Sunday, 15 December 2019

Department of Trade and Industry Internship Opportunities 2020

The Department of Trade and Industries has several internship opportunities in various department. The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) is committed to providing opportunities for previously disadvantaged individuals and employees to gain nationally and recognised qualifications, whilst developing their skills to improve service delivery, by providing Internships.

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.


Applications are invited from unemployed South African citizens aged between 18 and 35 years who have completed a minimum of 3 – year National Diploma  / Degree or an equivalent qualification in any of the study field listed below:

  • Public Administration or Management
  • Business Management or Administration
  • Law
  • Social Sciences 
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • Research
  • Accounting / Cost and Management /  Accounting
  • Administration
  • Labour Relations / Labour Law
  • Facilities Management
  • Quantity Survey
  • Property Management / Project Management 
  • Contract Management
  • Economic Development / Agricultural Economics
  • Internal Audit
  • Financial Information Systems
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Events Management
  • Human Resource Management
  •  Financial Management
  • Public Policy
  • Information Technology
  • Policy Development  / Development Studies
  • Econometrics
  • Political Economy
  • International Relations.


  • 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 willingness to learn. Good academic performance will serve as an added advantage.

CLOSING DATE: 20 December 2019

Location: Pretoria

Stipend: R6000

How To Apply
Application process: Applications must either be delivered to the dti campus or via the post. Applications must be made on a signed Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and certified copies of qualifications (including Matric Certificate), academic record and Identity Document.

Failure to provide required documents or comply to guidelines indicated will disqualify applicants.

•No late applications will be considered
• With the exception of a few positions in the dti’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 two (2) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
• The Department of Trade and Industry is committed to the achievement of and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially of race, gender and disability.
Applications can be submitted: By post to the Registry Office, The Department of Trade and Industry, Private Bag x84, Pretoria, 0001.
• Hand-delivered to the dti Campus, corner of Meintjies and Robert Sobukwe Street, Sunnyside, Pretoria.
Please direct all queries to: Nonhlanhla Sindane, tel. (012) 394 1632 or Benzi Thobane, tel. (012) 394 3040 or Leonard Mabokela, tel.(012) 394 1809 or Lebogang Malebe, tel. (012) 394 1835 or Latleen Motsepe, tel. (012) 394 3056

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