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Join the National Treasury Graduate Development Programme (NTGDP)

The National Treasury is committed to youth and skills development in South Africa. We provide graduates an opportunity to gain meaningful workplace experience to complement their studies. Our Graduate Development Programme is directed at those who have or are in the process of completing their studies. Graduate recruits will be part of a supportive environment allowing for continuous development.  National Treasury Graduate Development Programme (NTGDP) consists of two programmes: the Internship programme, and the Chartered Accountant Academy (CAA) – previously known as the Training Outside of Public Practice Programme (TOPP).

Internship programme

All interns undergo a number of in-house learning interventions to prepare them for the transition into the world of work, giving them the skills to become competent and credible employees

What we are looking for from you

To qualify for the internship programme, you must have completed or be in the process of completing your undergraduate or postgraduate university degree, in the field of:

• Accounting • Financial Management • Finance • Public Finance • Bachelor of Business Science Finance • Economics • Development Economics • Econometrics • ND/B degree Human Resources • Internal Audit • Project Management • Business Management • Public Management • BA Information Management • Knowledge Management • Risk Management • Supply Chain Management • Public Procurement •Development Studies • LLB • Social Policy • Social Science • Events Management • Public Administration • Computer Science • Informatics • Information Technology • Business Administration • Property Studies

Applicants must have an average of 60% or higher (Preference will be given to high performing students with top grades)

How much will I be paid?

Interns are offered competitive market-related salaries, which are structured according to the individual areas of work, level of expertise and qualification.


The National Treasury team annually embarks on recruitment drives at universities around the country.  Look out for further information around campus or at your university’s careers office.

How to apply?

To see current open training programmes and to apply, please visit our Training Opportunities page.