Position title
Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC): Internships 2024 New Application
Job Description

DTIC offers exciting internship opportunities for enthusiastic individuals eager to contribute to the nation's economic prosperity. As an intern, you'll gain hands-on experience, develop essential skills, and collaborate with experienced professionals across various departments.

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Task and Responsibilities
  • Conduct research on trade, industry, and competition policies.
  • Assist in implementing programs to stimulate economic growth and enhance competitiveness.
  • Analyze market trends and identify opportunities for business growth.
  • Prepare reports, memos, and presentations for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participate in meetings, workshops, and events to gain industry exposure.
  • Provide administrative support to departmental staff.
Requirements and Qualifications
  • Enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program in economics, business administration, or related fields.
  • Strong analytical and research skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Passion for trade, industry, and competition policy issues.
Benefits and Perks
  • Hands-On Experience: Gain practical, real-world experience in trade, industry, and competition policies, allowing you to apply theoretical knowledge in a professional setting.
  • Skill Development: Enhance your analytical, research, and communication skills through meaningful projects and tasks assigned by experienced professionals.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry experts, government officials, and fellow interns, expanding your professional network and paving the way for future career opportunities.
  • Mentorship: Receive guidance and mentorship from seasoned professionals who are invested in your growth and success during your internship journey.
  • Exposure to Industry Trends: Stay updated on the latest market trends, policy developments, and economic indicators, providing you with valuable insights into the dynamics of global trade and industry.
  • Personal Growth: Challenge yourself, step out of your comfort zone, and develop resilience and adaptability while contributing to meaningful projects that have a positive impact on South Africa's economy.
How to Apply
  • Prepare Your Application Materials: Update your resume and draft a compelling cover letter highlighting your interest in the internship, relevant qualifications, and how you can contribute to DTIC's mission.
  • Review Available Positions: Visit DTIC's official website or check for internship postings on reputable job portals to identify available internship positions that align with your interests and skill set.
  • Submit Your Application: Send your resume and cover letter to the designated email address or online portal specified in the internship posting. Ensure that your application is complete and free of errors before submission.
  • Include Relevant Information: Provide details such as your educational background, relevant coursework, previous work or internship experience, skills, and any additional certifications or achievements that demonstrate your suitability for the internship.
  • Deadline Awareness: Be mindful of application deadlines and submit your application well before the closing date to ensure that it receives proper consideration.
  • Follow-Up: If you haven't received a confirmation of receipt within a reasonable timeframe after submitting your application, consider following up with the hiring manager or designated contact person to ensure that your application was received and is being reviewed.
  • Prepare for Interviews: If you're selected for an interview, prepare thoroughly by researching DTIC's mission, goals, and recent initiatives. Practice answering common interview questions and be ready to discuss how your skills and experiences align with the internship position.
  • Stay Engaged: Stay connected with DTIC's official communication channels for updates on the status of your application and any additional steps in the selection process.
  • Express Enthusiasm: Throughout the application process, demonstrate your enthusiasm for the internship opportunity and your eagerness to contribute to DTIC's objectives and initiatives.
  • Be Patient and Persistent: Understand that the selection process may take time, and competition for internship positions can be fierce. Be patient while awaiting a response and remain persistent in your pursuit of this valuable opportunity with DTIC.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Government Administration
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 17, 2024
Valid through
March 18, 2028
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