expand my current skills set.

  7. I would like to be part of this IT Internship to enhance my skills and to become part of economic growth of our country.

  8. I would be more grateful to form part of this exciting IT internship to develop my personal skills and become the cities solution in terms of the problem faced by IT departments.

  9. I will be grateful if given this opportunity to study, I’m currently doing related stuff so it will help me reach new frontiers. Looking forward to seeing your link for application


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