Location: Pretoria

Nano-Structured Materials Graduate / Intern


  • Must have one of the following:
    • National Diploma or BTech in Chemical Engineering, in polymer science and/or polymer processing, Polymer Technology or Materials Science, or Polymer Technology or Materials Science
    • OR BSc or BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry and Physiology
    • OR BSc(Hons) in Chemistry or Physics or Materials Science

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Modelling Graduate / Intern


  • BSc (Honours) in applied mathematics, engineering or physical sciences, (Master’s degree would be an advantage).

Apply for the CSIR Modelling Graduate / Internship Programme

Human Language Technology Graduate / Intern / Trainee


  • Minimum qualifications required:
    • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following disciplines: electronic engineering, computer engineering, computer science, computational linguistics, mathematics, applied mathematics.
  • Minimum other competence required:
    • Technical: programming skills in at least one programming language, as well as experience in working within the Linux OS and OpenSource environment
    • IT: good computer skills, specifically related to word-processing, spreadsheets and presentations
    • Interpersonal: the ability to work well in a creative scientific environment as part of a team, with a good fit with the culture of the organisation (e.g. working on various projects simultaneously, contributing to an innovative research and development environment, positively influencing team work, etc.)
    • Language: full spoken and written proficiency in English
  • Preferred/recommended requirements:
    • Experience: participation in a relevant project (see list of research areas above) from conception to completion with responsibility for ensuring allocated activities are completed on time, on brief and on budget
    • Technical: programming skills in a variety of programming languages, especially C, C++, Python or Perl
    • IT: Experience in environments like Matlab, Statistica, R, etc.
    • Language: knowledge of or fluency in any official South African language(s) and/or language(s) spoken in Africa.

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Protein Technologies Graduate / Intern


  • A BSc or BTech degree in the relevant areas listed above.
  • A postgraduate qualification and/or relevant work experience will be an advantage.
  • A strong work ethic (e.g. accountability and reliability) and the ability to work under supervision within a dynamic team environment

Apply for the CSIR Protein Technologies Graduate / Internship Programme