DST-NRF: Internships 2017 / 2018

National Research Foundation (NRF) and Department of Science and Technology (DST: Internships 2017/2018

National Research Foundation (NRF) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) hereby invites applications for internships opportunities for the financial year 2017 / 2018. The duration of this internship Programme is 12 months. Successful Interns will receive a monthly salary ranging between R6 070 and R 8 050 per month, depending on the level of qualification.

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 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 & Innovation Management Association (SARIMA). Applications are invited from candidates in the following areas of specialisation or disciplines and who are willing to be placed in the stipulated provinces:

Internship Application deadline is 07 November 2016

Internship Provider : National Research Foundation and Department of Science and Technology

Internship Location: South Africa , All Provinces

Field of Studies:

Eastern Cape: Agricultural Economics ●  Agricultural Engineering  ●  Agricultural Management  ●  Agriculture  ●  Analytical Science ●  Animal Production ●  Biochemistry ●  Biology ●  Biomedical Technology ●  Biophysics ●  Biostatistics ●  Biotechnology ●  Botany ●  Chemical Sciences ●  Chemistry ●  Collections Management ●  Communication & Media Studies ●  Computer Sciences ●  Ecology & Environmental Sciences ●  Electrical Engineering ●  Environmental Studies ●  Fisheries ●  Food Sciences & Technologies ●  Fresh Water Biology ●  Fresh Water Biology & Limnology ●  Geology ●  Health Systems & Research ●  Horticulture ●  Human Systems Research ●  Information & Computer Science ●  Information & Library Sciences ●  Information Science ●  Information Systems &Technologies ●  Inorganic Chemistry ●  Marine Biology ●  Mechanical Engineering ●  Medical Biotechnology ●  Medical Sciences ●  Microbiology ●  Molecular & Cell Biology ●  Nursing Science ●  Oceanology ●  Organic Chemistry ●  Physical Geography ●  Physics ●  Physiology ●  Plant Production ●  Political Sciences ●  Public Health ●  Research Management, Research Support & Administration ●  Science & Technology ●  Social Science ●  Sociology  ●  Soil & Water Sciences ●  Statistics ●  Zoology
Free State: Agricultural Sciences ●  Biochemistry ●  Biophysics ●  Ecology & Environmental Sciences ●  Food Sciences & Technology ●  Genetics ●  Information Systems ●  & Technologies ●  Microbiology ●  Molecular & Cell Biology ●  Research Management, Research Support & Administration ●  Town & Regional Planning
Gauteng: Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering, Agricultural Economics ●  Agriculture ●  Analytical Chemistry ●  Anatomical Science ●  Animal Breeding & Genetics ●  Animal Production ●  Animal Science ●  Anthropology ●  Applied Mathematics ●  Archaeology ●  Astronomy ●  Automotive Engineering ●  Biology ●  Biochemistry ●  Bio-engineering ●  Biological Sciences Biomedical Technology ●  Biometrics ●  Biotechnology ●  Botany ●  Chemical Engineering ●  Chemistry ●  Civil Engineering ●  Communication & Media Studies Computer Engineering ●  Computer Hardware ●  Computer Programming ●  Computer Science ●  Computer Software ●  Dental Sciences ●  Development Studies ●  Ecology ●  Ecology & Environmental Sciences ●  Economic Sciences ●  Electrical Engineering ●  Electronic Engineering  ●  Embryology & Fetal Development ●  Endocrinology ●  Engineering Management ●  Engineering Sciences ●  Environmental Studies ●  Environmental Engineering ●  Environmental Health ●  Environmental Studies ●  Epidemiology ●  Food Sciences & Technology  ●  Forest Sciences ●  Fresh Water Biology & Limnology ●  Genetics ●  Geology Health Economics ●  Health Promotion & Disease Prevention ●  Health Sciences ●  