The Government of South Africa’s finances is regulated and accounted for by the National Treasury. They monitor implementations of budgets for both provincial and local government bodies while aiming to reduce poverty. They offer talented individuals an opportunity each year to gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience within a variety of fields through their internship program. Candidates who excel within their studies are urged to apply in the available career fields. With the internships provided by this Government department candidates will learn what their career path is all about and be prepared to enter the workforce.
National Treasury Internships Available
The National Treasury has many career paths to offer candidates and if selected to join their internship program these candidates will learn all they need to know about their field from top professionals in the field.
Here are some of the fields available for interns:
- Development Economics
- Supply Chain Management
- Financial Management
- Corporate Governance
- Computer Science
- Public Policy
- Risk Management
- Human Resource Management
The National Treasury offers a 24-month internship program to eligible candidates. Each selected candidate will gain great hands-on knowledge within their field while also receiving a monthly stipend. Boarding, transport, and meals are the responsibility of the candidate and are not provided for by the National Treasury.
National Treasury Internships Requirements
If the fields mentioned above are what you seek, then you must also adhere to all requirements as set out by the Treasury Department. Candidates wanting to apply must ensure they have all the relevant documentation at hand when commencing the application. The application form will have all the requirements clearly stated but here are the basic requirements needed.
Here are some of the requirements needed to apply:
- Applicants must be a South African citizen with a valid ID document
- Applicants must have a valid Matric / Grade 12 certificate with a minimum of 60% average
- Applicants must have a solid knowledge of computers
- Candidates must have a degree in their field and be proficient in English
- Candidates must be able to work under pressure and take responsibility
- Candidates must be good at mathematics
- Applicants must be able to function independently and as part of a team
Applicants will be exposed to many tasks of the banking industry and gain treasured experience while completing their internship with the National Treasury. Selected candidates will be contacted, thus, if you do not hear anything within three months after the closing date, you may assume your application was unsuccessful. Only candidates who make the shortlist will be contacted.
National Treasury Internships Application
National Treasury internship applications online can be done on their website once applications open. Applications can be downloaded, completed and submitted via e-mail or post to the following addresses:
Private Bag X 115
Late applications, applications missing documentation or applications that are incomplete will not be looked at. Candidates must attach clear and certified copies of all documentation and not their original documents. Applicants must submit their full academic records with the applications.
National Treasury Internships Closing Dates
The National Treasury internships usually open during the month of May each year. Once applications open, the closing dates for the various programs will be available on their site.
Candidates are reminded to ensure all relevant documentation is certified, the application is completed in full and all contact detail is up-to-date. Good luck to all who are pursuing a career with the National Treasury.