DSI-Human Sciences Research Council: Internships 2023
|Closing Date:||Friday 26th of May 2023|
|Organization||DSI-Human Sciences Research Council|
The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) invites unemployed graduates to apply for Internship Programme 2023.
The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is responsible for the management of the DSI-HSRC Internship Programme on behalf of the Department of Science and Innovation.
The Internship Programme provides unemployed Science, Engineering and Technology (SET), Research, Development, Innovation, Social Sciences and Humanities graduates and postgraduates (excluding Post-doctoral candidates) an opportunity to acquire practical work experience through mentoring and exposure in an environment, relevant to their qualification.
Placement will be available in public and private higher education institutions, science councils, research agencies, private sector, non-profit organisations and in relevant industries.
Candidates with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Reasonable disability support may be provided on request from the Intern or the institution.
To be eligible, interns MUST meet the following minimum requirements:
The following applies to candidates who are NOT ELIGIBLE to be appointed as DSI-HSRC interns:
The internship programme is offered for a period of 24 months. Successful applicants will be required to sign a contract for the duration of the internship.
The DSI-HSRC Internship will provide interns with a monthly salary depending on the level of qualification for the duration of the two-year period:
PLACEMENT AT VARIOUS HOST INSTITUTIONS
Participating Host Institutions are located throughout the country and interested applicants should as far as possible apply for a position available in the province where they normally live.
Applicants are urged to consider the choice of province carefully as the cost of living away from home maybe high and place a burden on you.
Kindly note that the HSRC does not pay relocation costs to any appointed candidates who choose to relocate to another province.
SHORTLISTING AND INTERVIEWS
Short listing and interview of applicants will be conducted by mentors from participating Host Institutions.
Applicants will be shortlisted and contacted by the specific Host institution to schedule interviews, using the personal email you have provided in the application.
Applicants are advised to check their emails regularly during the period 01 to 25 June 2023. After the Host Institution has selected their candidate, they will inform the DSI-HSRC Internship Programme office, and we will initiate the process of verification and contracting of recommended candidates through our internship online portal.
HOW TO APPLY
All applications must be submitted electronically on the DSI-HSRC Internship Online Management System.
Applicants must first register under the tab Create Intern Account and provide their personal details as required.
After registration, log in and go to My Profile menu and complete all the required information. Proceed to my applications menu and create an application by completing all the relevant sections following instructions provided.