Health Systems Research ●  Horticulture ●  Industrial Engineering ●  Industrial Psychology & Sociology ●  Information & Computer Sciences ●  Information & Library Sciences ●  Information Management ●  Information Systems & Technologies ●  Information Technology ●  Innovation & Technology Transfer ●  Inorganic Chemistry ●  International Relations ●  Manufacturing & Process Technologies ●  Marine Biology ●  Material Sciences &Technologies ●  Mathematical Sciences ●  Mathematics ●  Mechanical Engineering ●  Medical Sciences ●  Medical Technologies ●  Medical Virology ●  Metallurgical Engineering ●  Microbiology ●  Molecular & Cell Biology ●  Morphology ●  Neurosciences ●  Nutrition ●  Nutrition & Metabolism ●  Organic Chemistry ●  Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Sciences ●  Pharmacology ●  Pharmaceutical Sciences ●  Phenomenological Physics ●  Physical Chemistry ●  Physics ●  Physiology ●  Plant Production ●  Political Sciences & Public Policy ●  Polymer Sciences ●  Process Engineering ●  Psychology ●  Public Health ●  Quality Management ●  Research Management, Research Support & Administration ●  Science & Statistics ●  Science Education ●  Science Journalism ●  Social Sciences ●  Sociology ●  Soil & Water Sciences ●  Space & Earth Science ●  Statistics ●  Statistics & Probability ●  Town & Regional Planning ●  Veterinary Microbiology ●  Veterinary Science ●  Zoology
KwaZulu-Natal: Agriculture ●  Analytical Chemistry ●  Animal Production ●  Applied Mathematics ●  Archeology ●  Biochemistry ●  Bio-engineering ●  Biological Sciences ●  Biology Biotechnology ●  Botany ●  Chemical Engineering ●  Chemistry ●  Communication & Media Studies ●  Communication Technologies ●  Computer Hardware ●  Computer Programming ●  Computer Science ●  Computer Software ●  Ecology ●  Ecology & Environmental Science ●  Economic Sciences ●  Electrical Engineering ●  Electronic Engineering ●  Environmental Engineering ●  Environmental Studies ●  Food Sciences & Technology ●  Genetics ●  Health Promotion & Disease Prevention ●  Horticulture ●  Hydrology ●  Information & Computer Sciences ●  Information & Library Sciences ●  Information Management ●  Information Systems & Technologies ●  IT Graphic Design ●  Manufacturing & Process Technologies ●  Marine Biology ●  Mathematical Sciences  ●  Mechanical Engineering ●  Microbiology ●  Molecular & Cell Biology ●  Nutrition ●  Organic Chemistry ●  Physical Chemistry ●  Physical Sciences ●  Plant Biotechnology ●  Plant Production ●  Process Engineering ●  Research Management, Research Support & Administration ●  Social Sciences ●  Sociology ●  Soil & Water Sciences ●  Space & Earth Sciences ●  Statistics  ●  Statistics & Probability ●  Toxicology ●  Veterinary Science ●  Zoology
Limpopo: Agricultural Economics ●  Agriculture ●  Animal Production ●  Animal Science ●  Applied Mathematics ●  Biochemistry ●  Biological Sciences ●  Biostatistics ●  Biotechnology ●  Botany ●  Chemistry ●  Ecology & Environmental Sciences ●  Electronic Engineering ●  Environmental Health ●  Environmental Studies ●  Food Sciences & Technology ●  Geology ●  Horticulture ●  Hydrology ●  Information & Computer Sciences ●  Library Science ●  Mathematics ●  Mechanical Engineering ●  Medical Biotechnology ●  Microbiology ●  Mining Engineering ●  Molecular & Cell Biology ●  Organic Chemistry ●  Physical Geography ●  Physical Sciences ●  Plant Biotechnology ●  Plant Production ●  Psychology ●  Public Health ●  Science Education ●  Social Sciences ●  Soil & Water Sciences ●  Sports Sciences ●  Town & Regional Planning ●  Veterinary Science, Zoology.
Mpumalanga  Agricultural Economics ● ICT ● Physical Geography  ● Research Management ● Research Support and Administration ●Zoology
Northern Cape Botany ● Ecology and Environmental Science ● Science Education
