Trade Industry and Competition Circular 04 of 2022




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.


APPLICATIONS                     : 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).

CLOSING DATE                     : 25 February 2022

NOTE                                       : 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 to provide required documents or comply with 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 short listed 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.




POST 04/119                          :            INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME 2022/2024: VARIOUS REF NO: FIELD OF STUDY

(24 months’ contract)


STIPEND                                 :            R6 000 per month, (in accordance with their highest qualification)

CENTRE                                  :            Pretoria and Regional Offices

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 below: 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. Skills / Knowledge: 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.


ENQUIRIES                            :            Should you have enquiries or experience any problem submitting your application

contact: Nonhlanhla Sindane Tel No: (012) 394 1632 / 0607005561 / Latleen

Motsepe Tel No: (012) 394 3040 / 0716095106 / Teaman Nghunyule Tel No: (012) 394 5726 Alternatively, for online application queries: Leonard Mabokela Tel No: (012)  394  1809/  0716059026  /  Lebogang  Malebe  Tel  No:  (012)  394  1835 /


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