The Department of Science & Technology in partnership with the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association, are sponsoring internships for young South Africans who wish to further their careers in research management, research support and administration.
The DST, in a media release says applications are invited from interested candidates, who hold at least a four-year degree (honours or equivalent) in the natural, applied sciences or the humanities.
Ten internship positions are available.
Successful applicants must be prepared to be placed at various higher education institutions throughout the country and to participate in a structured work programme under the guidance of an experienced mentor.
The DST says the internship is for 12 months only “and all successful applicants are expected to sign an internship contract with the NRF.”
Remuneration is R5500 to R6600 per month, depending on qualifications.
Interested candidates should contact Nelson Komane at 012 481 4219 and submit a letter of application, updated CV, certified copies of original qualifications, certified copies of academic transcripts (study records) and certified copy of identity.