Closing Date: 11 January 2013

The Department of Science and Technology is inviting suitable graduates who have completed their studies at institutions of higher learning to participate in an Internship Programme. The duration of the programme is twelve months, with effect from April 2013. Interested and qualifying graduates that are currently unemployed and never participated in an Internship Programme in government are invited to apply for these positions that are based at the Pretoria offices:

Business Unit  Area Of Utilisation Minimum Qualification Required Number Of Internship Positions
Africa Cooperation International Relations  Degree: International Relations 2
Overseas Bilateral Cooperation  International Relations Degree: International Relations or Natural Sciences 1
S&T Research Research & Writing Masters Degree: Social; Sciences or Management studies 2
Global Projects International Relations Degree: International Relations/ Natural Science 2
Biotechnology & Health Biotechnology Degree: Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/Life Science 1
Office of Director General Administrative Support National Diploma/Degree: Public Administration 2
Office of the Minister Administrative Support National Diploma/Degree: Public Administration 1
Office of the Deputy Director General(Research Development Innovation) Administrative Support National Diploma/Degree Communication  1
Knowledge, Information and Records Management Records & Information Centre Management National Diploma/ Degree: Information Sciences 2
Legal Services  Legal Services LLB Degree  1
Science Communications  Media Liaison Events Management National Diploma/Degree: Journalism, Public Relations, Speech Writing 4
Supply Chain Management  Logistics/ Procurement National Diploma/Degree: Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Purchasing 2
Policy, Planning, Governance and Management, Economics

Monitoring and Evaluation/


Strategy and Planning National Diploma/ Degree: Business 1
Governance  Degree: Economics, Business Management, Statistics 2
 Monitoring and Evaluation National Diploma/Degree: Economics, Developmental Studies 2
Human Resource Special Programmes National Diploma/ Degree: Psychology,Social Sciences 1
Talent Management and Organisational Development

National Diploma/Degree: Human Resources Development (HRD)/Management Services


Maintenance and Sourcing

National Diploma/ Degree: Human

Resources Management (HRM)

Science and Technology Investments Science & Technology Masters: Economics, Statistics 1
Research and Development Planning National Diploma/ Degree: Information Technology/ Systems/Social Science/Natural Science/Applied Mathematics 8
National Indigenous Knowledge System Office Knowledge Management

Degree: IT/ Knowledge Management 1


Sector Business Support Project Monitoring Project Monitoring and Evaluation

Degree: Bcomm Accounting/Developmental Studies/Social/ Management Science (Project & Business Management)

NIPMO IT, Legal & Operations Management

Degree Business Management/Economics6 Computer Science/ IT; B Com. & Law Degree


 How to Apply

Applicants should fall under youth category (ages 18 to 35) and preferably be South African citizens. Preference would be given to those possessing relevant tertiary qualifications from accredited higher learning institutions. Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, certified copies of academic record; certificate and identity document. Failure to submit the required documents might result in your application not being considered. .All application should be addressed to Ms MM Makgoba and posted to Department of Science and Technology, Private Bag x894; PRETORIA; 0001 or hand delivered to CSIR Campus; DST Building 52 at the reception area.

Enquiries may be directed to Ms Maite Makgoba or Haggai Setumo at 012 843 6710/ 6690/ 6695 NB. Correspondence will be limited to the short-listed candidates only. Therefore, if you don’t receive any correspondence from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application as unsuccessful.