DTIC Government Internships Programme 2023

DTIC Government

DTIC Government Internships Programme 2023

The Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition is extending an invitation to graduates to apply for internship opportunities spanning a duration of 24 months, starting from July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024.

For additional information, please refer to the FAQs at “Dtic government internships programme 2023,” “Dtic government internships programme 2021,” and “Dtic government internships programme in Nigeria.”


DTIC Government Internships Programme Advert

  • Location: South Africa, Gauteng
  • Closing Date:Friday, 25 February 2023 – 12:00
  • Company:DTIC

Through its Internship Programme, the Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition, the DTIC government programme is dedicated to providing qualifying candidates with opportunities to acquire skills, knowledge, and experience. This initiative aims to position candidates for active and meaningful participation in the labor market. Aspiring Public Servants who align with the dtic’s vision of fostering a dynamic, globally competitive South African economy marked by inclusive growth, decent employment, equity, and a commitment to intellectual and operational excellence are encouraged to apply for this exciting programme.

Interns selected for the programme will receive a monthly stipend, starting from R6,000.00, based on their highest qualification at the time of appointment. Please note that individuals who have previously participated in any Government Internship Programme will not be considered, and if discovered post-appointment, the contract will be terminated immediately.


Application Requirements: Applications are invited from unemployed South African citizens aged between 18 and 35 years who hold a 3-year National Diploma/Degree or an equivalent NQF Level 6 or 7 qualification in various fields of study, including but not limited to Public Relations, Communications, Office Management, Law, Business Administration, Economics, Public Policy, Marketing, Journalism, Public Administration, Business Management, Safety Management, Development Studies, Econometrics, Statistics, B.Sc., Accounting, Finance, Administration, Operations, Internal Audit, Management Sciences, Management, and International Relations.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Successful candidates should possess good interpersonal skills, professionalism, and integrity. They must be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and exhibit analytical skills with high attention to detail. An understanding of government systems and processes is essential. Ambitious individuals willing to learn and those with a strong academic performance will be given preference.

How to Apply to DTIC Government Programme: Application Process:

  • Online applications can be submitted at by clicking on the “Careers” link.
  • Alternatively, applications can be sent by post to the Registry Office, The Department of Trade, Industry and Competition, Private Bag x84, Pretoria, 0001 (applications must be received on or before the closing date). Applicants are advised to use Field of study as a Reference number on the Z83 form.

Applicants are encouraged to utilize the online application system. Submission requirements include copies of qualifications (including the matrix certificate), academic records, ID (scanned copies uploaded for online applications), curriculum vitae, and a signed Z83 form (as amended November 2020), obtainable from any Public Service Department or at Copies do not need to be certified, as certification will only be required from shortlisted candidates.


Ensure compliance with guidelines and the provision of required documents, as failure to do so will result in the application not being considered. Late applications will not be entertained. The majority of internship opportunities are based in Pretoria, with only a few positions in dtic’s regional offices.

Applicants with international qualifications are responsible for having them evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All qualifications will undergo verification. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, consider your application unsuccessful.

The Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition is committed to achieving and maintaining diversity and equity in employment, particularly regarding race, gender, and disability. Applications from persons with disabilities are welcomed.



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