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CSIR Internship & Training Program New Hiring 2024

The Right to CSIR Internship & Training Program provides a unique opportunity for aspiring individuals to gain hands-on experience in the field of scientific research and industrial development. As an intern, you will be working closely with leading scientists and professionals in various CSIR laboratories, contributing to cutting-edge research projects, and enhancing your technical skills. This program aims to foster a culture of innovation and scientific excellence, preparing interns for future careers in academia, industry, or entrepreneurship.

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  • Collaborate with scientists and research teams to assist in ongoing projects and initiatives within the CSIR organization.
  • Conduct literature reviews and gather relevant data to support research activities.
  • Perform laboratory experiments, collect samples, and assist in data analysis and interpretation.
  • Contribute to the development of research proposals, methodologies, and experimental designs.
  • Prepare technical reports, presentations, and documentation on research findings.
  • Participate in seminars, workshops, and training sessions to enhance technical knowledge and skills.
  • Maintain and organize laboratory equipment, supplies, and materials.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in the relevant scientific field.
  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a bachelor's/master's degree in a scientific discipline (e.g., chemistry, biology, physics, engineering, etc.).
  • Strong academic record and a genuine passion for scientific research and development.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and propose innovative solutions.
  • Proficiency in conducting literature reviews and familiarity with scientific databases and research tools.
  • Basic laboratory skills and experience in performing scientific experiments.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and collaborate with diverse professionals.
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Familiarity with computer applications and scientific software tools.
  • Commitment to adhering to ethical guidelines and maintaining confidentiality.
Job Benefits
  • Gain practical experience in a world-class research environment and work with leading scientists in the field.
  • Enhance technical skills through hands-on training and exposure to cutting-edge technologies.
  • Networking opportunities with professionals from various scientific disciplines.
  • Develop research and analytical skills through active participation in projects.
  • Access to scientific resources, databases, and publications.
  • Certificate of completion and valuable industry references upon successful conclusion of the internship.

To apply for the CSIR Internship & Training Program, please follow the steps outlined below:

  • Research Available Opportunities: Visit the CSIR website or any other designated platform to identify the current internship and training opportunities available. Take note of the specific projects, departments, and eligibility criteria mentioned in the program descriptions.
  • Prepare Application Materials: Gather all the necessary documents and materials required for the application process. These typically include:
    • A well-written and updated resume/CV highlighting your educational background, relevant skills, and experiences.
    • A cover letter expressing your interest in the CSIR Internship & Training Program, specifying the preferred projects or areas of interest.
    • Academic transcripts or certificates as proof of your educational qualifications.
  • Complete the Application Form: Fill out the online application form provided on the CSIR website or any other designated application portal. Ensure that all the required fields are completed accurately and thoroughly.
  • Submit Application Materials: Attach the required documents, including your resume/CV, cover letter, and academic transcripts, to the online application form. Make sure all the files are in the specified format (e.g., PDF, Word) and within the designated size limit.
  • Review and Edit: Before submitting your application, carefully review all the information you have provided. Check for any spelling or grammatical errors and ensure that the content is well-structured and effectively presents your qualifications and interests.
  • Submit Application: Once you are satisfied with your application materials, submit the completed application form and attached documents through the online portal. Take note of any confirmation or reference number provided upon submission.
  • Follow-up: After submitting your application, you may receive an acknowledgment email or confirmation indicating that your application has been received. If you do not receive any communication within a reasonable time frame, you can consider reaching out to the CSIR contact provided for inquiries or updates on the application status.
  • Interview and Selection: If your application is shortlisted, you may be invited for an interview, either in person or through video conferencing. Prepare for the interview by researching the CSIR organization, familiarizing yourself with the project(s) of interest, and highlighting your relevant skills and experiences. After the interview process, successful candidates will be notified of their selection.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Job Location
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
June 6, 2024
Valid through
May 18, 2028
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