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DST-NRF Internship Programme 2014/15

2013-09-12 (418)

There are 1 year job opportunities for post-grad students to work at a university. The ADU has applied for students, and one student will have the opportunity to work on weaver projects and research, including publishing papers. Read more below.

Closing date: 11 October 2013

Required Qualifications
Only university graduates with Bachelor's, Honours, BTech, MTech or Master's degrees may apply. People holding a National Diploma, DTech and PhD need not apply.

Interns will receive a monthly salary ranging between R5 771.70 and R 7 695.60 per month, depending on the level of qualification.

Who is Eligible to Apply?
Unemployed South African university graduates and postgraduates in the Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) Research and Development fields are eligible. Non-South Africans need not apply. Applicants should not be older than 35 years at the time of submission of application. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants will be placed in various institutions throughout the country and should thus apply for a position available in the province where they would like to be placed. The NRF does not pay relocation costs to appointed applicants who have to relocate to faraway provinces.

The internship programme is offered for a period of 12 months. Successful applicants will be required to sign an internship contract for the duration of the internship period. [Successful candidates will start their internship on 1 April 2014].

How to Apply?
All applications must be submitted electronically on the NRF Online Submission System here - register and then log in. Please also scan in and attach certified copies of qualifications, academic records and South African Identity Document. Please note that you can only apply for a maximum of 3 disciplines across all provinces.

For technical online enquiries, please contact the Support Desk (Mondays to Fridays from 08:00 to 16:30) at tel. (012) 481-4202 or e-mail supportdesk [at] nrf.co.za
For programme-related queries, please contact Sello Raseruthe, tel. (012) 481-4388 or Monwabisi Mfihlo, tel. (012) 481-4023
NB: Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If no correspondence has been received within 4 months of the closing date, applicants should consider their applications unsuccessful. Successful candidates will start their internship on 1 April 2014.