The National Research Foundation (NRF) is responsible for the management of the DST-NRF Internship Programme in which unemployed Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) graduates and postgraduates (including those in Social Sciences and Humanities) are offered an opportunity to acquire practical work experience through mentoring and exposure to a research environment.
This opportunity is also offered to those unemployed graduates and postgraduates who are interested in research management; research support and administration at public higher education institutions and research agencies through a partnership with the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA).
Applications are invited from candidates who are interested in acquiring work experience in the areas of specialisation or disciplines in the provinces stated.
Interns will receive a monthly salary ranging between R6 070.00 and R8 050.00 per month – depending on the level of qualification.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
Unemployed South African graduates and postgraduates in the Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET), Research and Development, Social Sciences and Humanities fields are eligible to apply.
South African Permanent Residents who hold a South African Identity Document also qualify while non-South African citizens are not eligible.
Applicants should not be older than 35 years at the time of submission of an application.
Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Only graduates who hold an Advanced Diploma or Bachelor’s degree at NQF level 7, Honours or BTech degrees at NQF level 8 and MTech or Master’s degrees at NQF level 9 qualify to apply for an internship.
Candidates holding a National Diploma at NQF level 6 as well as DTech and PhD at NQF level 10 are not eligible to apply.
Closing date for submitting applications: 14 November 2017
HOW TO APPLY
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