The Built Environment (BE) unit of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) currently has seven (7) Internship positions available on a 12-month contract basis in Pretoria and Stellenbosch. Apply before 25 February 2013.

About the job:

CSIR Built Environment (BE) unit aims to support South Africa’s competitive performance and the welfare and the quality of life of its people through knowledge-generation for the development of an efficient and globally competitive built environment system.

These Internship positions offer an excellent opportunity for newly qualified graduates to work in a team under the mentorship and guidance of researchers in undertaking theoretical, practical and contract research projects.

The positions are based in Pretoria and Stellenbosch.

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct basic desktop research and literature searches.
  • Develop research skills and write reports.
  • Assist with related laboratory and field investigations.
  • Collect, clean and analyse data.
  • Any other duties job related tasks.

Qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in architecture, building physics, chemistry, -mathematical statistics, chemical, civil or mechanical engineering.
  • Excellent computer presentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal and team skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in an interdisciplinary team.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Problem-solving and solution-seeking orientation.
  • Must have good communication, presentation and writing skills.
  • Reliable and possess good work ethics.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Applicants must be South African citizens.

How to apply:

To apply online, click here.

Closing date: 25 February 2013.

Please note that feedback will be given to shortlisted candidates only.




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