Internship Programme – (Internship 2022.2)

Job Title : Internship Programme
Post Number : Internship 2022.2
Organisational Structure: Department of Trade Industry and Competition
Duration of Internship: 12 Months
Start Date: 01 July 2022
End Date: 30 June 2024
Location: Pretoria – , GP ZA (Primary)
Closing Date: 25 February 2022

Job Advert

The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition invite graduates to apply for internship opportunities for a period of 24 months commencing 01 July 2022 to 30 June 2024.

Through the Internship Programme, the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (the dtic) is committed to providing opportunities for qualifying candidates to gain skills, knowledge and experience whilst at the same time, positioning themselves for active and meaningful participation in the labour market.
Aspiring Public Servants, who share the vision of the dtic of a dynamic industrial, globally competitive South African economy, characterised by inclusive growth and development, decent employment and equity and who value intellectual and operational excellence as well as quality relationships are encouraged to apply for this exciting programme.
Interns will receive a monthly stipend starting from R6 000.00 in accordance with their highest qualification at the time of appointment. Applicants who have already participated in any Government Internship Programme will not be considered and if it is found that this was the case after appointment, the contract will be terminated with immediate effect.

Application Requirements

Applications are invited from unemployed South African citizens aged between 18 and 35 years who have completed a 3-year National Diploma / Degree or an equivalent NQF Level 6 or 7 qualification in any of the fields of study listed:

  • Public Relations
  • Communications
  • Office Management
  • Law
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • Public Policy
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Public Administration
  • Business Management
  • Safety Management
  • Development Studies
  • Econometrics
  • Statistics
  • BSc
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Administration
  • Operations
  • Internal Audit
  • Management Sciences
  • Management
  • International Relations

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Good interpersonal skills, professionalism and integrity, ability to work under pressure, deadline-driven. The successful candidates must be analytical and have high attention to detail. They should have an understanding of government systems and processes. Ambitious and willing to learn. Good academic performance will serve as an added advantage.

Application process: Applications can be submitted:  •  Online at and click on the “Careers” link to submit an online application  •  By post to the Registry Office, The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition, Private Bag x84, Pretoria, 0001  (applications to be received on or before the closing date will be considered). Applicants are advised to use Field of study as Reference no. on the Z83 form.

Applicants are encouraged to make use of the online application system. Applications submitted must be accompanied by copies of qualifications ( including matric certificate), academic record, ID, (scanned copies must be uploaded and attached to online applications), (Certification not required), curriculum vitae and a signed form Z83 (as amended November 2020), obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at  (online application has Z83 built-in and does not require a separate Z83 to be completed).

Failure to provide required documents or comply with the guidelines indicated will result in the application not being considered. Copies do not need to be certified as certified copies will only be required from shortlisted candidates.

No late applications will be considered • With the exception of a few positions in the dtic’ s regional offices, the majority of the internship opportunities are based in Pretoria  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have international qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All qualifications will be subjected to verification. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful  • The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition is committed to the achievement of and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially of race, gender and disability.

We welcome applications from persons with disabilities.

Please direct all internship programme queries to Nonhlanhla Sindane at (012) 394-1632 / 0607005561 or Latleen Motsepe  (012) 394-3056 / 0716095106 or Teaman Nghunyule (012) 394 5726

Alternatively, for online application queries, please contact Leonard Mabokela (012) 394-1809 / 0716059026 or Lebogang Malebe (012) 394-1835 / 0716040014

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