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SEDA: Finance and Administration Internships 2023

Are you new to the working world? Do you think you can make it in the finance sector? If the answer is yes, then you’ve come to the right place!

SEDA is now accepting applications for its internship program.

This is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to get a start in the working world and also gain some valuable work experience at the same time.

If you want to join, then you need to apply right now.

We’ve provided a breakdown of how this internship program works and what it will need from you during the application process works.

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This internship will not be accepting applications after 7 March 2023. Please make sure that your application and all supporting documents are submitted before this date.


This internship will be held in Cape Town, Western Cape

What is SEDA?

Seda was founded in December 2004 as an agency under the then-Department of Commerce and Industry by the National Small Business Amendment Act – Act 29 of 2004. (the dti).

The Ntsika Business Development Agency, the National Manufacturing Advisory Centre, and the Community Public Private Partnership (CPPP) program were amalgamated into the new entity.

In April 2006, the GODISA Trust and the National Technology Transfer Centre joined with Seda to become the Seda Technology Programme (Stp).

The South African Quality Institute’s small company assistance function and the Technology for Women in Business’s technology-related activities were merged with Stp in 2008.

In 2009, Stp was fully merged into Seda structures. Seda’s mission and powers were transferred from the dti to the DSBD in 2014.

Its vision is to make a difference in the lives of SMMEs every day, and its mission is to promote entrepreneurship and the development of small businesses by providing tailored non-financial business support services that result in business growth and sustainability in collaboration with other ecosystem players.

Seda works with numerous ecosystem players and invests heavily in promoting entrepreneurship and the growth of Small, Medium, and Micro Businesses (SMMEs) across the country. Seda has the largest office network in the country, with 54 branches, 46 co-location locations, and 110 incubators.

What is This Learnership Program?

Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) welcomes unemployed South African graduates to apply for the 12-month Finance and Administrative Internship Program 2023.

The internship program’s goal is to give adequate and meaningful work experience that corresponds to the intern’s qualifications.


Please make sure you meet ALL of the following minimum entrance requirements before submitting your application because if you don’t, your application will be rejected:

  • Matric (level 4)/Grade 12 and Degree /National Diploma in Accounting, Cost and Management Accounting and/or Financial Management (NQF Level 6)


  • Planning and organizing skills
  • Communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • High-level Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Aptitude for financial management and /or budgeting
  • High level of accuracy in data entry
  • Time management
  • Ability to move through systems quickly and accurately
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • High level of internal customer service, translating and supporting

How To Apply

Applications are quite simple. All you need to do is send your CV to

Please state the position and the office you are applying for in the subject line.

Contact Details

If you have any questions or concerns related to this learnership program, then you can contact SEDA directly through the following means:

Physical Address: The Fields, Office Block A, 1066 Burnett Street Hatfield 0833

Pretoria Postal Address: P.O Box 56714, Arcadia, 0007 Tel: +27 12 441 1000 Fax: +27 12 441 2064

Tel: 0860 103 703

Good luck with your application!