CSIR: Project Admin Internship 2016 / 2017 in Pretoria

CSIR: Project Admin Internship Programme in Pretoria

CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research) has an Internship opportunity in the Biomanufcaturing Technologies Competency Area within the Biosciences Unit. Within the Competency Area there is a programme called the Biomanufcaturing Industry Development Centre (BIDC), which focuses on translation of research into market-ready products and technologies. The BIDC works closely with SMMEs to develop market-ready products and to support their entry into the market. This requires a multi-disciplinary approach incorporating market and business development, technology and product development, manufacturing and marketing among others. This position is based in Pretoria.

The CSIR is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

Internship Application deadline is  15 July 2016 

Internship Provider: CSIR

Internship Location: Pretoria


  • A National Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in commerce with finance/bookkeeping as a major subject; Postgraduate qualifications and/or relevant work experience would be an advantage;
  • Strong work ethics (e.g. accountability and reliability) and the ability to work under supervision within a dynamic team environment.

Competencies and Skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Organisational ability
  • Record-keeping skills
  • Ability to extract information from the CSIR systems and present to users
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work accurately and pay attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work under pressure and multi task
  • Willingness to work under instruction and take on new challenges

How to apply

Should you meet the above requirements, please email your CV to [email protected] with your name and surname, position title and reference number on the subject line, (e.g. John Smith: Internship: Project Administrator: Reference No: 307027)

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