Dube TradePort opens vital internship opportunities for South African graduates with a user-friendly online interface

09 September 2016

Dube TradePort continues to play a major role in developing the economic prosperity of South Africa through the attraction of over R 1.4 billion in private sector investment that has resulted in the creation of over 1 743 valuable permanent job opportunities within its precinct. 

The organisation’s legacy of development has been given greater impetus through the opening of a vibrant internship and in-service training programme, where graduates get a unique opportunity to enhance their academic knowledge with work experience in an industry setting, giving them the necessary skills to enter the job market.

DTPC Interns

Current interns at Dube TradePort Corporation

Ms Zodwa Mbatha, Corporate Affairs Executive for Dube TradePort Corporation remarked, “Skills development is a priority for our organis ation’s continued growth, and it's for this reason that we have put together a comprehensive internship programme that offers graduates a rich understanding of their chosen profession, through an integrated regime that includes on-the-job training and mentorship. We are proud to announce that during the month of September 2016 we have an open window where we are accepting new internship applications for 2017. We are particularly pleased to have launched this year’s application in a user-friendly digital platform that allows applicants to apply online, with the ability to photograph and upload documents using their phones.”

Now in its fourth year, Dube TradePort Corporation’s internship programme has successfully taken on 89 graduates to-date, with 40% having secured permanent jobs in the industry so far.

Internship details:  

  • - The duration of the programme is 12-24 months

  • - The online internship application form is available from:  http://internship.dubetradeport.co.za

Internships are offered in the following and related fields:

  • - Accounting / Financial Management

  • - Architecture

  • - Agricultural Science / Engineering

  • - Contracts Management

  • - Environmental Management

  • - Geographic Information System

  • - Horticulture

  • - Human Resources Management

  • - Marketing / Graphic Design/ Journalism / Media   

  • - Maintenance / Property Operations

  • - Network and Data Centre Management

  • - Quantity Surveying

  • - Occupational Health and Safety / Quality Management

  • - Supply Chain Management

  • - Tissue Culture Laboratory

  • - Town Planning

  • - Water Quality / Testing

Internships will be hosted within the Dube TradePort precinct in La Mercy, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
The closing date for applications is 30 September 2016.