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CSIR: Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Internships 2024 New Hiring

CSIR is offering Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Internships for dynamic and motivated individuals seeking hands-on experience in a cutting-edge research environment. As a WIL intern at CSIR, you will have the opportunity to work alongside seasoned professionals, contributing to real-world projects and gaining invaluable insights into the world of scientific and industrial research.

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  • Collaborative Research: Engage in collaborative research initiatives, working closely with CSIR scientists and researchers on innovative projects.
  • Project Participation: Contribute to the planning, execution, and completion of research projects within specified timelines.
  • Data Analysis: Assist in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, utilizing state-of-the-art tools and methodologies.
  • Documentation: Prepare detailed reports, documentation, and presentations summarizing research findings and outcomes.
  • Learning and Development: Actively participate in training sessions, workshops, and knowledge-sharing activities to enhance technical skills and knowledge.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to foster a dynamic and inclusive work environment.
  • Compliance: Adhere to ethical and safety standards, ensuring compliance with relevant protocols and guidelines.
  • Currently enrolled in a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate program in a science or engineering discipline.
  • Strong academic background with a keen interest in scientific research and innovation.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Proficiency in relevant software tools and technologies.
Job Benefits
  • Exposure to cutting-edge research projects.
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals.
  • Networking opportunities within the scientific community.
  • Certificate of completion upon successful internship.
  1. Prepare Your Application Materials:
    • Update your resume to reflect your educational background, relevant skills, and any relevant experience.
    • Write a compelling cover letter expressing your interest in the CSIR WIL Internship position. Highlight your motivation, relevant skills, and how this opportunity aligns with your career goals.
    • Gather your academic transcripts.
  2. Compose an Email:
    • Open a new email in your preferred email platform.
    • In the subject line, write "CSIR WIL Internship Application."
  3. Attach Your Application Materials:
    • Attach your resume, cover letter, and academic transcripts to the email. Ensure that the file names are clear and professional.
  4. Write a Brief Email Message:
    • In the body of the email, briefly introduce yourself and express your interest in the WIL Internship position at CSIR.
    • Mention the attachments and provide a summary of your qualifications and how they make you a suitable candidate for the internship.
  5. Include Contact Information:
    • Include your contact information in the email signature, making it easy for CSIR to reach you.
  6. Send Your Application:
    • Double-check that all required documents are attached.
    • Proofread your email and attachments to ensure accuracy and professionalism.
    • Send the email to the specified application email address provided in the job description.
  7. Follow Up:
    • If you haven't received a confirmation of receipt within a reasonable time frame, consider sending a polite follow-up email to confirm that your application was received.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 14, 2024
Valid through
January 15, 2028
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