North West: Agriculture ●  Biochemistry ●  Biology ●  Biotechnology ●  Chemical Engineering ●  Chemistry ●  Computer Programming ●  Dietetics ●  Environmental Studies ●  Epidemiology ●  Food Sciences & Technology ●  Forensic Sciences ●  Genetics ●  Health Promotion ●  Health Sciences ●  Human Movement Sciences ●  Industrial Psychology & Sociology ●  Information & Computer Sciences ●  International Relations ●  Manufacturing & Process Technologies ●  Mathematics Mechanical Engineering ●  Molecular & Cell Biology ●  Nuclear Engineering ●  Nuclear Medicine & Organ Imaging ●  Nutrition ●  Physical Sciences ●  Physiology Polymer Sciences ●  Public Health ●  Science Education ●  Sports & Recreational Arts ●  Sports Medicine ●  Sports Sciences ●  Technologies & Applied Sciences ●Soil and Water Science
Western Cape: Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering ●  Agriculture♦ Analytical Chemistry ●  Applied Mathematics ●  Archaeology ●  Atmospheric Science & Meteorology ●  Atomic, Molecular & Nuclear Physics ●  Biochemistry ●  Bio-engineering ●  Biological Sciences ●  Biology ●  Biomedical Technology ●  Biostatistics ●  Biotechnology ●  Botany ●  Chemical Engineering ●  Chemical Pathology ●  Chemistry ●  Communication & Media Studies ●  Computer Engineering ●  Computer Programming ●  Computer Sciences ●  Ecology & Environmental Sciences ●  Economic Sciences ●  Electrical Engineering ●  Electronic Engineering ●  Environmental Studies ●  Epidemiology ●  Fisheries ●  Food Science & Technology ●  Forensic Sciences ●  Genetics ●  Geology ●  Geospace Physics ●  Health ●  Informatics ●  Health Promotion & Disease Prevention ●  Health Sciences ●  Health Technology ●  Horticulture ●  Hydrology ●  Immunology ●  Industrial ●  Biotechnology ●  Infectious Diseases ●  Information & Computer Sciences ●  Information & Library Sciences ●  Information Management ●  Information ●  Systems & Technologies ●  Marine Biology ●  Material Sciences & Technologies ●  Mathematical Sciences ●  Mechanical Engineering ●  Medical Biotechnology ●  Medical Sciences ●  Medical Technologies ●  Medical Virology ●  Microbiology ●  Molecular & Cell Biology ●  Natural Sciences ●  Nutrition ●  Oceanology ●  Organic Chemistry ●  Paleontology ●  Physics ●  Physiology ●  Plant Biotechnology ●  Polymer Sciences ●  Psychology ●  Rehabilitation Medicine Research Management, Research Support & Administration ●  Science Education ●  Science Journalism ●  Social Sciences ●  Soil & Water Sciences ●  Space & Earth Science ●  Sports Medicine ●  Sports Sciences ●  Statistics ●  Statistics & Probability ●  Theoretical & Condensed Matter Physics ●  Toxicology ●  Zoology

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.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted electronically on the NRF Online Submission System at https://nrfsubmission.nrf.ac.za – register and then log in. Please also attach certified copies of qualifications, academic records and the South African Identity Document. Please note that you can only apply for a maximum of 3 disciplines across all provinces. Please also scan in and attach certified copies of qualifications, academic record and SA ID. Please note that you can only apply for a minimum of three  disciplines across all province.

No e-mailed or faxed applications will be considered.

For technical online enquiries, please contact the Support Desk (Mondays to Fridays from 08:00 to16:30) at tel. (012) 481-4202 or e-mail: [email protected]
For programme-related queries, contact Sello Raseruthe at tel. (012) 481-4388 or Monwabisi Mfihlo at tel. (012) 481-4023.

Notifications

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 four months of the closing date, applicants should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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