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 and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA).
Applications are invited from candidates in the following areas of specialisation or disciplines and are willing to be placed in the provinces stipulated as per http://www.nrf.ac.za/media-room/news/dst-nrf-internship-programme-201516
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.