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The CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research)is a leading scientific and technology research organisation, implementing projects throughout Africa and making a difference in people’s lives.

The National Cleaner Production Centre of SA (NCPC-SA) is the DTI’s key industrial sustainability programme, tasked with contributing to a competitive green economy and strengthening market access for SA industry. This is done by transferring resource efficiency and cleaner production (RECP) technologies and services to industry, aimed at achieving measurable economic, environmental and social benefits.

The NCPC-SA’s Internship Programme offers graduate and post graduate students, in the field of engineering disciplines, the opportunity to become part of this initiative and programme and gain valuable in-plant experience by assisting companies in addressing competitive challenges, production weaknesses and skills gaps. The in-plant company placements will be preceded by a ten-day intensive training programme and a qualified mentor will be assigned to support a group of successful applicants. Placement will be 01 April  2013. These positions are based in Durban.

CSIR Internship Requirements:

A 3 year national diploma; bachelor’s degree; bachelor of technology; honours or masters qualification in any engineering field.       

Relocation cost will not be provided.

Closing date: 08 March 2013

Feedback will only be given to shortlisted candidates. Should you experience any problems in submitting your application, please contact the CSIR Recruitment Centre at Recruitmentqueries@csir.co.za. Please do not submit your application to this mailbox.

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